School of Social Work
POSITION: Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track (2 positions)
STARTING DATE: Fall, 2013.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate or ABD in Social Work/Social Welfare or closely related field from an accredited institution of higher education and MSW from an accredited program. The doctorate is required for retention beyond the initial appointment period. Candidates must have the ability to supervise Masters theses. We seek individuals with qualifications to teach courses in micro and macro social work practice, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, mental health, forensics, child welfare, policy, and/or aging. Successful candidates will have demonstrated potential for effective teaching using a variety of methodologies; ability and interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment; and demonstrated potential for research, scholarly and/or creative activity involving students.
DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: University teaching experience; active LCSW in CA or licensure in another state; publications in refereed journals; and experience working with diverse urban communities.
DUTIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in social work. Supervise Master’s level research. Advise students, participate in university and community service, conduct research, develop grant proposals and publish scholarly papers.
THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles, is a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offering programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields. The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full-and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area.
SALARY RANGE: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Letter of application; curriculum vitae; three current letters of recommendation; transcript from institution awarding highest degree; and samples of scholarly work. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States and completion of the University’s Application for Academic Employment form.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2012 and continue until position is filled. Address letter of application, required documentation and/or requests for information to:
Dale Weaver Ph.D. Director
School of Social Work
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8164
Fax: (323) 343-4682
For email correspondence: Patty.Lam12@calstatela.edu
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / TITLE IX EMPLOYER
Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.