Assistant Professor of Social Work


Assistant Professor of Social Work
California State University, Bakersfield

Type: Tenure-track
Academic Year: 2018/2019
Available: August 2018

Department of Social Work
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Dr. Yong Li, Search Committee Chair Department of Social Work
Phone: (661) 654-3122 I Email:

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Responsibilities: This position involves the on-going development and teaching of graduate level MSW courses in an advanced generalist program. Creative, innovative teaching methods, including the use of technology, are expected. Service to the Department, School, University, and the larger community is required as well as the establishment of ongoing scholarly activity in a focused area of research.

Required Qualifications: (1) MSW from a CSWE accredited program; (2) Earned doctorate in social work (preferred) or closely related field by August, 2018; (3) Three years social work practice experience; (4) Teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications: (1) Active scholarly agenda; (2) Five years practice experience; (3) Social work licensure

Background Check: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Mandated Reporter: 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.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. CSUB offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package (e.g., excellent health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits).

Application: Send the following materials to the location and the contact person listed above: 1) Original and personalized letter of application addressing the responsibilities and fit for the qualifications described above; 2) Current curriculum vitae; 3) Copy of university transcripts verifying academic record and award of highest degree (or anticipated award if ABD); 4) Three letters of reference including contact information

Clery Act: CSUB's annual crime report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus centers, such as our Antelope Valley Satellite Campus and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from CSUB. The report also includes policies concerning security on campus, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, reporting crimes, sexual assault and other subjects. Additionally, a daily log of offenses is maintained and can be reviewed at the front desk of the Department of Public Safety. You can obtain a copy of the annual report by contacting the Department of Public Safety/University Police at (661) 654-2111 or by logging on to the Department of Public Safety's website at the following webpage:

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California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, disability or covered veterans' status.

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