Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work


Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work
California State University, Bakersfield

Type: Tenure-track Academic Year: 2019/2020 Available: August 2019
Location: Department of Social Work
School of Social Sciences and Education California State University, Bakersfield 9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022
Contact: Dr. Jaewon Lee
Search Committee Chair Email:

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include 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 2019; 3) Two years post MSW practice experience; 4) Teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

Preferred Qualifications: 1) Active scholarly agenda; 2) Five years practice experience; 3) Social work licensure; 4) Teaching experience at the graduate level.

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).

Workload Load: The normal workload includes teaching assignments, service, advising, and campus committee assignments. It may also involve program coordination.

Application: To apply, send the following materials to the contact person below: 1). Original and personalized cover letter of application addressing the responsibilities and fit for the qualifications described above; 2) Current curriculum vitae; 3) Copy of final degree transcripts verifying academic record and award of highest degree (or anticipated award if ABD); 4) List of three references including contact information. Completed applications will be reviewed on November 30, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. If you have any additional questions, please contact the Search Committee Chair at

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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, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veterans' status.

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