Tenure Track Faculty - Human Behavior & Social Environment (HBSE) and Practice

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Tenure Track Faculty - Human Behavior & Social Environment (HBSE) and Practice
Job Code 2360-Tenure Track faculty
Full/Part Time Full Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department Social Work
Hiring Department Summary

The Division of Social Work strives to prepare ethical and effective social workers that can serve our richly diverse populations as practitioners, leaders and social justice advocates. With over 1,100 students the Division is one of the largest social work programs in the county, and offers CSWE-accredited programs at the bachelor’s and master’s level (BSW and MSW) that prepare professional social workers for critical forms of practice and research. Rooted in long standing and evolving partnerships with community based agencies, educational institutions, local and state government, we prepare students to effectively serve culturally-diverse and vulnerable individuals, families and communities. To ensure advanced depth of skill in a concentrated area of study, the Division has established three specialized practice areas of Behavioral Health, Children & Families, and Health & Aging in the second year MSW coursework. The Division of Social Work is housed within the College of Health and Human Services.

Essential Duties

Teach HBSE (Human Behavior & Social Environment) and practice courses.

Undertake appropriate scholarly activity, work in a collegial environment, and academically advise and mentor students.

Supervise undergraduate and/or graduate field placements.

Participate in committee work at the Division, College, and University levels, as well as engage in community service.

Required Qualifications

-A doctorate (Ph.D. or DSW) in Social Work / Welfare, or closely related field (e.g., Sociology, Gerontology, Public Health, Anthropology). ABD candidates will be considered; they will be required to complete the doctoral degree by August 2018.

-An MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program.

-Minimum of 2 years of post-MSW direct practice experience.

-Ability to teach at both the graduate (MSW) and undergraduate (BSW) levels.

-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

-Knowledge of and commitment to diversity and issues of just, equitable and inclusive education.

-Ability to articulate a coherent personal agenda for scholarly activities.

-Valid California driver’s license and a safe driving record at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

-One-year teaching experience at a CSWE accredited program.

-Practice experience in one of the three established areas of Specialization (i.e., Children/Families, Behavioral Health, and Health/Aging), and/or experience in macro practice.

-Evidence to teach in the content areas.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0011P
Anticipated Start Date Fall 2018
Initial Application Review 12/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Evidence attesting to Teaching Effectiveness can include teaching evaluations or syllabus for courses wherein performing as lead instructor.
In the Statement of Teaching Philosophy be sure to discuss your pedagogy related to promoting diversity, equality, and inclusion.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Campus Diversity Statement

Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

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

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad
  3. * Are you currently a LECTURER at this or any other California State University?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Teaching Effectiveness
  6. Statement of Scholarly Interests
Optional Documents