School of Social Work - Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Track California State University, San Bernardino
Overview California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation. At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB's commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. CSUSB has received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes CSUSB's ongoing commitment to service-learning, a high-impact practice that combines classroom instruction with meaningful volunteer service and correlates strongly to student success.
Typical Activities JOB SUMMARY
The School of Social Work invites applications from a diverse group of qualified applicants for a tenure track position focused on macro practice, human behavior in the social environment, and/or research courses at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin August, 2021. Qualifications include the ability to teach social work macro practice, human behavior in the social environment and/or research courses, with ability to teach in other areas of the curriculum if needed. Experience teaching, along with experience teaching online, preferred. The ability to conduct research, generate grants, and teach courses at the BASW and MSW levels if required. For the MSW program in particular, an understanding of the integration of micro and macro practice is necessary. In addition, the ability to supervise MSW student research is required.
Minimum Qualifications REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D, DSW, or related Doctoral Degree upon start of the position. Social Work degree strongly preferred.
A Master's in Social Work (MSW) or a related field is required, with a minimum of two years post baccalaureate direct practice experience strongly preferred.
Experience in teaching social work students
Experience in teaching in a variety of modalities, including online teaching
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. Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with CSUSB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: CSUSB cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought. Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that CSUSB has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to CSUSB or individuals in the university community. For health and well-being, CSUSB is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.
Supplemental Information ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
The School of Social Work offers CSWE accredited BASW and MSW degrees on campus and a distance education MSW program. We seek applicants eager to serve our diverse students, who are often the first in their families to attend college, with innovative and effective teaching, and engage in research that advances the profession. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. CSUSB is committed to improving our University's diversity with regard to race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, culture, and physical ability. Area of research is open. To find out more about the School of Social Work, please visit https://www.csusb.edu/social-work.
For more information regarding this position, please contact: Recruitment Chair Dr. Herb Shon (909) 537-5532 email@example.com
a. A statement of your teaching interest/philosophy b. A statement of your research experience/plans/goals
If available, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching portfolios, reports on teaching observations, and/or student evaluations of teaching.
Unofficial copies of all postsecondary degree transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).
Reference List - names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation. Confidential letters of recommendation will be solicited from those listed as references on the application if the applicant is moved forward in the recruitment process. Non-confidential letters of recommendation can be uploaded by the applicant during the application process.
Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino. The Diversity Statement should detail how your teaching and/or service and/or scholarship would support the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in your academic field. (Maximum 1,000 words).
Formal review of applications will begin January 28, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
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. 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. California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) This position may be Designated under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: https://www.csusb.edu/human-resources/current-employees/employee-relations/conflict-interest
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.