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Associate/Assistant Professor

Recruitment Period

Open August 28th, 2013 through October 25th, 2013


The School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a faculty position at the level of Associate or Assistant Professor, with a starting date of July 1, 2014. (Search # JPF00181)

A Ph.D. or an equivalent doctorate is required and must be achieved by August 1, 2014. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda, achieved or show potential for substantial scholarly impact in his/her areas of interest, the ability to teach core courses in the School’s educational programs, and general expertise in the fields of social work and social welfare, including vulnerable populations consistent with the School’s mission. A focus on the broadly defined area of health care is preferred, including care coordination, integration of physical and behavioral health, social disparities in delivery of care and other health-related issues. We are especially interested in candidates who also have an MSW, previous teaching experience and evidence of both published research and successful grant writing.

The School of Social Welfare is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service, and who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize effective collaboration with a diverse community of campus and external colleagues.

All reference letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center) to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please contact the CALcierge Office at calcierge@berkeley.edu.

For information about position or application process please contact swsearch.committee@berkeley.edu


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.




3 letters of reference required