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University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Position Number: 1352786
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Position Type: Education

Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications from prospective faculty with expertise and commitment to social work's role in the promotion of social, racial, and economic justice for urban, at-risk communities.

The College has a strong record of excellent academic programs, integrated research and community service projects with external funding. Faculty are actively engaged in socially beneficial research and service projects in the areas of child welfare, health inequities, chronic health conditions, substance abuse, mental health, social policy, criminal justice, and other areas. We invite applicants who will help expand these mission-driven, community-based research and service partnerships.

Job Responsibilities:

Applicants for associate and full professor should have a track record of excellence in teaching, community service, research, and scholarly productivity withexternal funding from Federal agencies,national foundations, or similar sources to support an established research agenda. Faculty with research expertise in racial and ethnic inequity and disproportionately, juvenile and criminal justice, social determinants of health, immigration, organizations and community practice, social stratification and exclusion, and other issues relevant to African American and Latin populations are strongly encouraged to apply.


A doctorate in social work or a related field is required. Appointments start in August 2019.

To apply please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and the names and address of three references. All applications must be submitted online through the following link:

Applications should be received by January 21, 2019 for fullest consideration.

Close date will be February 15, 2019.

For more information about the positions, please contact Christopher Mitchell, Faculty Search Committee Chairperson at

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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