Company Name:

University of California, Berkeley

Location:

Berkeley, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:

PhD

Date Posted:

August 20, 2019

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Supporting Healthy Aging - Berkeley Social Welfare

Recruitment Period

Open July 30th, 2019 through Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


Description


The School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an open rank search. We seek a faculty member with expertise in healthy aging. The position will be a tenured faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor, or tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience.


Candidates at the Associate or Full Professor rank will be considered for the endowed Eugene and Rose Kleiner Chair for the Study of Processes, Practices, and Policies in Aging within the School of Social Welfare. The Endowed Chair is a five-year renewable appointment reserved for a distinguished scholar whose research addresses innovative issues in the field of social welfare. The Chair may also serve as Director of the endowed Center for Advanced Study in Aging Services.


We seek an individual who has:


• an established or promising track record of research with substantial impact in the area of healthy aging;


• an understanding of social work issues in aging that informs teaching and research;


• a capacity for interdisciplinary research and teaching linked internally to our School's specializations and externally to allied fields (e,g, public policy, public health, social sector management, data science)


• leadership skills essential for mentoring students and engaging community leaders;


• a commitment to equity and inclusion that informs both teaching and research; and


• an established or promising track record of collegial teamwork and university citizenship needed for a range of leadership roles.


The School of Social Welfare is committed to building an excellent, diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and to creating an inclusive environment that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background. We welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment. How do we assess your contributions to diversity? Please see our guidelines here: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity/support-faculty-candidates


Basic Qualifications: A PhD or equivalent international degree, or enrolled in a PhD or equivalent international degree program at the time of application.


Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent international degree, or achieved a PhD or equivalent international degree program in Social Work/Welfare or related field at the time of employment. The successful candidate will also have an active research agenda, an established or promising record of substantial scholarly impact in their areas of interest, the ability to teach core courses in the School's curriculum, and general expertise in the fields of social work and social welfare. The successful candidate will also show evidence or promise of high impact, funded scholarship, with an emphasis on issues relevant to healthy aging. Also preferred is an MSW degree.


Review of applications will begin on September 23, 2019. All materials and information should be submitted electronically. More materials may be requested of finalists. For full consideration, please apply by October 11, 2019.


To apply, go to the following URL: https://apptrkr.com/1579019


Applications will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. If and when references provide letters, please refer them to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html).

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.


UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual

orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct


Questions? Please contact swdean@berkeley.edu


Job location

Berkeley CA


Levels

Assistant Professor/Junior Applicants


Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current or recent PhD candidate or graduate; current or recent postdoc; current assistant professor (including those who are “senior” assistant professors near tenure). Please note that this level determination is only for application review purposes, not the ultimate appointment level of the finalist.

Document requirements


• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.


• Cover Letter - Should include statement on your involvement in healthy aging issues that also addresses your research and teaching philosophy


• Scholarly work 1 of 2


• Scholarly work 2 of 2


• Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, research, and/or service. (For additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversityhttps://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity.)


• Teaching evaluations


Reference requirements


• 3 letters of reference required


Associate/Full Professor/Senior Applicants


Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current tenured professor; position equivalent to tenured professor (ie., at an international university). Please note that this level determination is only for application review purposes, not the ultimate appointment level of the finalist.

Document requirements


• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.


• Cover Letter - Should include statement on your involvement in healthy aging issues that also addresses your research and teaching philosophy


• Scholarly work 1 of 2


• Scholarly work 2 of 2


• Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, research, and/or service. (For additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversityhttps://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity.)


• Teaching evaluations (Optional)


Reference requirements


• 3 required (contact information only)


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