The Department of Civil Society and Community Studies, (School of Human Ecology) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, open to all ranks. We seek a candidate with expertise in community-engaged scholarship and substantive interests in civil society and community studies. The specific research area is open and may include a focus on community leadership, action research, youth, civic development, community psychology, empowerment, community organizing, and/or health equity. The position requires scholarship, teaching, and service in a department serving undergraduate and graduate students. Other desirable attributes include strong research methods, oral and written communications skills and the ability to interact with an interdisciplinary and collaborative intellectual community.
This is a nine-month, tenure or tenure-track faculty appointment in the Department of Civil Society and Community Studies, School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the successful candidate will:
- Maintain a productive program of research excellence
- Seek and secure funding to support research program
- Teach graduate and undergraduate courses (2:2 load) and contribute to program development
- Supervise student research and provide high quality academic mentoring for graduate students
PhD with a specialization directly related to civil society and community studies. This can include fields such as community and leadership development, civil society and community research, human development, community psychology, public policy and administration, social ecology, community sociology, public health, or nonprofit studies.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
- Minimum three years of post-doctoral or assistant professor level experience
- A strong record of research and publication experience in areas related to one's specialization, and at a level appropriate for the rank being applied for (assistant, associate, or full)
- The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of scholarship, proven record or potential for extramural grant support, and teaching proficiency that meets the criteria and rank at UW-Madison
- Appointment at the tenured level requires evidence of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service and requires review by the university's tenure committee
- Ability to work effectively within a diverse community
- Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive work environment
Tenured associate or full professor candidates with commensurate experience and scholarly credentials for appointment with tenure at UW-Madison.
Please apply to Jobs at UW (internal number 96242) http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/499372/civil-society-and-community-studies-faculty-in-native-scholarship. Upload a current CV, a detailed cover letter addressing your relevant background for and interest in the position and one academic writing sample. In addition, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information of three references willing to be contacted later for letters of recommendation within the application process. Academic transcripts may be requested from finalists. The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 7, 2018, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.