Tenure-Track Faculty/Assistant Professor
The University of Illinois at Chicago
Jane Addams College of Social Work
Tenure-track Faculty Positions

Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates for these positions should be committed to social work’s role in advancing social, racial, and economic justice for inner city residents and urban communities. We are seeking candidates with a strong scholarly trajectory and external funding potential to expand our faculty’s expertise and enhance the College’s diverse and inclusive focus.

Job Responsibilities:

The College’s faculty, staff and student body are culturally, racially and ethnically diverse; its academic programs are ranked among the best in the nation. Our MSW program has four areas of specialization: child and family, mental health, organization and community practice, and school social work. The College is one of the seven health sciences colleges in the University. Faculty are actively engaged in research and service projects that address pressing needs of urban communities in various areas, including child welfare, social determinants of health, racial/ethnic disparities, behavioral health, criminal justice policies and programs. We invite applicants who will help expand these mission-driven, cross-disciplinary, community-based research and service partnerships.


Applicants for these positions must show clear evidence of potential for excellence in research, teaching, and service. Applicants should have a doctorate in social work or a related field by the time of appointment. A master’s degree in social work with two or more years of post-MSW social work practice experience is strongly preferred. Appointment starts in August 2019.

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


For fullest consideration, applications should be received by October 31, 2018.

Close date will be December 20, 2018.

For more information about the positions, please contact Chang-ming Hsieh, Faculty Search Committee Chairperson at chsieh@uic.edu.

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.

Jane Addams College of Social Work
University of Illinois at Chicago
1040 W. Harrison St., 4145 ETMSW (MC 309)
Chicago, IL 60607-7134

Phone​(312) 996-7096
Fax​(312) 996-2770

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 103691

Contact Information
Mary Drape Bolden
University of Illinois at Chicago
1040 West Harrison Street Room 4321 ETMSU (MC309)
Chicago, 60607