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Assistant/Associate Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto

The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. This position is at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. Appointment will be made at a level appropriate to the qualifications and track record of the successful applicant. Appointment will begin July 1, 2009. The position will be in
the area of: Social Work in Health and Mental Health or Social Work and the Law.

Qualifications: A doctorate in social work or related field; an active research program in social work practice and policy; social work practice experience; established or emerging reputation in research with demonstrated ability to attract external research funding; and a publication record in high quality peer reviewed journals. Evidence of teaching excellence is required. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Faculty of Social Work pursues excellence in the development and testing of new knowledge that will have an impact on social policy and social work practice at all levels, as well as social work education. We are proud of our record as one of North America's pre-eminent Social Work Faculties.

We encourage you to submit your application online by visiting Ad# 801169.  If you are unable to apply online, please submit your application and other materials to the following address:

Professor Cheryl Regehr, Dean
Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto
246 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON  Canada  M5S 1A1

Applications must include: a full curriculum vitae, a brief outline of their current and proposed program of research, and two samples of published work.

Applicants should also ask three referees to write letters directly to Professor Regehr.

Materials must be received by December 1, 2008.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. We offer opportunities to work in many collaborative programs, including Aboriginal, Canadian, environmental,
ethno-cultural, sexual diversity, gender and women's studies.  The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For more information about the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, please visit our home page at