Clinical Assistant Professor School of Social Work

Athens, Georgia
Feb 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


School of Social Work

“Advocates for Positive Social Change”

Clinical Assistant Professor to Begin August 2017

Position Open Until Filled

Chartered in 1785, The University of Georgia in Athens is a Carnegie Research University, and the state’s flagship institution of higher education.  The School of Social Work at the University of Georgia has been providing professional social work education since 1964 and has graduated more than 5,000 students across B.S.W., M.S.W., Ph.D. and Master of Arts in Nonprofit Organizations degree programs.  The School has also established joint degree programs with the School of Law, the College of Public Health, and the Candler School of Theology at Emory University.  The School is nationally and internationally known for excellence in teaching, research, public service, and international programs, as well as commitment to social and economic justice.  The School of Social Work is committed to hiring diverse faculty who work towards alleviating disparities and promoting social justice through teaching, scholarship/research, service and/or administrative responsibilities.

Requirements for the position

The University of Georgia’s School of Social Work invites applications for one non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor position. We are seeking dynamic candidates to teach advanced and foundational clinical social work practice courses, and to participate in the life of the School through service activities. The person who fills this position will teach in both the School’s Athens full time MSW Program as well as the extended evening and weekend program at the Gwinnett Campus.

Applicants must have an MSW degree, at least five years of full-time post-MSW clinical practice experience, and must be licensed (LCSW) or license eligible. It is highly desirable that applicants have a broad range of practice experience with individuals, families, and groups. Applicants should be able to demonstrate familiarity with, and evidence of, implementation of best practices and evidence based interventions in their clinical work. Applicants with one or more years of teaching experience are preferred.

Application materials must be submitted electronically through the UGA FacultyJobs system, ( Applicants are encouraged to upload a letter of application outlining their practice and teaching experience, a curriculum vita, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Questions regarding how to apply should be routed to Ms. Kerri Lewis, at Please note “SSW Faculty Search” in the subject line. Questions regarding the position should be routed to Dr. June Hopps, at or 706-542-7002.

The University of Georgia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution.

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