Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Silberman School of Social Work

New York, NY
Mar 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College/CUNY invites applicants for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor position. The Silberman School of Social Work (formerly Hunter College School of Social Work) has a national reputation as a leader in public urban education. Established in 1958, the School's mission is to prepare highly competent social work leaders to work in a variety of professional roles, settings, and communities in New York and other major urban centers in order to improve the lives of vulnerable and stigmatized people and the communities in which they live. The School is located in a state-of-the-art building in the historic and vibrant New York City neighborhood of East Harlem. Our curriculum, scholarship, and agency partnerships reflect a commitment to recruiting and educating a diverse student body, and innovations in social policy and practice that values cultural complexity and social justice for New Yorkers, their neighborhoods, and its work force. The School has 40 full-time faculty, 1200 MSW students, is in the process of initiating a BSW program, and in conjunction with the CUNY Graduate Center offers a Ph.D. in Social Welfare.

Duties: Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Applicants must have an earned Doctorate in social work or a related field. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution

Preferred qualifications include applicants who also have an MSW degree, at least two years of practice experience, and a clear trajectory of research and scholarship. Applicants demonstrating success in agency and community partnerships that provide opportunities for research and scholarship are encouraged to apply.


Commensurate with academic background and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.



Review of applications will start on February 13, 2017 and close on May 15, 2017.


CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Hunter College

Job Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Silberman School of Social Work

Job ID: 16305

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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