Associate Professor - Social Work

Location
Toronto,
Posted
May 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Associate Professor - Social Work - 1700772

The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto invites applicants for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Associate Professor. The appointment will begin January 1, 2018.

Candidates should have at least 5 years of experience in a postsecondary setting and are expected to have an established program of research and experience especially focused in practice with communities and organizations; candidates with research in direct practice, policy and/or community engagement may also be considered. Particular areas for which we are looking include but are not limited to: violence and grief, and equity across the life course (children, families, and older adults).

Candidates must have a PhD in social work or a related field by the time of appointment; an active research program that contributes especially to social work practice and policy; social work practice experience; an established reputation in research with demonstrated ability to attract external research funding; a publication record in high quality peer reviewed journals, an output of research that is at high international levels and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. Evidence of excellence in teaching (including a teaching dossier outlining experience and accomplishments and strong letters of reference) is also required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work pursues excellence in the development and testing of new knowledge that will have an impact on social work direct practice and social policy, as well as social work education. Our commitment to social justice means that we look for creative solutions to social problems at the local, national and international level. We are proud of our record as one of North America's pre-eminent Social Work Faculties, offering programs at the MSW, PhD, and post-MSW diploma levels.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a brief outline of current and proposed future research interests and two samples of published work. All application materials should be submitted through the University of Toronto's online application system. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the Faculty via e-mail to socialwork.admin@utoronto.ca. Applications without references will not be considered.

The application deadline is June 12, 2017 at 11:59pm.

If you have questions about this position, please contact socialwork.admin@utoronto.ca.

The Faculty is involved in several collaborative programs and joint degrees that provide many opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration including Health Administration; Addiction Studies; Aging and the Life Course; Asia Pacific Studies; Bioethics; Child Welfare; Community Development; Ethnic and Pluralism Studies; Health Care, Technology and Place; Health Services and Policy Research; Human Development; Sexual Diversity; Women and Gender Studies; and Women's Health. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

For more information about the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, U of T, please visit our website at http://www.socialwork.utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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



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.

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

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
Department: Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: May 5, 2017
Job Closing: June 12, 2017, 11:59pm EST

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