Assistant Professor

Augusta, Georgia
Aug 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Information  

Augusta University.
Job Opening ID#13098
Position #00012011 - Assitant Professor

The Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Social Work invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Social Work at the Assistant Professor rank to begin Augusta 2018.  Candidates should be prepared to teach various courses in the Social Work Program such as Social Welfare History & Philosophy, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, and Generalist Practice in the Community at the undergraduate and graduate level.  Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, potential for excellence in research including writing and securing grants, and a potential interest in online instruction.

Augusta University is a student-centered comprehensive research university and academic health center with over 9,000 students and 1,200 faculty members committed to providing leadership and excellence in teaching, discovery, clinical care, and service.  The Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Social Work has over 400 majors in total with 15 full time and 6 part-time faculty members.  Our BSW program is newly  CSWE reaccredited with approximately 100 majors, four fulltime faculty lines and two part time instructors and we are currently developing a proposal for an MSW program.  We are located on the beautiful Summerville campus in a building that was newly remodeled in fall 2016.

Minimum Requirements  

Minimum qualifications include a MSW, a minimum of two years of practice experience and a PhD in Social Work or a closely related field.  While the doctorate degree is preferred, ABD candidates making significant progress towards the terminal degree will be considered.

How To Apply  

To be considered an applicant for this faculty position you must apply online at

Applicants must also submit (as a single PDF) to, a CV and a letter of application describing their teaching philosophy and scholarly interests.  Arrange for 3 letters of recommendation and graduate transcripts to be sent to Pat Henderson.  Applicant review begins September 15, 2017 continuing until filled.

Conditions of Employment  

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Other Information  

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."   Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity  

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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