Assistant Professor Social Work & Child Advocacy

Montclair, NJ
Aug 22, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date August 21, 2017

Position Title Assistant Professor Social Work & Child Advocacy

Vacancy # V-F13

Department Child Advocacy and Policy

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

The Department of Social Work and Child Advocacy at Montclair State University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 2018. Preferred areas of research specialization will involve children, youth, and families and/or clinical practice with diverse populations. The department currently offers a minor in social work, and BA and MA in Child Advocacy and Policy, and will offer a Master's in Social Work (MSW) with a concentration in children, youth, and families starting in the fall of 2018. The responsibilities for the current position include teaching in the social work program and an active scholarly agenda (with the expectation of the pursuit of external funding). The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship commensurate with experience. The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Qualifications & Requirements

Candidates must possess (a) an MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program; (b) at least two years post-MSW practice experience, and an active social work license (or license-eligible), and; (c) a Ph.D. in a discipline related to social work (all allied disciplines are encouraged to apply, with special consideration being afforded to those with a Ph.D. in social work). All degrees must be conferred by August 1, 2018. College teaching experience required; prior supervision of graduate and/or undergraduate students in applied settings preferred. Experience in policy development and/or implementation and familiarity with the CSWE accreditation standards strongly preferred.

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)

Dr. Brad Forenza

Department of Social Work and Child Advocacy
P.O. Box C316
Montclair, NJ 07043

(include V# F13)

APPLY BY Position Open Until Filled

Organizational Marketing Statement:

Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at



Similar jobs

Similar jobs