Open Rank Faculty Position

NYU Silver School of Social Work
New York City, New York
Aug 28, 2017
Fall 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The New York University Silver School of Social work invites applications for tenured and tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full). The rank and tenure status of the appointment is contingent on the qualifications of the successful applicant. The 9-month tenure/tenure track appointment will begin in September, 2018.

Expertise in the following priority areas is preferred, but not necessary for consideration: poverty, prevention, integrated health and social determinants of health, aging, and social work practice that builds on the significant strengths or expands the expertise of the Silver School. Candidates with expertise and interest in social work practice with diverse populations are preferred.

A doctoral degree in social work or a related field is required, as is an outstanding record of scholarship commensurate with the career level of the candidate, including publications in peer-reviewed venues. Successful candidates will have a well-conceptualized research agenda and demonstrated potential to secure extramural funding is preferred. In addition to conducting research, the successful candidate will teach in the School’s academic programs (BSW, MSW, PhD, and DSW) and be fully engaged in the professional service and leadership at the School and University. Applicants should exhibit commitment to social and economic justice and possess an ability to facilitate conversations around privilege, oppression, and intersecting social identities. Salary is commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. Candidates from under represented groups are encouraged to apply.

New York University’s Silver School of Social Work is an international leader in social work research and education. Located in Greenwich Village in New York City and in one of the world’s great urban research universities, the Silver School offers outstanding support for scholarship, teaching and service. Located on Washington Square Park, the Silver School is one of the 14 schools and colleges of New York University, the largest private university in the U.S.A., with students from all 50 states and more than 100 nations. The diversity of the academic community and the incomparable resources of New York City enrich the academic programs and campus life of the University and the Silver School.

Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2017. Applicants should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae in electronic form to Dr. Victoria Stanhope, Chair, Faculty Search and New Appointments Committee via Interfolio: Apply here:

New York University and the Silver School of Social Work are committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of their relations with faculty, students, and staff members without regard to age, citizenship status, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation. NYU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

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