Assistant Professor - Social Work

Oneonta, New York
Oct 03, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

SOCIAL WORK/SOCIOLOGY:  The Department of Sociology at Hartwick College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor starting in August 2018, pending final administrative approval. We seek candidates with expertise in Social Work and Sociology.  Minimum qualifications include a MSW (New York State licensure required) and a PhD in sociology by the time of the appointment. Specific teaching assignments will include Introduction to Social Work, Introduction to Counseling, Gerontology, courses on the family, Introduction to Sociology, Sociological theory, other social work oriented courses, as well as general education courses, including First Year Seminars.   Teaching load will average 20 semester credit hours or their equivalent per academic year, and all faculty members teach during the College’s distinctive four-week January Term.   The successful candidate must be committed to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching, active engagement in scholarly or creative activities, and working closely with students in a small college environment.  Academic advising and some committee service also are expected with this appointment.

Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.  Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening “the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community.” Underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.  Additional information about Hartwick (an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research) and the Department may be found on our web site at

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

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All materials should be sent electronically to with Social Work in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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