Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Position
School of Social Work - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, Texas
Open: Nov 8, 2016 • Close: Oct 31, 2017
The School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin offers unique opportunities for individuals who wish to pursue an academic career in a dynamic, collegial environment. The School welcomes applications for tenured and tenure-track positions from exceptional scholars in all fields of social work practice and research. Candidates must have clear potential for or an established record of funded research, scholarship, and teaching that meet the School's needs and priorities. Candidates must meet the University's requirements for faculty rank.
UT Austin, which is ranked among the top 10 programs of social work education in the country, provides opportunities to individuals who are committed to teaching, research, and community service at the BSW, MSSW, and PhD levels in a research-intensive public university. The School is committed to supporting excellence in scholarship among its faculty and students.
This is announcement is for all ranks (assistant, associate, and full professor). In addition to knowledge of the field of social work, applicants for tenured (or tenure-track) associate professor and full professor positions must demonstrate a strong track record of external funding, publications, teaching and mentoring doctoral students, and professional leadership in social work. Candidates for assistant professor positions must show promise of launching and maintaining a strong program of fundable research and significant progress in publications.
Preferred qualifications include a master's degree in social work and a doctorate in social work or a related field. Practice experience is preferred. Successful candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a funded research program, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university, community, and the profession. Women and minority applicants are encouraged to apply.
To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, name and contact information of three references, and three representative publications:
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.