Assistant or Associate Professor in Social Work
Requisition Number: 0811128
Position Summary: Position Summary The School of Social Work at The University of Alabama invites nominations and applications for a faculty person who is eligible for appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We seek a talented and innovative scholar who is actively engaged in research related to equine and/or animal assisted therapy.
Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama School of Social Work POSITION DESCRIPTION ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN SOCIAL WORK (One faculty position effective 8/16/2018) Position Summary The School of Social Work at The University of Alabama invites nominations and applications for a faculty person who is eligible for appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We seek a talented and innovative scholar who is actively engaged in research related to equine and/or animal assisted therapy. Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have an earned doctorate in social work, social welfare, or a closely related field. Candidates must show a record of or potential for funded research and scholarship in the areas of equine and or animal-assisted therapy. Applicants should have an interest and expertise in reaching our diverse student body through online and face-to-face instruction. Preferred Qualifications MSW with two years of practice experience. Post-doctoral experience School of Social Work The University of Alabama School of Social Work, established in 1966, has an accomplished faculty of 24 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 11 full-time teaching faculty and 21 dedicated professional and support staff. The School has a long-standing internship program in Washington, DC and several international initiatives in locations including China, Brazil, Hong Kong, Mexico, South Korea, Uganda and Ghana. The school enjoys good relationships with federal, state and local social service, health and educational agencies and institutions. We have a strong and vibrant alumni community. Faculty have excellent support for research and teaching, including state-of-the-art computing equipment, multi-media classrooms, workload credit for research, a School of Social Work Office of Research and opportunities to work with nationally-prominent research colleagues. For more information, please visit the School's website: socialwork.ua.edu The University of Alabama The University is located in a vibrant, energetic college community in the center of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Located on 1,000 acres of tree-lined pathways, it is among the most beautiful campuses in the country. The University of Alabama has an enrollment of more than 36,000 students. Founded in 1831, it is the state's oldest public university and the state's flagship university. In recent years, it has achieved impressive growth in student enrollment and research funding. The University is ranked as a higher research university according to Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and a community engaged campus according to the New England Resource Center for Higher Education. Additionally, our school was ranked in the top 50 schools of social work in the country according to US News and World Report. Application Process Please submit to facultyjobs.ua.edu the following documents: Letter of interest (in your cover letter, please address how your application meets the qualifications and expectations and what you would bring to this position); Recent curriculum vitae; Names and full contact information for three professional references. Timeline Review of applications begins December 5, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries Confidential inquiries may be directed to: Javonda Williams, Associate Dean and Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair The University of Alabama School of Social Work, Box 870314, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0314; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Office: (205)348-3926 The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. Reasonable accommodation in the application and interview process may be requested by contacting Dr. Williams. We invite applications from individuals who meet the qualifications. The School strongly encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups. Please visit our websites for additional information about the School of Social Work, socialwork.ua.edu, and The University of Alabama, ua.edu.
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