Clinical Assistant Professor
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: SW-School of Social Work - 380100
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002304
Position Summary: The School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites nominations and applications for a ten (10) month non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. The mission of the School of Social Work is to expand knowledge regarding social problems and programs, to educate social workers for advanced practice and to provide leadership in the development of socially and economically just policies and programs that strengthen individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. The curriculum supports this mission and includes a focus on evidence-informed practice; concern for disadvantaged, vulnerable and oppressed individuals, families and communities; and the design and development of social interventions. This clinical faculty position is a 10-month (.83 FTE) appointment beginning July 1, 2018. We are seeking applicants with a breadth of social work practice experience and understanding of and competence in intervention research. Applicants are expected to be involved in both research and scholarly activities, have prior teaching experience, and the ability to integrate research in course development. Applicants must have demonstrated skills in teaching social work graduate level coursework within the Direct Practice concentration. Knowledge and skills to teach MSW level theory and practice classes in the Substance Use and Addictions Specialization is desired. Further, an understanding of and interest in teaching and conducting research in the Satir Practice Model as developed by Virginia Satir is strongly preferred. Responsibilities associated with this position involve administration of the UNC Satir Project, including coordination of a summer intensive 8-day training institute. In addition to administrative and service duties, this non-tenured position is responsible for teaching 5 graduate classes during the academic year (generally 3 classes in the fall and 2 in the spring semester). The successful applicant for this position will have an opportunity to pursue teaching and research opportunities that provide additional coverage for two months in the summer. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. Applications from women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged.
Education Requirements: Applicants must possess an MSW degree from an accredited CSWE social work program. Candidates must also have a doctoral degree in social work or a related field or be at an advanced stage of completing a doctoral dissertation (doctoral candidate).
Qualification and Experience: A minimum 2 years post-MSW practice experience is required.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Marilyn Ghezzi, Clinical Assistant Professor
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]
Special Instructions for Applicants: Applicants should electronically upload a curriculum vita, a letter outlining teaching interests and experiences, a current writing sample, and include within the electronic application three to four professional referees; their institution, email, and phone number (referees will receive a system generated email to upload a referee letter when a finalist pool has been established). Please Note: Referee letters SHOULD NOT be mailed directly to the School of Social Work. Address correspondence to: Gary L Bowen, Ph.D., ACSW, Dean & Kenan Distinguished Professor UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work 325 Pittsboro Street, Suite 302 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3550 Applicants should be prepared to provide supporting documentation, including teaching evaluations, sample course materials (syllabus, assignments, sample lecture notes), publications, and evidence of commitment and accomplishments in the area of racial and social justice.