Open Rank Faculty Position

Job description

The New York University Silver School of Social Work (SSSW) 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 applicants. The 9-month tenure/tenure track appointment will begin on September 1, 2019.

Expertise in the following priority areas is preferred, but not necessary for consideration: poverty, prevention, integrated health, social determinants of health, child welfare, and evidence based social work practice. Candidates with scholarship that builds on the strengths of the SSSW and those with expertise in social work practice with diverse populations are preferred.

A doctoral degree in social work or a related field is required, along with an outstanding record of scholarship, including a well-conceptualized research agenda, potential to secure extramural funding, and publications in peer-reviewed venues. 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 professional service and leadership at the SSSW and NYU. Applicants should exhibit commitment to social and economic justice and possess an ability to facilitate conversations around privilege, oppression, and intersecting social identities.

SSSW is an international leader in social work research and education and offers outstanding support for scholarship. Located in Greenwich Village on Washington Square Park and in one of the world’s great urban research universities, the SSSW is one of the 14 schools and colleges of NYU, 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 NYU and the SSSW. 

Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2018. Applicants for all positions should apply via Interfolio and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and an equity, diversity, and inclusion statement at the following link: Applicants at the Assistant level should upload a research statement, a teaching statement, and two representative publications (or dissertation chapters) as “Additional Documents” for their application to be considered complete. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by October 1st; however, all applications will be reviewed until positions are filled.

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth (or related medical condition), sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, caregiver status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.




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Job No: Fall 2018
Posted: 8/23/2018
Application Due: 10/22/2018
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