Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor of Social Work

Job description

The Department of Social Work is seeking a full-time, tenure-track, faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor. Duties of the position include teaching four courses each semester, student mentoring/advisement responsibilities, and working on university-wide committees. Instructional areas may include research, human behavior in the social environment, social welfare policy, diversity/cultural competence and micro/mezzo/macro social work practice.

Additional responsibilities include actively participating in faculty efforts associated with reaffirmation of CSWE accreditation, serving as liaison between the department of Social Work and the community, maintaining office hours in accordance with university policy, and performing other duties as assigned. Applicants should have a high commitment to effective classroom/online teaching, student advising and mentoring, curriculum development, and scholarly activities. The position in the department, which is actively involved in a variety of community-based research projects, requires a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and to the field instruction/internship program. Preference given to candidates with a strong record as a social service agency supervisor and supervision of field interns.

Minimum qualifications for the position include: An MSW from a CSWE accredited social work program (required), with a minimum two years post-MSW social work practice experience in a social services setting, and Ph.D. required (ABD considered). Preference given to candidates with a strong record as a social service agency supervisor and supervision of field interns.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5155. Applications will only be accepted through this system.  Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, and list of three professional references at the time of application.  Transcripts are also required, but may be submitted at a later date.  Please see the “Special Instructions to Applicants” section of the online posting at the link above for details.  For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.




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Posted: 4/4/2019
Application Due: 6/3/2019
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Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.