Assistant/Associate or Professor - School of Social Work

Job description

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Tenure-Track Position

School of Social Work

College of Allied Health Sciences

University of Cincinnati

Final Rank and Title will be Commensurate with Educational Experience.

The School of Social Work at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty position beginning fall 2020. Appointment type is also open, meaning we will determine whether this is a 9 month or a 12 month appointment as we near completion of the recruitment process. Final rank and title will be commensurate with education and experience. Final appointment type will be dependent upon the candidate’s area of expertise and the curricular needs of the department. Candidates with content and research expertise in health care, clinical social work, mental health, and addictions are invited to apply. Applicants must have the capacity to propose, receive, and conduct externally-funded research that is interdisciplinary and translational. Experience with innovative academic delivery systems, including online instructional technology is desirable. Candidates interested in being part of a growing, dynamic organization are encouraged to apply.

The School of Social Work offers a pre-social work program, the BSW and MSW degrees, and two online programs: a BSW Program and a Masters in Health Administration to more than 500 students. The MSW program is the second largest master degree program at UC. There are 17 full time faculty that comprise a highly supportive, collegial, friendly, and progressive academic culture. There are special opportunities in Child Welfare IV-E; a robust study abroad program at the BSW and MSW levels; and School Social Worker certification at the MSW level. Candidates with an interdisciplinary perspective whose research focuses on health, mental health, aging, gerontology, clinical social work, veterans, diversity, and addictions that aims to ameliorate disparities of at-risk and vulnerable populations are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates dedicated to research, teaching and service who can teach direct practice courses.

The University of Cincinnati was established in 1819 and is now ranked as one of the top 300 universities in the world, and one of the top 25 public research universities in America. The 200-acre main campus located just north of downtown Cincinnati, has been named one of the most beautiful and one of the top ten most inspiring campuses in the world. With 14 colleges, 300-plus degree programs, and a student body of 45,949; of which 21% are minorities. UC is one of the top producers of Fulbright Scholars in the nation. There are 3,577 international students attending UC, representing 114 countries.

The School of Social Work is part of the College of Allied Health Sciences, which offers a wide range of opportunities for interdisciplinary research and teaching. Faculty members pursue collaborative research and teaching with faculty from nutrition, communication sciences and disorders, occupational and physical therapy.

Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD in social work, social welfare, or a similar field
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) degree
  • Minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate students
  • A clearly defined plan of research, scholarly publications, and external funding are expected
Application requirements include: letter of application, CV, three professional references, statement of research agenda, and samples of published/written materials.



The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

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Posted: 7/25/2019
Application Due: 1/14/2020
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