Assistant Professor

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Assistant Professor

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$73,000 - $75,000

Work Schedule:

Varies based on Teaching Schedule

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

School of Social Work

About the Department:

Two academic units (Social Work and Interdisciplinary Studies) in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences created this interdisciplinary position to meet the demand for offering undergraduate majors, minors, and graduate students educational programs that prepare them to work effectively with diverse populations. The primary unit in North Carolina State University, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, School of Social Work ( offers undergraduate and graduate level education to a diverse student body of approximately 350 students. We are located in the Research Triangle Area, in Raleigh, North Carolina. The MSW advance-generalist Social Work curriculum prepares graduates for entry-level social work practice, leadership, the delivery and evaluation of health and human services. NC State is committed to excellence in research, scholarship, teaching, community extension and engagement.

The School of Social Work has a highly diverse faculty and is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The Commission on Accreditation of CSWE is the sole body authorized to accredit BSW and MSW program in the United States.

Essential Job Duties:

Teaching and advising students, research and scholarship, as well as, professional service and community engagement are primary responsibilities of this position. Additional faculty responsibilities include curriculum and program development, active research and publication, university service, and seeking external funding support.

Other Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will teach courses that contribute to the Africana Studies curriculum as well as those that integrate their own research and teaching with the African American experience. Africana Studies is an interdisciplinary program offering a Major and Minor degree.

Minimum Experience and Education:

Doctoral degree in a Social Science discipline or related field. Experience teaching in higher education, Social Work or Africana Studies discipline. Doctoral degree earned by date of interview.

Other Required Qualifications:

Strong student orientation and commitment to student success, understanding of and experience working with diverse students. Have the capacity to critically analyze internal, external, and global factors affecting African American or African Diasporic communities. Knowledgeable of the major theories of the disciplines represented in Social Work and African American community studies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Research related to the African American or African experience including, but not limited to the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and class as they impact issues of human development and socio-political environment.

Required License(s) or Certification(s):


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open Until Filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload a Diversity Statement in “Other Document (1)”.

Position Number:


Position Type:

Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



9 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

162701 - School of Social Work


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 1/12/2021
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