Assistant Professor, Tenure Track (Fall 21)

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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track (Fall 21)

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Mar 1, 2021

The Tulane University School of Social Work (TSSW) ( ) is seeking an exceptional clinical behavioral science researcher and educator to join our top-level faculty beginning in Fall 2021.  This tenure-track position is a 9-month appointment with duties including research, teaching, and service. There is no restriction or preference to discipline other than social & behavioral science areas including: Social Work, Public Health, Psychology, Sociology, or Nursing. The School of Social Work is seeking to build research and teaching capacity in community health and behavioral health specifically in addictions, mental health, and related disparities. Candidates should have a PhD, DSW or other Doctorate in their discipline or possess the rank of ABD. ABD candidates must have successfully defended by July 1, 2021.

Tulane University is a Carnegie designated Research I institution, located within the vibrant city of New Orleans. The Tulane School of Social Work draws its strength from over 100 years of effective clinical training and powerful community work. The School of Social Work is expanding our research capacity and research infrastructure to support projects that make significant impacts in our communities. The successful candidate will add the School’s rich history and exceptional faculty in the dynamic and multicultural New Orleans area.  Preference will be given towards candidates that have expertise in clinical data science which includes applied clinical research, data analysis, or program monitoring and evaluation. Previous experience in developing and/or teaching online and hybrid innovative courses are also of particular interest to us.


Applicants must possess a PhD, DSW, or a Doctoral degree in a related behavioral science discipline. An MSW from an accredited CSWE program and license eligible is preferred. Candidates should have evidence of a strong foundation in local, state, or federal level research or equivalent experience, scholarly publications in top level journals, and strong skills in preparing research grant proposals for external funding (foundations, State or Federal mechanisms).  Salary will be commensurate with expertise and experience.

Application Instructions:

Interested persons should submit:

  • a letter of application outlining research and teaching philosophy,
  • research statement,
  • a curriculum vita,
  • two sample publications,
  • names of three references.

Please submit all materials using the "Apply Now" link.

Questions should be addressed to the Search Committee Chair:  

Dr. Regardt J. Ferreira [email protected]




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Posted: 3/10/2021
Application Due: 4/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time