0813229Number of Open Positions::
Associate ProfessorOther Title Information::
Associate Professor, I1, Social WorkOrganization::
224102 - SOCIAL WORKPosition Summary::
The University of Alabama School of Social Work invites applications for one (tenure/tenure track) faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor. The position is a nine-month, full time, 1.0 FTE academic appointment scheduled to begin August 16, 2022. Ad Text::
Position TitleAssociate Professor of Social Work – Tenure/Tenure Track (start date: 8/16/2022)UA EEO Statement:
Position SummaryThe University of Alabama School of Social Work invites applications for one faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor (tenure/tenure track) to begin August 16, 2022. We are particularly interested in applicants whose scholarship focuses on Social and Racial Justice. Successful candidates should have (1) a strong record of scholarship commensurate with the rank of Associate Professor, (2) evidence of potential to secure external funding, (3) evidence of excellence in teaching and mentoring BSW, MSW, DSW, and/or PhD students; and (4) experience with, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of culturally diverse and underrepresented populations and communities. SPECIAL NOTE TO APPLICANTS: As a School, we prioritize promoting practices and structures that support diversity, equity, and inclusion in our work and in the community. The inclusion of underrepresented groups across the School is essential to facilitate the contributions of diverse leaders with distinctive ideas within the discipline. Members of our School are committed to cultivating culturally sustaining practices and community-engaged research in health, behavioral health, and social and economic justice solutions for Alabama and the nation.
QualificationsPh.D. in Social Work or a closely related discipline and an MSW. A minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience is preferred. Application InstructionsTo apply, candidates should go to https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/49367 to complete an online application and upload the following:· A letter of application (in this letter, please address how your application meets the qualifications and expectations and what you would bring to this position)· An up-to-date curriculum vitae· The names and full contact information for three professional references Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Confidential inquiries about the position may be sent to Dr. Laura Hopson, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]. About the UniversityThe University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the state’s flagship institution. The University holds an R1, very high research, Carnegie classification and has an enrollment of over 38,000 students. We are located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, a vibrant community of over 100,000 residents that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. For information about working at the University of Alabama, see https://provost.ua.edu/faculty-careers/.
About the CollegeThe University of Alabama’s School of Social Work, established in 1965, is ranked among the top 50 Best Grad Schools for Social Work in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. We have a vibrant student body with a combined enrollment of over 700 students across our BSW, MSW, DSW, and PhD programs, which include coordinated master’s degrees with The University of Alabama at Birmingham and the UA School of Law. Of the over 600 social work programs in the nation, the UA School of Social Work is the only one outside of the Washington, D.C. metro area that offers BSW and MSW students the unique opportunity to complete their semester-long field experience in Washington, D.C. Our School’s 36 full-time faculty and 30+ professional and support staff members are dedicated to the success of our programs and students. For additional information about our department, please visit our website at https://socialwork.ua.edu/.
Equal Employment Opportunity StatementThe University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. See https://provost.ua.edu/faculty-careers for details.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. Search Initiation Date::
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09/27/2021Expected Starting Date::
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