Assistant Professor, I1, Social Work

Employer
The University of Alabama
Location
Tuscaloosa, AL

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Job Details

Requisition Number::

0813230

Number of Open Positions::

1

Position Title::

Assistant Professor

Other Title Information::

Assistant Professor, I1, Social Work

Organization::

224102 - SOCIAL WORK

Position Summary::

The University of Alabama School of Social Work invites applications for one (tenure/tenure-track) faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position is a nine-month, full time, 1.0 FTE academic appointment scheduled to begin August 16, 2022.

Ad Text::

Position TitleAssistant Professor of Social Work – Tenure/Tenure-Track (start date: 8/16/2022) Position SummaryThe University of Alabama School of Social Work invites applications for one faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (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) clear evidence of potential for a strong record of scholarship, (2) potential to secure external funding, (3) commitment to teaching and mentoring BSW, MSW, DSW, and 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/49368 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 (included in letter of application or curriculum vitae) 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 College
The 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 Statement
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, 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.

UA EEO Statement:

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.
“EEO is the Law” https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Search Initiation Date::

09/27/2021

Expected Starting Date::

08/16/2022

College/School/Division::

Social Work

Post To Ihe:

Yes

Organization

The University of Alabama embodies an academic community that demands excellence in teaching, research and service and provides an inclusive, nurturing environment for the discovery of knowledge and the development of well-rounded leaders. Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college and known as the Capstone of Higher Education, UA provides a premier undergraduate and graduate education built upon global engagement, high-quality scholarship, outstanding teaching, and diversity and inclusivity throughout the community.

Our Mission

The University of Alabama will advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the state, the nation and the world through the creation, translation and dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on quality programs in the areas of teaching, research and service.

Our Vision

The University of Alabama will be known as the university of choice for the best and brightest students in Alabama, and all students who seek exceptional educational opportunities. The University of Alabama will be a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhance the quality of life for all Alabamians and the citizens of the nation and the world.

Our Core Values

The University of Alabama is committed to:

  • Undergraduate education that produces socially-conscious, ethical and well-rounded leaders who are grounded in their subject matter and capable of controlling their own destinies.
  • Graduate education that is deeply vested in subject matter knowledge, professional content, research skills and creative activity.
  • Public outreach and service that is held in the highest regard and fosters impactful public engagement to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Alabama, the nation and the world.
  • Campus life that embodies collaboration, collegiality, respect and a culture of inclusivity.

Our Strategic Goals

  • Provide a premier undergraduate and graduate education that offers a global perspective and is characterized by outstanding teaching, high-quality scholarship and distinctive curricular and co-curricular programs. Increase the University’s productivity and innovation in research, scholarship and creative activities that impact economic and societal development.
  • Enrich our learning and work environment by providing an accepting, inclusive community that attracts and supports a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
  • Provide opportunities and resources that facilitate work-life balance and enhance the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff.
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