Professional Track Assistant Professor

Job Details

Position Number:

998427

Functional Title:

Professional Track Assistant Professor

Position Type:

Non-Tenure Stream

Position Eclass:

FC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earn

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

Now is an especially exciting time for the department as we near our 50th year of partnership with the Department of Social Work and Sociology at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCA&T) a historically black university (HBCU). Specifically, the Joint Master of Social Work (JMSW) Program) is a joint program with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University (NCA&T), and the BSW Program has a longstanding field program with NCAT. The Department has over 300 BSW majors, over 100 MSW students, a new Joint Ph.D. with NCA & T, and 18 full-time faculty. The Department, School, and University place a high value on community-engaged scholarships.

Position Summary:

The Department of Social Work at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) invites applications and nominations for one 9- month, non-tenure, Professional Track Assistant Professor position. This position is available as early as Fall 2022. The primary focus of this position is teaching, student advisement, engagement, and retention.Now is an especially exciting time for the department as we near our 50th year of partnership with the Department of Social Work and Sociology at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCA&T) a historically black university (HBCU). Specifically, the Joint Master of Social Work (JMSW) Program) is a joint program with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University (NCA&T), and the BSW Program has a longstanding field program with NCAT. The Department has over 300 BSW majors, over 100 MSW students, a new Joint Ph.D. with NCA & T, and 18 full-time faculty. The Department, School, and University place a high value on community-engaged scholarships.
A strong commitment to anti-racism, anti-Black racism, diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and student-centered social work education is essential for this position. The person in this position will have teaching responsibilities across both the BSW and the MSW Programs, depending on departmental needs and individual interests. We especially seek teaching experience in clinical practice with individuals and families, groups, communities and organizations, aging, and integrated health care. An LCSW and other clinical licenses are valued.

The Department has CSWE-accredited BSW and MSW programs and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)-accredited BSW and MSW school social work licensure programs. The Department has external funding from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) and other sources.

For more information about the Department of Social Work, please visit http://www.uncg.edu/swk/.The School of Health and Human Science (HHS) is committed to recruitment and advancing women and minorities at all faculty/staff levels. Within the School of HHS, the diversity of the faculty and students is 20% and 30%, respectively, from non-white ethnic groups, well above the national average in both categories. For additional information on the School of HHS, visit http://uncg.edu/hhs

The Triad area is an ideal setting for the social work teacher and scholar who values balance. Greensboro, with a population of about 280,000, is a thriving, civic-minded city with its own Symphony Orchestra, Community Theater, Opera Company, Civic Ballet, and many outstanding public and private recreation areas and facilities. Greensboro is situated in the Piedmont Triad, an area of great natural beauty, diverse industry, cultural arts, and mild temperatures. North Carolina’s mountain resorts are an easy two-hour drive from Greensboro and the beaches of North and South Carolina are three to four hours away. The Research Triangle is about an hour and a half away. More information is available at: http://www.piedmonttriadnc.com/

Review of applications will begin immediately and proceed until the position is filled.Application should be made through UNCG https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/Applicants should apply online at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/.Questions may be directed to Professor Beth Webb, Chair of the Search Committee for this position at [email protected] is an EEO/AA employer

Minimum Qualifications:

Additionally, the successful candidate must:

* Possess an MSW degree* Have at least two years of Post-MSW Practice Experience* Work effectively/engage in collaborative scholarship with a Department committed to inclusive excellence, student success, and human rights* Have an interest and commitment to student advising, success, and retention* Have successful or demonstrated potential for successful teaching at the university level* Have excellent interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

* An LCSW and other clinical licenses are valued.

Tenure Status:

Not on Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that include:
  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Org #-Department:

Social Work - 12401

Job Open Date:

06/28/2022

For Best Consideration Date:

06/28/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

FTE:

1.000

Type of Appointment:

Permanent

Number of Months per Year:

9

Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Finger Dexterity - F, Reading - C, Writing - C, Hearing - C, Talking - C, Standing - F, Sitting - F, Walking - F

Organization

UNCG at a Glance

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the largest and most diverse state university in the Piedmont Triad. Standing apart from other universities, the UNCG community is joined together by a shared value: We define excellence not only by the people we attract, but by the meaningful contributions they make. 

With more than 19,400 students and 2,500 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. The campus has grown to include 30 residence halls and 30 academic buildings on 210 acres.

UNCG takes pride in being a learner-centered public research university. The College of Arts & Sciences and seven professional schools offer 79 undergraduate majors, 65 master's programs and 30 doctoral programs.

The university holds two classifications from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, as a “research university with high research activity” and for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships. More than $35 million in grants and contracts for research and creative activity are awarded to faculty members annually. Among the most prominent of UNCG's research initiatives are the Gateway University Research Park and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Both are partnerships with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Globalization of the curriculum has expanded opportunities for international education, through new programs such as the UNC Exchange Program and the Lloyd International Honors College. In addition, innovative signature programs such as Building Entrepreneurial Learning for Life (BELL), Communication Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research and Freshman Seminars enhance the student experience.

As a cultural leader, UNCG offers concerts, lectures, dance and theater performances, exhibitions at the internationally known Weatherspoon Art Museum and readings by nationally known authors. In athletics, Spartan teams compete in nine women's and nine men's sports in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. With ethnic minority students making up 26 percent of the student body, UNCG is the most diverse of the UNC system's historically white campuses.

Although much has changed, some things remain the same. The university motto — “Service” — continues to be a guiding principle put into practice through all aspects of university life.

UNCG Schools and College of Arts & Sciences

The University's Academic Affairs Division consists of seven academic schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School and the Lloyd International Honors College. The names below are the ones currently in use. In some cases, the names have changed since the academic units were founded. The schools and their dates of establishment are: Graduate School 1921-22;College of Arts & Sciences 1969, Lloyd International Honors College 2005, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering 2007, Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics 1969, School of Education 1921, School of Health and Human Sciences 2011, School of Music, Theatre and Dance 2010, and School of Nursing 1966.

Achievements & Accolades

UNCG is garnering national attention and awards for its challenging academic programs, supportive environment and engaged community. Take a look at some of our latest accomplishments and meaningful contributions on campus, in the community and around the globe. Curious about more accolades, achievements, our student body, faculty and staff excellence and other signs of our success? Find out more at UNCG Now: http://newsandfeatures.uncg.edu/

Challenging Academic Programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the 2015 list of Best Online Programs.

UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from BestColleges.com.

The graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies has earned a Top 10 ranking by the The HDFS Report.

Supportive Environment

UNCG is a Military Friendly School for the fourth straight year, putting it in the top 15 percent of colleges and universities nationwide that are doing the most to support veterans and ensure their success.

UNCG is ranked among the best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that guides students through the college selection process.

The Education Trust singles out UNCG among the nation’s universities for its success at closing the gap in graduation rates between black and white students.

Engaged Community

For the fifth year in a row, UNCG has earned the “Tree Campus USA” designation for promoting healthy trees and encouraging the spirit of conservation. 

UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency.

For the eighth consecutive year, UNCG is highlighted on Washington Monthly’s list of American universities that contribute most to the public good.

Careers at UNCG

UNCG is committed to the creation of an inclusive, collaborative and responsive university by attracting, retaining and developing a diverse community of talented individuals in support of the university's mission.

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Website
Telephone
336-334-5009
Location
723 Kenilworth Street
Greensboro
NC
27402
United States

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