Assistant or Associate Professor

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Department/Position: Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure track) in the Department of Family Science and Social Work to teach graduate and undergraduate social work courses; advise students; develop a research and publications agenda; seek external grant funding, as appropriate; and be engaged in service at the departmental, College, University, and professional discipline levels. Appointments at the Associate level are also expected to already have an established publication record and research agenda, including evidence of external funding. Appointments at the Assistant level have an emerging publication record and the potential for external funding.


Required Qualifications: Master’s in social work and PhD in social work or a related field by date of appointment.


Consideration May be Given to Candidates With: A demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice for oppressed and marginalized populations, as well as an awareness of intersectionality, positionality, and critical reflexivity in their work; a research and/or practice focus on trauma-informed or trauma-responsive care; and social work practice experience is valued.


Process: Submit cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references to The department will request letters of recommendation from the three references provided. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Dr. Sean Newsome at or Dr. Amy Roberts at Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.


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