Assistant Professor-Tenure Track, Department of Social Work
UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
October 3, 2018
Durham, New Hampshire
Full Time - Experienced
College / University
New Tenure Track Position Opening Rank, Assistant Professor Department of Social Work
The Department of Social Work at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) invites applications for a tenure track position. We are hiring one full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2019. Responsibilities for this position include: 1) teaching graduate and undergraduate social work courses both in person and online in Practice, Human Behavior in the Social Environment (HBSE), and/or Race, Culture and Oppression as well as other areas of need, 2) developing a program of research with a preferred focus on Behavioral Health preferably with a specialization in Substance Use Disorders (SUD) and/or Diversity and Social Justice, 3) advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. The University actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry.
Requirements for Assistant Professor Position:
MSW degree or PhD in Social Work from a CSWE Accredited Institution (Must have one).
An earned doctorate in social work or a related field
Evidence of successful college/university teaching experience
An ability to engage in research with the potential for successful extramural funding
A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in both college campus and community settings with faculty, staff, students, and community groups of diverse backgrounds.
Additional preferred qualifications include two years post MSW experience, experience teaching social work Practice, Human Behavior in the Social Environment, and/or Race, Culture and Oppression, experience and commitment to elearning and a doctorate degree in social work. However, all applications will be considered, regardless of teaching preference.
The Department of Social Work operates a CSWE accredited undergraduate/graduate program with 175 undergraduate majors and over 200 full and part-time graduate students in Durham, at the off-campus site in Manchester, NH, as well as in our online MSW program. All programs offer a family-centered, community-focused, strengths-based curriculum and a student-centered environment.
The University of New Hampshire is the state's public research university, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. Its primary purpose is learning: students collaborate with faculty in teaching, research, creative expression, and service. The University of New Hampshire has a national and international agenda and holds land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant charters. From its main Durham campus and its urban campus in Manchester, the University serves New Hampshire and the region through continuing education, cooperative extension, cultural outreach, economic development activities, and applied research.
The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.
Salary for this 9-month position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. UNH offers an excellent selection of benefits.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, review of applications will commence by October 1, 2018. Please apply directly online at:http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/30818
Candidates should be prepared to provide the following required documents at the time of application:
cover letter, indicating candidate's area of professional interest and specialization, and for which position they are applying,
contact information for three references who will be contacted for letters of recommendation
research statement or agenda,
teaching philosophy, and
a recent publication.
Candidates selected for interviews will also need to provide documentation of effective teaching (i.e teaching evaluations) and a diversity statement.
Representatives from the Social Work Department aim to conduct informational interviews with candidates attending the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting in November 2018 in Orlando and if needed, the Society of Social Work Education Annual Conference in January 2019 in San Francisco.