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Assistant Professor of Social Work

Posted: 9/12/2017 (Employment)

The Social Work Program in the College of Arts & Sciences at Seattle University (SU) invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions beginning September 2018. The SU Social Work Program has an accredited Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program and a Master of Social Work (MSW) program that is currently in Candidacy status for accreditation with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

The mission of the SU MSW program is to educate students for social justice-focused and community-based advanced clinical social work practice: https://www.seattleu.edu/artsci/msw/msw-program/mission-and-goals/

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellence in scholarship, teaching, community engagement, and commitment to social and economic justice. The SU Social Work Program is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty in affirmation of our institutional values and our program’s mission.

Position 1:  Assistant Professor of Social Work (TT) – Clinical Social Work

The responsibilities for the position include teaching clinical social work practice courses in the MSW program and micro practice courses in the BSW programs, engaging in ongoing discipline-based research, and performing university and program service.

The minimum requirements for the position are a doctorate in Social Welfare/Social Work or a closely related field, an MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited social work program, and a minimum of three years of practice experience in clinical social work.

Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • successful experience in teaching clinical social work practice courses
  • five or more years of clinical social work practice experience
  • a clinical social work licensure (LICSW) or an eligibility for the licensure
  • scholarly expertise in mental health, addiction, aging, or military social work
  • individual/family/group practice experience with historically marginalized populations.

Position 2:  Assistant Professor of Social Work (TT) – Social Policy/Macro Practice

The responsibilities for the position include teaching social policy/macro practice courses in the MSW and the BSW programs, engaging in ongoing discipline-based research, and performing university and program service.

The minimum requirements for the position are a doctorate in Social Welfare/Social Work or a closely related field, an MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited social work program, and teaching experience in social policy/macro social work practice courses.

Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • successful experience in teaching social policy/macro practice courses
  • capacity and willingness to teach across the social work curriculum (social work theory, practice, policy, research)
  • successful experience and strong interest in community-engaged research
  • scholarly expertise in the following areas: social welfare policy, health and mental health disparity, immigration, or addiction
  • policy/macro practice experience with historically marginalized populations.

Applicants should submit applications online at https://seattleu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=220 including a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, research statement, teaching statement, evidence of strong teaching (such as teaching evaluations), and contact information for at least three references. Recommendation letters may be requested electronically following submission of application. Applicants must indicate which position (position 1 or 2) they are applying for in their cover letter. Review of applications begins September 25, 2017. Open until filled.

Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to be available for interviews at the Council on Social Work Education APM in Dallas, TX.  (Applicants are not required to register for the conference in order to be interviewed.) Applicants who will not be at the APM may be interviewed via Skype.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Hye-Kyung Kang, Chair of the Search Committee and MSW Program Director, at kangh@seattleu.edu.

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Deadline: 09/25/2017

Location: Seattle University