We are hiring! Assistant / Associate Professor of Social Work

A Position Opening for an Assistant / Associate Professor

To begin August 2017

The School of Social Work at Wayne State University invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are recruiting outstanding candidates with expertise in the areas of health or mental/behavioral health. Preference is for candidates with a particular interest in health equity or behavioral health equity whose research and teaching demonstrate knowledge about and attention to urban, poor or vulnerable populations.        

Candidates must have a doctorate in social work, social welfare or a related discipline, a master’s degree in social work, two years post-master’s direct practice experience, as well as a strong commitment to research, teaching and service. Evidence of a beginning research trajectory, potential for external funding and some teaching experience is desirable at the Assistant Professor rank. Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure requires a strong record of research, external funding, publications, teaching and service.

The School of Social Work, accredited since 1945, is a national leader in preparing students for professional practice and research careers. Affirming this tradition, the School is committed to addressing complex problems, promoting social justice and fostering overall well-being through engaged teaching, applied research and partnerships within an urban and global context. The School’s status as part of the premier urban research institution in Michigan is supported by the activities of the Center for Social Work Research. Housed in the School, Center staff provide support for faculty research, scholarship, community engagement and interdisciplinary collaboration. For more information about the School please visit us online.

“Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer”.

Applications must be made online, at http://jobs.wayne.edu (Posting Number: 042257)

Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching, research and diversity statements as well as the names and full contact information of three references and one writing sample. Contact Arlene Weisz, Chair of the Search Advisory Committee, at Email: aa4495@wayne.edu Phone: 313-577-4420 for additional information.     

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