Position Number 002444
Functional Title Academic Professional Assistant Professor
Position Type Non-Tenure Stream
Position Eclass FC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earn
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 Sociology and Social Work 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 NCA&T. The Department has over 300 BSW majors, 90 MSW students, a
new Joint PhD with NCA&T, and 18 full-time faculty. The Department, School,
and University place a high value on community-engaged scholarship.
The Department of Social Work at The University of North Carolina at
Greensboro (UNCG) invites applications and nominations for one 9 month, non-
tenure, Academic Professional Track Assistant Professor position. This
position is available in Spring 2022. The primary focus of this position is
teaching. Priority will be given to individuals who apply by July 16, 2021.
Application review will begin August 2, 2021.
A strong commitment to diversity/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) as well as other sources.
For more information about the Department of Social Work, please visit
https:// 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
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: https:// www. piedmonttriadnc.com/.
The successful candidate must:
Have at least two years of post MSW practice experience.
Work effectively/engage in collaborative scholarship with a culturally
Be an active citizen in the school and university, with partnering
universities and the broader community.
Possess an MSW in social work or a related field.
Have successful or demonstrated potential for successful social work
teaching in undergraduate and graduate social work education.
Have excellent interpersonal skills.
LCSW and other clinical licenses are valued.
Tenure Status Not on Track
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their
List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3)
professional references that includes:
Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or
Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or
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 Salary is commensurate with experience
Org #-Department Social Work - 12401
Job Open Date 06/07/2021
For Best Consideration Date 08/02/2021
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Appointment Permanent
Time Limited Duration
Number of Months per Year 9
Physical Effort Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - O, Reading - C, Writing -
F, Hearing - C, Talking - C, Standing - F, Sitting - F
List of References
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
Greensboro News & Record
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed
Other Professional Journal
UNC System Job Board
Other Online Job Board
If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.
(Open Ended Question)
Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?