Assistant/Associate Professor in Social Work/Sociology

Albertus Magnus College

United States

July 8, 2021


Assistant/Associate Professor in Social Work/Sociology Search Number # FAC112 Category Faculty Type Full-Time Campus New Haven

Overview Albertus Magnus College invites applications for a full-time assistant or associate professor of Social Work in the Department of Sociology beginning in Fall 2021. The College currently offers undergraduate programs in sociology and criminal justice and is exploring the development of a Master of Social Work program and the expansion of its current undergraduate social work concentration into a major. We are seeking candidates with the ability to advise the College and to lead program development. The successful candidate should possess a demonstrated commitment to the profession and practice of social work, knowledge and experience in Council of Social Work Education, and evidence of an active professional development/teaching/practice agenda in critical social work practice focused on intersectional inequalities and structural racism within the US context. With over 50% of the population being students of color, the College takes pride in its racially and ethnically diverse student body and seeks a candidate who can contribute to fostering a welcoming, supportive community. The candidate should have experience of deep engagement with low income populations and communities of color and demonstrate a commitment to the College's mission of preparing students to become responsible, productive citizens and lifelong learners, committed to contributing to their communities and to becoming moral leaders in a complex world.

We strive to make the College a leader in critical social work education, research, and practice in order to contribute to the College's commitment to social justice and to advancing equity, inclusion, and celebration of diversity in society. For this opportunity, we are seeking candidates whose scholarship brings this critical approach to, and has a commitment to academic leadership in, social work practice and/or experiential learning.

About Albertus Magnus College Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and master's degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The College's 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the city's most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application.

Qualifications The successful candidate should be an innovative and strategic visionary with empowering, democratic team-building and interpersonal skills who is capable of leading the College in the development of CSWE accredited B.S.W. and M.S.W. programs. In addition, the candidate will possess:

  • A Ph.D., D.S.W. or equivalent in Social Work, Sociology or a related discipline (Advanced ABD candidates will be considered, with a Ph.D. or D.S.W. required in hand by August 1, 2021)
  • A Master of Social Work (MSW) from a CSWE-accredited program (if from an international university, must send letter of equivalency from CSWE)
  • Three years of full-time post-MSW practice experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the CSWE accreditation process.
  • Evidence of ability to teach effectively within, and contribute positively to, a diverse, multi-ethnic, multicultural student population and campus environment by satisfying at least one of the three criteria listed below:

  • develops and/or teaches curricula that advances racial and social justice drawing from their engagement with communities of color.
  • demonstrates a record of success in research or creative activities focused on underserved communities.
  • serves as a role model for our diverse student body and has a demonstrated commitment to underserved communities and the academic success of all students.
  • Knowledge Skills Abilities

  • Five or more years of full-time post-MSW experience in a community social work setting
  • Higher education experience in administration at the Director level or higher.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) (or equivalent) licensure
  • Social work practice and/or research experience with Black or Latina/o populations
  • Proficiency in the Spanish language
  • To Apply Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, current CV, and contact information for three professional references as one document electronically Please reference search # in subject line.

    Albertus Magnus College has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the College community. Albertus Magnus College is an equal opportunity employer and invites all qualified applicants to consider this opportunity and to apply.

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