Assistant Professor

University Of Memphis

United States

September 20, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number FAE1274

Advertised Title Assistant Professor Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN) Position Number 003155 Category Full-Time Faculty Department Social Work Position Summary

The School of Social Work at the University of Memphis invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 2022. This 9-month faculty appointment offers a competitive salary and full benefits. Responsibilities will include teaching, research, scholarly activities, advising, and service.

The University of Memphis is a comprehensive doctoral-extensive institution of higher learning situated in a beautiful park-like setting in the state's largest city. The University of Memphis prides itself on its Carnegie Classification as a research university with high levels of research.

The School of Social Work's vision is “Creating a just world through innovative scholarship, quality education, and community engagement.” Social work faculty and students are actively involved in community-engaged scholarship, making a real difference in the city of Memphis and beyond. The successful candidate will join a positive, cooperative group of highly motivated faculty who are committed to advancing social justice.

Applicants must have an earned doctoral degree in social work or a related field. An MSW from an accredited program is strongly preferred. The School also prefers applicants with a minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience and a strong publication record. ABD's who will have their degree by May 2022 and meet the position qualifications will be considered. Applicants should be experienced teachers. Applicants may be expected to teach in the BA, MSW, or DSW program.

We are especially interested in applicants who have expertise in any of the following areas: management theory or practice; quantitative methods or mixed methods; health disparities or social determinants of health; racial disparities in social services; or telehealth and technology in social work practice. We are also especially interested in applicants whose research agenda connects to Council on Social Work Education's focus on ADEI (antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion).

Minimum Position Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications are:

  • Doctoral degree in social work or a closely related field

  • Experience teaching in higher education

  • Ability to teach in at least two social work content areas

  • Special Conditions

    Preferred Qualifications are:

  • MSW from a CSWE-accredited program

  • Two years post-MSW practice experience

  • A strong record of scholarly publications

  • Ability to secure external funding

  • Research focused on ADEI (antiracism, diversity, equity, or inclusion)

  • Posting Date 07/19/2021 Closing Date 09/20/2021 Open Until Screening Begins No Hiring Range Negotiable Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants must upload a cover letter, CV, a list of professional references, teaching philosophy, writing sample, research statement and teaching evaluations to https: // workforum.memphis.edu.

    Instructions to Applicant regarding references

    https: // workforum.memphis.edu/postings

    Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Other Document 1
  • Other Document 2
  • References List
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document 3
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