Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Clinical Assistant Professor
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
If part-time, hours per week
Vacancy ID FAC0003535
Posting Open Date 06/09/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2021
The School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
invites nominations and applications for a twelve-month, non-tenure-track,
open rank, full time (1.0 FTE) faculty position. The mission of the School
of Social Work is to advance equity, transform systems and improve lives. The
curriculum supports this mission and includes a focus on evidence-based
practice; concern for disadvantaged, vulnerable, and oppressed individuals,
families, and communities; and the design and development of social
The Behavioral Health Springboard (BHS) at the School of Social Work,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill links current research to
initiatives in mental health and substance use disorder treatment systems. The
program offers curricula development, technical assistance, program
consultation, and face-to-face and online educational programs.
This position will be funded by the Behavioral Health Springboard (.70 FTE)
and the School of Social Work (.30 FTE). This position is a twelve-month
appointment beginning July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 and is reviewed
annually for reappointment. We are seeking applicants with social work
practice experience and expertise, and the ability to teach primarily in the
community, management and policy practice concentration as well as the
generalist curriculum. Applicants should have demonstrated skill and
experience teaching graduate level classes and/or related trainings.
Applicants with demonstrated practice skills and experience will enhance
graduate-level teaching in the MSW program.
This position will primarily work with Ms. Tara Bohley, Clinical Associate
Professor and Director of BHS (.70 FTE). Specific responsibilities will
include the identification, development, design, delivery, and evaluation of
programs under contract with the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental
Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services (DMH/DD/SAS). This manager
position requires a high level of ability to develop protocols, policies, and
procedures, and to discern the needs of the contractor as well as all
stakeholders. This position will support and provide oversight for existing
programs such as the NC Peer Support Certification program and the BHS
continuing education and professional development program for licensed
The Program Coordinator will plan, coordinate, implement, and finalize
projects according to stakeholder specifications and deadlines; working within
the project budget. This position requires a substantial capacity to work
independently in a complex environment. Strong interpersonal skills,
organizational skills, and writing skills are required. Critical and creative
thinking, as well as managerial skills to help plan the workload of team
members, and to work collaboratively with others is expected. The Program
Coordinator will work independently to provide leadership on other short-term,
time-limited projects as they arise.
Additionally, .30 FTE of this position will be focused on the educational
needs of the MSW program within the School of Social Work. These
responsibilities include teaching 6.0 credit hours of graduate coursework per
academic year, advising MSW students, and participation as a faculty member on
School of Social Work committees. This aspect of the position will report to
the Senior Associate Dean for MSW Education, Dr. Lisa de Saxe Zerden.
The School of Social Work offers M.S.W. and Ph.D. degrees. Dual degrees are
offered with Law, Public Health, Public Administration and Divinity (with
Duke University). To learn more about the School of Social Work at the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, we invite you to visit our home
page at https:// ssw.unc.edu
Candidates must possess an MSW degree from an accredited CSWE social work
program and a minimum of five years' post-MSW practice experience in substance
use treatment and/or mental health practice setting, and demonstrable
expertise in project management are required.
Qualifications and Experience
Familiarity with the NC service system and a high capacity for collaboration
Candidate must also be able to demonstrate prior teaching and/or training
Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender,
gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin,
race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
All candidates should electronically submit an online application and upload a
curriculum vita, a letter outlining teaching interests and experience,
teaching evaluations, sample course materials (syllabus, assignments, sample
lecture notes), and a list of three to four professional references. The list
should include the institution, email address, and phone number for each
reference. (Referees will receive a system-generated email to upload a
reference letter when a finalist pool has been established. Please note:
Reference letters should not be mailed directly to the School of Social
Work.) For additional information please contact Search Committee Chair Tara
Bohley, Director BHS (email@example.com)
Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/193619
Department Contact Name and Title Tara Bohley, Director BHS
Department Contact Telephone or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about
the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice
Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to
Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able
to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department
notify the Department Contact.
Curriculum Vitae / Resume
List of References
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is your highest degree?
Describe your experience working within the public service system (mental health, substance use disorders, child welfare, etc.)
(Open Ended Question)
Describe previous project management experience in which you had a leadership role.
(Open Ended Question)
Describe your experience teaching in a higher education environment.
(Open Ended Question)