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Page for Academic Positions in Social Work that begin in 2018.

Let's do this! Try to stick to a few guidelines when posting to keep things consistent:

  • Post information about the position (or positions) including rank, source of information, and desired specialties.
  • Update when you know if a school has announced or cancelled a search, done preliminary interviews, invited candidates out for job talks, or made offers, even if this information is anecdotal (but please note that it's anecdotal if it is)!
  • Add date of posting to information whenever possible.
  • Please Use "Heading 3" when adding names of schools to this page.

A couple of features of this page, based on additional posts from past years:

  • There are two general sections:
  • Discussion: Post other job search related information here. In the past, topics have included:
  • Tally of number of people checking this page 
  • Information about salaries offered relative to cost of living.
  • Information about the number of places people have applied, number of initial interviews received, number of campus visits/job talks, and number of offers.
  • Please feel free to add topics here!
  • List of Schools: Post information about positions, here: FOR THE LOVE OF ALL THINGS ACADEMIC, PLEASE DATE YOUR POSTS!

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ABD (Early): 1

ABD (On the market): 42 

PhD: 5

Postdoctoral Fellow: 10

Assistant Professor: 11

Associate Professor: 3

Full Professor:1

Master's Students/MSW:

Other:

Ratio of applications: 1st round interviews: Campus visits: Offers (example: 16:8:4:2)Edit

21:9:5:? (as of 10/31/17)

15:3:?:? (as of 9/30/17)

21:7:3:? (as of 11/15/17)

19:4:1:? (as of 10/2/17)

15:5:?:? (as of 10/17/17)

18:8:2:1(as of 10/30/17) offer from University of Georgia -- Congrats!--Thank you so much!

30:16:3:? (as of 11/8/17)

9:3:?:? (as of 11/12/17)

22:5:?:? (as of 10/15/17)

7:4:1:? (as of 10/23/17)

16:8:2:? (as of 11/15/17) 

8:2:?:? (as of 10/16/17)

5:3:1:? (as of 11/17/17)

28:11:?:? (as of 10/18/17

8:3:1:? (As of 10/26/17)

22:7:1:? (11/1/17)

22:4:1:? (11/8/17)

33:8:?:? (11/2/17)

16:6:2:? (11/7/17)

11:5:1:? (11/17/17)

9:5:1:? (11/19/17)

Teaching LoadsEdit

  • When possible can we please add teaching load info to posts?  These are usually known quantities--they are not secret info--and they can matter a lot in terms of sizing up a job.

Timing of PositionsEdit

  • When can job seekers expect for the majority of full-time, tenure track positions to be posted?  In other words, is there a popular time when colleges and universities open positions to applicants?
  • A lot depends on the market/year, budgets, retirements, etc. Though, many positions should be posted in September ahead of CSWE. In previous markets, some top ten schools posted as early as June and, in other markets, as late as February or March. 

Website HelpfulnessEdit

  • In previous years this website was very helpful. People posted information about the jobs rather than simply pasting in an advertisement. We are all academics and should be able to find a job posting. I ask you to consider posting useful information. People pose questions about a university/School/ Department, etc. Consider answering. If you've heard back about a job, let us know.
  • Look back at older wikis (ex: 2013-14) to see how people have been helpful in the past.   

List of Schools: Update when you have information! Edit

Adelphi University (NY)Edit

Akron University (OH)Edit

Appalachian State University (NC)Edit

Arizona State University (AZ)Edit

  • Contacted for phone screening interview on 9/27 for week of 10/2 -- not sure if this is a "pre-screening" (i.e. there would be another screening interview at CSWE prior to campus visits) or the typical screening interview (x2 - updated 10/2); Update: Phone interview on 10/4, CSWE interview scheduled at end of phone call (10/6/17)
  • I had a phone screening and scheduled a CSWE interview at the end of the phone screening (x9)
  • Phone screening scheduled for 10/5. I was told it was a 15 to 20 minute call to discuss my research agenda and could lead to an interview at CSWE. Update: CSWE interview scheduled at end of call. 
  • Phone sreening on 10/6 and scheduled phone interview for CSWE at end of call (updated 10/10).
  • Did anyone receive a confirmation email following the submission of their application through the application portal? When I submitted, it just said "saved."
  • No confirmation email immediately, just an email later from the chair confirming my application about 10 days later (10/4/17)
  • This was my experience, too. (10/8)
  • No confirmation email yet, but I just "saved" it yesterday (10/5/17)
  • Campus visit invitation (x2 updated on 11/3) 

Auburn University (AL)Edit

  • Reached out for an informational meeting at CSWE (10/19) X3
  • Any update so far? (11/14/2017)
  • I am not sure of their time line exactly, but I got the sense they would be reaching out to folks either right before the Winter Holidays or right afterwards. I think they said they were going through reaccreditation and didn't think they would have time to devote to the search until after they completed the accreditation tasks. (11-15-17)

Augsburg College (MN)Edit

  • Hiring one tenure-track position
  • Application deadline August 1, 2017
  • Contacted for screening interview on 9/15/17.
  • Contacted for campus visit (10/28/17)
  • Anyone know about the climate here?  I've heard they haven't been able to hold onto assistant professors recently. x3 Maybe just a rumor.

Azusa Pacific University (CA)Edit

Barry University (FL)Edit

Baylor University (TX) - Diana R. Garland School of Social WorkEdit

  • Hiring 1 TT position (assistant or associate professor level)
  • Application deadline December 1, 2017
  • Posting on SSWR site

Bennett College (NC)Edit

Binghamton University, SUNY (NY)Edit

  • Does anyone know the outcome of their 2016-2017 search? (9/25)
  • Does anyone know if they will be hiring this year? (9/25)
  • They hired 3 Assistant Professor last year. This year they are not hiring. 

Boise State University (ID)Edit

Boston College (MA)Edit

  • Boston College School of Social Work is seeking two scholars at the Assistant Professor rank who will further the school’s expertise in the following:
  • Research and scholarship on the causes and consequences of structural violence and its disproportionate effects associated with race, income, gender, and “place” across the life course. Competitive applicants will be knowledgeable about the impact of these factors on quality of life experiences, such as health disparities, trauma and mental health, interpersonal violence, education, or employment.\
  • Research and scholarship about immigrant communities, families, or individuals around the world and in the U.S. BCSSW through its Latino Leadership Initiative (LLI) is giving attention to Latino communities. Competitive applicants will have knowledge about pathways to well-being (social, emotional, and economic) across the life course for Latino communities in the U.S. and/or abroad.
  • Application reviews will begin in September 2017. The first round of interviews will take place in October/November. Campus visits for final candidates usually take place in December/January, and the positions will begin in Fall 2018.
  • LINK to SSWR announcement
  • Scheduled interview at CSWE (09/28/2017) x3 
  • Does BC send out rejections if they are not interested in screening applicants? Do they send out rejections following screenings?
  • Understanding is that BC only invited a small number of applicants for CSWE interviews.
  • Campus visit scheduled
  • Campus visit scheduled (10/26)
  • Campus visits for which of the positions? Causes/consequences of structural violence, or immigration?
  • Six visits arranged, various research interests

Boston University (MA)Edit

Bowling Green State University (OH)Edit

  • 2 TT Assistant or Associate Professor Positions
  • Application deadline: November 1, 2017.
  • Link to CSWE.org posting
  • Any update so far (11.8.2017)???

Bridgewater State University (MA)Edit

  • The School of Social Work at Bridgewater State University invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track teaching positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2018. We are seeking faculty members with interest in teaching social work at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, with principle assignment to the MSW program.
  • This position requires teaching 12 credits per semester, primarily in the MSW program, with an expectation that the successful candidate will also teach in the BSW program. Primary teaching responsibilities may include Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Practice with Individuals and Families, Dynamics of Diversity and Oppression, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, practice courses, field education or other courses, such as those in your area of specialization.
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Contacted for phone interview (10/24/17).
  • Rejection email sent on 10/21

Bryn Mawr College (PA)Edit

Buffalo State College, SUNY (NY)Edit

California State University, BakersfieldEdit

  • TT Assistant Professor of Social Work
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

California State University, Channel IslandsEdit

California State University, East BayEdit

California State University, FresnoEdit

  • I applied about a month ago and no word (11/14/17) x 2
  • A friend of mine has a screening interview scheduled.

California State University FullertonEdit

  • The Department of Social Work at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), invites applications for Assistant Professor. This is a 10-month full-time tenure-track position to begin Fall 2018.
  • The Department of Social Work is recruiting one faculty member with expertise in social work practice in one or more of the Department's concentration areas (child welfare, community mental health, and aging).
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Application review begins immediately. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be submitted by October 6, 2017. Position is open until filled.

California State University, Long BeachEdit

California State University, Los AngelesEdit

California State University, Monterey BayEdit

California State University, NorthridgeEdit

California State University, SacramentoEdit

  • The Division of Social Work at California State University, Sacramento, invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, with appointments beginning August 2018. Responsibilities will include teaching either graduate or undergraduate courses in social work and a designated cognate area, mentoring students, participating in university and community service, and engaging in academic scholarship. The Division seeks applicants with experience in HBSE and practice, or in health and aging.
  • Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017, and positions will remain open until filled. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their application package as early as possible.
  • For a complete description of the positions and to apply, please visit: http://www.csus.edu/about/employment.
  • Full Ad at Chronicle

California State University, StanislausEdit

  • The Department of Social Work at California State University, Stanislaus invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in our MSW Program beginning Fall 2018. The successful candidate for this position will be qualified to teach in core curricular areas including direct micro social work practice and theory. Expertise in generalist social work practice, direct micro practice, and/or clinical practice (e.g., health, behavioral health, addictions) practice is highly desired. Expectations for the position include teaching, advising students, conducting field liaison work, developing and maintaining an active research agenda, serving on Department, College, and University committees, and developing a record of professional service in the greater community. Position is contingent upon the availability of authorized funding.
  • The Faculty Search Committee will begin reviewing completed applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
  • LINK to CSWE.org

Calvin College (MI)Edit

  • Calvin College is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track Social Work faculty position within the Department of Sociology & Social Work expected to begin August 2018, pending administrative approval.  Appointment of rank and salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.
  • Link to CSWE.org

Carleton University (CAN)Edit

  • Hiring one Associate Professor: LINK.
  • Teaching load: 2-1 in Year 1. Then 2-2 thereafter. No summer teaching required. Good research start-up funds provided by the Dean's office to each new hire.  

Carthage College (WI)Edit

Case Western Reserve University (OH)Edit

  • Does anyone know if Case might be hiring TT this cycle? x2

Catholic University of America (DC)Edit

Central Connecticut State UniversityEdit

  • - Contacted for initial phone interview (11/11/17) x2

Centre College (KY)Edit

Clemson University (SC)Edit

Cleveland State University (OH)Edit

College of New Rochelle (NY)Edit

College of Staten Island, CUNY (NY)Edit

Colorado State University (CO)Edit

  • Number of Vacancies: 2-3
  • Position Summary: The School of Social Work invites applications for faculty positions at the assistant of associate professor rank. The 9-month tenure/tenure-track appointment will begin January, 2018 or August, 2018. Applicants are sought with an expertise in behavioral health (mental health, alcohol and drug prevention/treatment, suicide, obesity), human-animal interventions, aging, child welfare, health/well-being, or social justice which enhance the existing research strengths in our School, College, and University. However, applicants with other research expertise are invited to apply.
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 08/23/2017.
  • 7/4/17 Does anyone know the teaching load here?  Is 50% teaching a 3-2, 5 classes at 10% each?
  • Contacted for screening interview 9/16
  • Campus visit request 10/9
  • Has anyone other than this person heard from CSU? I'm pretty excited about them, but wondering if first cuts have already been made. 
  • I know of 3 people that applied and none have heard back from them.
  • Rejected 10/15 (x3)
  • I had a phone screen last month, and have not heard either way.  I'm in the HAI track. 10/17

Columbia University (NY)Edit

  • Appointments may begin on July 1, 2018, or January 1, 2019. Review of applicants will begin immediately. (posted 7/7/17)
  • Skype interview requested 9/22
  • Campus interview scheduled (posted 10/7)
  • what rank?
  • Tenure-track (assistant)
  • Rejection email received (11/16)

DePaul University (IL)Edit

East Carolina University (NC)Edit

Eastern Connecticut State UniversityEdit

Eastern Michigan UniversityEdit

Eastern Washington UniversityEdit

Fairfield University (CT)Edit

Florida Atlantic University (FL)Edit

Florida Gulf Coast UniversityEdit

Florida International University:Edit

Florida State UniversityEdit

  • Is there anybody who got campus visit request? (11/14/2017)
  • There have been at least 4 campus visits (11/15/17)
  • They scheduled the campus visits for last week for the three positions they were hiring for - though that doesn't necessarily mean the search is over. They haven't extended offers yet (I don't believe). (11/15/17)

Fordham University (NY)Edit

  • Hiring an assistant professor of social service
  • LINK
  • Does anyone know what is going on with this opening? It has been removed from all of the job sites.
  • From what I heard, there may be an associate hire this year but not assistant. (10/4/17)
  • 2 Associate level positions. Looking for faculty with direct practice experience and expertise in health/behavioral health.
  • Friend said she heard that one of the Associate positions was being changed to Assistant. Anyone else hear this? (11/10/17)

Franciscan University of Steubenville (OH)Edit

  • Full time, tenure track, rank-open position to begin August 2018.
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Review of completed applications will begin on October 25th and will continue until the position is filled.

Georgia Regents University - Augusta (GA)Edit

Georgia State University (Atlanta)Edit

George Mason University (VA)Edit

Governor's State University IllinoisEdit

Grand Valley State University (MI)Edit

Hawaii Pacific UniversityEdit

  • 1 Assistant Professor position
  • Job Posting on CSWE
  • Anyone know if this is a tenure-track position?
  • What is the salary like?  Honolulu is an expensive place to live. 
  • It is a tenure track position, the only salary info I have is from Glassdoor and other websites of the like, not that impressive of a salary to make one move there (10/19)

Hope College (MI)Edit

Howard University (DC)Edit

Humboldt State University (CA)Edit

Hunter College, CUNY (NY)Edit

Idaho State UniversityEdit

Illinois State UniversityEdit

  • TT Assistant Professor.
  • The initial teaching load is four (4) courses for the first academic year and then five (5) courses per year thereafter.
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • For best consideration, please submit materials by Nov. 9, 2017; however, review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
  • Contacted for phone interview (11/16/17)x2

Indiana UniversityEdit

  • 3 Open Rank TT positions at the Indianapolis Campus.
  • Met with Heather McCabe at CSWE who told me they were going to try and schedule first interviews within a couple of weeks (from CSWE). Need to have your recommendation letters on-hand to submit with your application. (11/2/17) x2
  • Is there anybody who received message (either screening interview or rejection) from this Univ ? (11/14/2017)
  • I had contact at CSWE and applied to both the open-rank position and the online position and I have heard nothing from either search committee (11/14/17).
  • I only applied to the open-rank position - haven't heard back yet either...I thought they were going to try and schedule some things ASAP. (11/15/17)

Indiana University, NorthwestEdit

Kansas State UniversityEdit

  • Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Social Work Positions in Manhattan, Kansas beginning August 2018.
  •  Representatives of the K-State Social Work Program will attend and be available to provide information about these positions at the Annual Program Meeting of the Council of Social Work Education in Dallas, Texas on October 19–22, 2017.
  • Link to CSWE.org
  • Is this position still open? It is still listed on the CSWE page but the posting has been removed from K-State's list of current job openings.
  • Campus interview scheduled (11/2)

Kennesaw State University (GA)Edit

Lehman College, CUNY (NY)Edit

Lewis-Clark State College (ID)Edit

  • The Social Work Program at Lewis-Clark State College (LCSC), in Lewiston, Idaho, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Social Work. The start date is August 14, 2018, and the beginning salary range is $48,000-$50,000.
  • Teach 24 credits per year; engage in advising, professional development, and service.
  • Link to CSWE.org

Loma Linda University (CA)Edit

Long Island University (NY)Edit

Louisiana State University (LA)Edit

  • The School of Social Work is hiring 3 tenure-track assistant professors.  Teaching across all 3 levels of the program. Areas of interest include child welfare, corrections, gerontology, poverty & substance abuse. 
  • Link to CSWE post
  • Contacted for a Skype interview (10/16)
  • Had an interview at CSWE but have not heard anything since then...(11/2/17)X2
  • Any campus visit requests yet?
  • I haven't heard anything since CSWE...

Loyola University Chicago (IL)Edit

  • Seeking one TT for August 2018 - Loyola TT Faculty Posting
  • Posted 9/29/17
  • We seek applicants with teaching and research interests in one or more of the following areas: urban communities; multi-generational families; military social work; restorative & social justice; innovative engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation in practice across the life span in distressed families; kinship; child welfare; health disparities; criminal justice; juvenile justice.
  • We encourage applicants whose research and teaching interests focus on the African-American/Black diaspora with an ability to engage in the experiences of other peoples of African descent and other communities of color.
  • Jesuit School but very open and affirming of LGBTQ+
  • Contacted for screening interview 10/12(x2)
  • Contact for interview at APM (10/13)
  • Rejection email (10/17)(x2)
  • Rejection email (after screening; 10/26 x3)
  • Campus visit scheduled (called in early October)

Madonna University (MI)Edit

Madonna University Social Work & Sociology Department is hiring a full-time faculty position, Fall 2018, for the new MSW program. Madonna University is a Franciscan, Catholic co-educational liberal arts university located in Livonia, MI, a western suburb of the metropolitan Detroit area. The growing student body of 4,000+ is an exciting and diverse mix of traditional and non-traditional commuter students representing all ages and ethnicities of Southeastern Michigan. Teaching is of primary importance and faculty are expected to actively participate in university governance, academic affairs and scholarship.

Faculty responsibilities include: a primary focus on teaching; participating in curriculum review and renewal; student matriculation, orientations, gate-keeping, recruitment and advising; compliance with CSWE standards; program assessment and evaluation; engaging in scholarly activity; collegial engagement with others; and participation in university governance and academic life.

Marshall University (WV)Edit

Mars Hill University (NC)Edit

Marywood University (PA)Edit

Metropolitan State University, Denver (CO)Edit

  • Any update so far? (11/14/2017)
  • I saw they re-posted the job today... (11/15)

Miami University of Ohio (OH)Edit

  • Family Science & Social Work:  Assistant or Associate Professor to teach graduate and undergraduate social work courses; advise students; develop/enhance research and publications agenda; seek external grant funding; be engaged in service at the departmental level.
  • Link to CSWE.org
  • email for a meet and greet at CSWE 10/9
  • email for meet and greet at CSWE (10/9/17)
  • I also met with them at CSWE, they told me that it would take some time to conduct follow-up interviews as they were in the process of re-accreditation. (11/2/17)
  • Scheduled conference-call interview (Nov.8.2017)

Michigan State University (MI)Edit

  • Anyone know anything about Michigan State hiring this year?
  • I heard from the faculty member here that they do not have a hiring plan this year

Millersville University (PA)Edit

Minnesota State University - Mankato (MN)Edit

Montclair State University (NJ)Edit

  • Assistant Professor Social Work & Child Advocacy. The Department of Social Work and Child Advocacy at Montclair State University
  • Job Description: The Department of Social Work and Child Advocacy at Montclair State University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 2018. Preferred areas of research specialization will involve children, youth, and families and/or clinical practice with diverse populations. The department currently offers a minor in social work, and BA and MA in Child Advocacy and Policy, and will offer a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) with a concentration in children, youth, and families starting in the fall of 2018. The responsibilities for the current position include teaching in the social work program and an active scholarly agenda (with the expectation of the pursuit of external funding). The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship commensurate with experience. The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
  • LINK: CSWE Ad

Nazareth College (NY)Edit

  • The Social Work Department invites applications for a full time, tenure track position at the rank of Associate Professor (preferred) or Assistant Professor (required) to begin August 2018. The department seeks candidates committed to teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Applicants who will contribute to the college’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment are encouraged to apply.
  • LINK: https://jobs.naz.edu/postings/1600

New York University (NY)Edit

  • The New York University Silver School of Social work invites applications for tenured and tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant, Associate, and Full). The rank and tenure status of the appointment is contingent on the qualifications of the successful applicant. The 9-month tenure/tenure track appointment will begin in September, 2018.
  • Expertise in the following priority areas is preferred, but not necessary for consideration: poverty, prevention, integrated health and social determinants of health, aging, and social work practice that builds on the significant strengths or expands the expertise of the Silver School.
  • LINK to SSWR Announcement.
  • Scheduled an interview at CSWE (09/30/2017) x2
  • ^^ When did you submit your app? Anyone else heard anything for CSWE?
  • Haven't heard anything - i submitted in September.  Someone in the department told me they didn't think the committee has looked at applications yet- but apparently that is not true if there is one CSWE interview. 
  • I applied on 08/25/2017.
  • Submitted first week of September - nothing yet
  • Has anyone heard anything back from CSWE or otherwise? I submitted my application third week of September and have not heard anything yet?
  • I interviewed at CSWE, have not received a response yet, and was told it may take 2-4 weeks. 10/30/2017

North Carolina State UniversityEdit

Northeastern Illinois University (IL)Edit

Northern Kentucky UniversityEdit

Nyack College (NY)Edit

Oakland University (MI)Edit

Ohio State University (OH)Edit

  • The Ohio State University College of Social Work invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions (assistant and/or senior faculty). We are recruiting exceptional candidates, from social work and related disciplines, with a preference for demonstrated strong research and scholarship capacity with diverse populations. Candidates with agendas focused on aging, substance abuse, or mental health are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • A review of applications will begin immediately, with priority given to those applicants who apply by September 29, 2017. Initial screening interviews are expected to take place immediately, with campus visit invitations beginning in early autumn 2017. 
  • 09/19/17: Anyone invited for screening interview?
  • Not at this time - 09/22/2017 (x6-updated 10/10)
  • Contacted for CSWE screening interview - (x3 - 10/13)
  • Rejection email (10/27)x3
  • Rejection email (11/6)
  • Those who received rejection emails - were you interviewed at CSWE?
  • Rejection after CSWE interview (11/6 x 5)
  • Any campus visit requests, yet?
  • scheduled on 11/1

Ohio UniversityEdit

Our Lady of the Lake University (TX)Edit

Pacific University (OR)Edit

Plattsburgh, SUNY (NY)Edit

Portland State University (OR)Edit

Providence College (RI)Edit

  • The Providence College Department of Social Work invites applicants for the position of a tenure-track Assistant Professor in its baccalaureate level social work department commencing in August 2018. The candidate will have an MSW from a CSWE accredited program and an earned doctorate in social work (PhD/DSW) or related field and demonstrated teaching effectiveness. The candidate will have at least 4 years post MSW practice experience at either the micro or macro level or both. Examples of teaching focus include lifespan development, ethics, and trauma informed practice, specifically around the mental and emotional impact of racism and xenophobia. The successful candidate will also establish a scholarly research program, and possess a willingness to be active in service to the college and community.
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Review of applications will begin September 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by December 1 will receive full consideration.

Quinnipiac University (CT)Edit

Richard Stockton College (NJ)Edit

Rhode Island College (RI)Edit

Rutgers University (NJ)Edit

Rutgers University School of Social Work (RUSSW) seeks dynamic faculty members to join our productive faculty in continued expansion of the School's innovative programs, centers and institutes. We plan to add 3 faculty members to our tenure track faculty primarily at the assistant professor rank, though our search is open to candidates from all academic ranks.

We seek highly motivated and productive scholars, and entrepreneurial and innovative thinkers, who have a strong commitment to research, social justice, and social work education. Successful candidates will be interested in inter- and transdisciplinary research that advances the reputation of the School. In this year's search, we are particularly interested in scholars who can advance research agendas in the following areas: Addictions, Community Organizing, Criminal Justice, Intervention Research, Public Health, Interprofessional Health, Technology and Social Work, and Violence Against Women and Children (including teen dating violence, stalking, and perpetrators).

Successful applicants should hold a Ph.D. in the area of Social Work or a related discipline.

  • Has anyone heard yet? Submitted first week in Sept
  • Submitted ap late Sept.; CSWE Interview scheduled (10/9)
  • CSWE interview scheduled (10/17)
  • Skype interview scheduled (10/11/17)
  • Has anyone heard back from CSWE?
  • As of 11/1, haven't heard from them since the CSWE interview.
  • Skype Interview 11/2

Ryerson University (CAN)Edit

Sacred Heart University (CT)Edit

Saint Louis University (MO)Edit

Salem State University (MA)Edit

  • The School of Social Work at Salem State University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track MSW faculty member who will also teach social work at the undergraduate level beginning Fall 2018. Teaching assignments will depend upon the expertise of the candidate and programmatic needs. Teaching assignments might include courses in practice, human behavior, field education seminars and/or elective opportunities aligned with our specialization in Integrated Health and Behavioral Health Practice.
  • The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Review of applications will begin in mid-September 2017.
  • Rejected due to ABD status x2 10/4/17 - It seems like more and more schools are doing this, which is absurd - as long as you have letters from faculty who can confidently say that you'll finish on time, what's wrong with being ABD?
  • I also received an odd email about a month ago asking about the status of my doctorate.  I explained I would be complete by May or June and updated them on where I was in the process and the response was "This position requires a completed PhD."  I couldn't tell if it was a rejection or not since my PhD will be complete by the time the position opens.  Very strange
  • Campus visit invite by email on 11/17/17

Salisbury University (MD)Edit

Samford University (AL)Edit

San Diego State University (CA)Edit

  • Assistant Professor Position:  Expertise is sought in Direct Social Work Practice, with a particular emphasis in trauma and trauma-specific treatments.  A suitable candidate will have the ability to teach Direct Practice courses and will have demonstrated research expertise regarding trauma, trauma informed care, and trauma treatments.  Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels is desired.  A candidate must show promise in obtaining extra-mural funds. (08/04/17)
  • Start Fall 2018
  • Application review: 10/2/17
  • LINK: https://apply.interfolio.com/43499
  • Phone interview (week of 11/13 ) 

San Jose State University (CA)Edit

Seattle University (WA)Edit

  • CSWE Interview Scheduled (10/6/2017)
  • Was is a phone or an email confirmation for CSWE Interview? It was an email.
  • Has anyone been selected for a campus visit?
  • Invited for campus visit - 11/13

Simmons College (MA)Edit

Skidmore College (NY)Edit

  • The Social Work Department at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Work at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor to begin September 2018. The area of expertise is open but the program is especially interested in candidates with an expertise in research methods, health/public health, mental health, gender studies, child welfare, addictions, or criminal justice who are able to teach across our CSWE-accredited program (e.g., research, HBSE, micro and macro practice, and social policy) as well as courses in their area of expertise. Within the context of a five-course teaching load, the position also occasionally includes teaching a first-year interdisciplinary seminar (topic open) and supervising students doing community service and independent research.
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Open Until Filled
  • Contacted for CSWE interview (10/13/17)
  • Contacted for Campus visit (10/28/17)

Smith College (MA)Edit

  • The Smith College School for Social Work invites applications for two full-time tenure-track positions with the rank open to candidates at the assistant, associate and full professor ranks.
  • Full details at HigherEdJobs.com
  • Submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/44408 with a brief letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample (e.g. publication or research summary), and three names of references. A review of applications will begin in September 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
  • I was invited to interview and attend a reception at CSWE. Anyone else? (x3) [updated ~10/4]
  • Is the reception Friday or Saturday?  Had accepted a Google Hangout interview but am trying to make last minute plans to go Dallas to meet in person. -- Reception is Friday 10/20 from 6:30 to 8pm (updated 10/6/17). FYI, reception is technically by invitation only, so I'd give them a heads up if you decide to come.
  • Has anyone heard back since the CSWE interviews?
  • I haven't heard anything yet (11/2)
  • I did an online interview after CSWE (10/30) and haven't heard news since. 
  • I have not heard anything since applying for macro job (11/13/17)
  • No news at all? Not even rumors? This is my top choice school! 
  • I had a Skype interview on 10/30 but have not heared anything since then (11/17)
  • campus invite (11/17) <-- Which position? 

Southern Connecticut State UniversityEdit

  • 3 open positions
  • Informal chat at CSWE
  • Any and all information provided would be greatly appreciated!
  • Had phone interview (11/13/2017)
  • had a phone interview (11/14/17)...indicated they would have campus interviews the last week of November and first week of December. 

Southern Illinois University EdwardsvilleEdit

Springfield College (MA)Edit

St. Edward's University (TX)Edit

St. Olaf College (MN)Edit

St. Thomas/St. Catherine'sEdit

Stephen F. Austin State University (TX)Edit

Stony Brook University, SUNYEdit

Syracuse University (NY)Edit

  • Assistant Professor - School of Social Work: An individual is sought to teach courses in the areas of generalist and/or advanced clinical practice or human behavior and the social environment. Position includes expectations for an active program of research and publication, including participation in seeking external funding to support research. All faculty are expected to engage in service in the college, university, profession, or community. This is a tenure-track position which begins August, 2018.
  • Priority Consideration: 10/27/2017.
  • Teaching Professor - School of Social WorkAn individual is sought to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels that cover generalist and/or advanced clinical practice, or human behavior and the social environment. The position also includes administrative tasks associated with curriculum development and student advising, with the possibility of appointment to leadership responsibilities for the MSW or BSSW programs. As with all faculty positions, there is an expectation to engage in service in the college, university, profession, or community. This is a full-time non tenure-track position, beginning August 2018, with possible multi-year contracts.
  • Priority Consideration: 10/27/2017.
  • Does anyone know what the result of thier search for 2016-2017 was?
  • My understanding is they did not fill the positions and reopened their search(es) this academic year. (9/25)
  • Invited for initial interview at CSWE (x4) (10/19/17)
  • Anyone heard from Syracuse yet? It sounded like they were trying to roll through interviews/ campus visits quickly after CSWE. I have not heard anything since my interview. (11/2/17)
  •  no news here either (11/2)  x5 
  • I heard that some invitations for campus visits were extended.
  • Campus invitation 11/10.

Temple University (PA)Edit

  • Temple University College of Public Health, a multidisciplinary academic center devoted to an innovative educational and research environment that brings a transdisciplinary perspective on health, wellness and social welfare, is seeking both experienced and early career researchers to join the Temple University School of Social Work.
  • We seek individuals committed to collaborative, interdisciplinary research in social work and other disciplines. There are many opportunities to collaborate with public health faculty in the College who target addressing disparities in the social determinants of health, improve university engagement with communities, and advance social justice. Senior candidates should have an active, externally-funded research portfolio and early career candidates should demonstrate involvement in funded projects and strong potential to obtain external funding as independent researchers.
  • Application review will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Nominations of outstanding faculty are highly encouraged.
  • LINK to SSWR Announcement (posted 9/8/2017)
  • Anyone know anything about the department climate or teaching load? x2
  • Has anyone heard anything yet? (10/29)
  • Have heard nothing (10/30)
  • Have heard nothing (11/10)
  • Phone interview 10/25
  • New dean refocusing heavily on research (11/17)

Texas A & M University (TX)Edit

Texas Christian University (TX)Edit

  • Invitation for campus visit (updated 11/5)

Texas State University (TX)Edit

  • Texas State School of Social Work invites applications for two full-time (9 month academic year) faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor or associate professor. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate social work students on campus and online; developing new courses; conducting research, with the expectation to obtain external funding and publishing in top tier journals; involving students in research; and participating in appropriate service activities. Collectively, this position includes teaching, scholarship, and professional service.
  • The school currently offers fully accredited B.S.W. and M.S.W. degrees (on-campus and online) and serves more than 600 students, the majority of whom are graduate students and students of color. Texas State University, a Hispanic-Serving Institution with Emerging Research status, is located in central Texas between two large metropolitan areas, Austin and San Antonio. In the Carnegie Classification, the university is an R2: Doctoral University – Higher Research Activity.
  • The mission of the school is to educate competent, ethical social workers who are prepared to serve as leaders for change in a dynamic, diverse society. The School has a strong commitment to diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

Texas Tech University (TX)Edit

Tufts University (MA)Edit

  • The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Child and Family Mental Health and Development to begin July 1st, 2018. The successful applicant will have a research program that integrates behavioral and neuro-developmental science with practice-based knowledge to support and enhance the well-being of children and families using a strengths-based approach. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in areas related to the understanding, treatment, and education of children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders in general and Autism Spectrum Disorder in particular, as well as more general courses having to do with child and family mental health and development and children with special needs.
  • Qualifications. Candidates must possess a doctorate in one of the disciplines associated with applied developmental science (e.g., clinical developmental psychology, education, human development, nursing, public health, social policy or human ecology). Applicants’ research and teaching expertise should reflect a developmental systems approach to the biopsychosocial contexts involved in child and family mental health and development. We seek in particular candidates whose research and teaching background and experiences focus on diversity in neurodevelopment among children and adolescents, especially those with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and who will strengthen our connections with such Tufts departments as Community Health, Education, Engineering, Occupational Therapy, and Psychology, as well as Tufts’ Schools of Medicine, and Dental Medicine, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and the Friedman School of Nutrition and with Tufts’ community partners.
  • To learn more about the position and/or apply, go to https://apply.interfolio.com/44310. Evaluation of candidates will begin October 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Tulane University (LA)Edit

Tuskegee UniversityEdit

  • anyone heard anything from them yet?

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (AL)Edit

  • The School of Social Work at The University of Alabama is seeking a talented and innovative scholar at the level of Associate or Full Professor who is actively engaged in research related to equine and/or animal assisted therapy. Review of applications began on Sept. 15, 2017, however this search will remain open until the position is filled.
  • LINK to SSWR announcement

University of Alabama at BirminghamEdit

University of Alaska, AnchorageEdit

University of Arkansas, Little RockEdit

  • The School of Social Work at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applications for three tenure track Assistant Professor positions to begin in Fall 2018. UA Little Rock is a metropolitan research university with a strong focus on community engagement and the provision of real-world experience for students. Little Rock offers art, music, and theater venues, a symphony orchestra, outstanding restaurants, and museums. The Clinton School of Public Service is also located in Little Rock near the beautiful Arkansas River and brings in exhibits and speakers from all over the world. Central Arkansas is nationally known for hiking, fishing, camping and boating opportunities.
  • ​If you like living in metropolitan community with entertainment options for everyone, a reasonable cost of living, and a great faculty with lots of energy and enthusiasm, apply to work with us.
  • ​If you're concerned about living in the south, please consider our strengths. We have a very moderate climate, are situated in one of the most liberal counties in the state, have a very reasonable cost of living, and support faculty in having a balanced life!
  • For 1 -2 of the positions: Expertise in social policy, advocacy, and/or community organization strongly preferred; Social work license (or eligibility for the same in the state of Arkansas); Prior teaching experience in higher education, with the ability to teach across the curriculum; On-line teaching experience.
  • For 1 of the positions: Expertise in clinical social work practice strongly preferred; Clinical social work license (or eligibility for the same in the state of Arkansas); Prior teaching experience in higher education, with the ability to teach across the curriculum; On-line teaching experience. 
  • Links to posting.
  • Scheduled a meeting at the CSWE APM for 10/21/2017
  • Skype interview scheduled for 11/02/2017
  • Skype interview scheduled for 11/09/17
  • Invited for a campus visit (11/9)

University of Arkansas, FayettevilleEdit

  • The University of Arkansas- Fayetteville, School of Social Work will be holding informational sessions in anticipation of upcoming Assistant Professor Position. Informational sessions may be scheduled by phone (or Zoom) with the Search Committee, or by appointment at the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE, 2017) on October 19, 20 and 21. We welcome anyone interested in applying in our department in the future to make an appointment. This is a Q&A session on what we look for in an application as well as answering any questions you may have about the School of Social Work or the University. Please arrive with your CV and be prepared to answer questions pertaining to your research, teaching and service.
  • Search Committee Chair: Johanna Thomas, Ph.D., LMSW, Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, E-mail: johannat@uark.edu - Office: 479-575-3200 [posted 9/25/17].
  • FYI you have to email the Search Committee Chair above who will connect you to doodle poll to schedule info session with them at CSWE (updated 10/10)
  • Assistant Professor position posted and applications are being accepted via: https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/23076 (updated 10/30/17)

University at Albany, SUNY (NY)Edit

University at Buffalo, SUNY (NY)Edit

University of British Columbia - Vancouver (CAN)Edit

University of British Columbia - Kelowna (CAN)Edit

University of Calgary (CAN)Edit

University of California, Berkeley (CA)Edit

  • Will be recruiting for faculty member to start 7/1/18.
  • Focus on macro practice (broadly construed).
  • Assoc. / Full Professor position posted with deadline of Oct. 20 at HigherEdJobs.com.
  • Search announcement

University of California, Los Angeles (CA)Edit

  • Positions at Assistant and Associate or Full Professor ranks. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 15, 2017.
  • SSWR Associate or Full Professor LINK and Assistant LINK
  • The Luskin School of Public Affairs, in partnership with the Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) at UCLA, seeks an advanced assistant or tenured associate professor in the general fields of Latino social, economic, and political issues. (A starting full professor may be appointed under extraordinary circumstances). A successful applicant should be appointable in one or more of the three departments in the Luskin School of Public Affairs: Public Policy, Social Welfare, or Urban Planning. LINK to Chronicle announcement.
  • Anyone heard anything?
  • I hear they've invited folks out for campus visits (11/17)

University of Central FloridaEdit

  • Does anyone know if they will be hiring this year?

University of Chicago (IL)Edit

University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash College (OH)Edit

University of Connecticut (CT)Edit

  • Hiring 1 Assistant/Associate tenure track faculty and 1 Clinical non-tenure track posistion.  Need MSW and 2 years post MSW expereince.  Teaching load is 2-2

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10205

  • I hear this is a great place to work. Excellent pay and benefits. Reasonable expectations for tenure. Collegial department. Union representation. LGBTQ friendly.
  • Anyupdate (screening interview, campus visits, etc)? (11.17.2017)

University of Denver (CO)Edit

  • 1 TT for 2018 - U of Denver Faculty Position Posting
  • Focus on Integrated behavioral health, macro practice, global practice, program evaluation, quantitative analytical methods, or qualitative analytical methods
  • GSSW provides a supportive environment that fosters interdisciplinary and community-based research
  • Priority deadline was 10/1
  • Very LGBTQ+ friendly--in response, not always, just a heads up 10/17
  • Scheduled CSWE interview - 10/11/2017
  • Rejection email 10/12/17 (10/17)x5
  • Rejection email after CSWE interview (10/25)x2
  • Anyone receive a campus visit, yet?
  • rejection email 10/112/17 (11/13/17)

University of GeorgiaEdit

  • Hiring 2 TT posiitons (1 assistant professor, 1 open rank)
  • They have held campus visits, might do more screening interviews at CSWE
  • Interview scheduled for CSWE (10/12/17) x2 (10/16) 
  • Campus visit (10/9)
  • Campus visit Request (10/31)
  • Offer accepted (11/6)
  • Congratulations!

University of Hawaii at ManoaEdit

University of Houston (TX)Edit

University of Illinois at Chicago (IL) - Jane Addams College of Social WorkEdit

  • One TT Assistant Professor position
  • Looking for expertise in school social work or  youth development
  • Apply by Dec. 1, 2017
  • Link to CSWE posting
  • Contaced for phone interview (11/10); scheduled phone interview (11/22)

University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignEdit

  • The School of Social Work invites applications for open rank faculty positions with a starting date of August 16, 2018.  Applicants at all ranks and relevant disciplines will be considered. We are seeking faculty whose research and teaching focus on strategic needs across programs.  This position is aligned with campus strategic priorities.  Candidates can expect opportunities for transdisciplinary collaborations.
  • Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 30, 2017.
  • LINK to CSWE job posting
  • I heard about setting up a skype interview in the next week or two (9/15/2017) x 2
  • Skype interview scheduled (09/28/2017) x2
  • Campus visit request (9/30/2017)
  • To the person who got campus visit request: Could you let us know when your campus visit will happen?
  • Has anyone heard about the outcome of this visit, any offer made? (11/1/2017)
  • CSWE screening interview request 10/12 x5
  • Any update after the CSWE interview? (11/17/2017)

University of IowaEdit

  • POSITION ONE: The University of Iowa, School of Social Work seeks dynamic candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position (9-month academic year appointment) beginning in August 2018
  • Scheduled phone interview (11/1) (x2)
  • Scheduled a zoom interview (11/2/17) (x3)
  • Had my interview with Iowa a few days ago - thought it went really well. They said they were going to try and bring candidates out before the holiday break (I am assuming before the december break not thanksgiving break)...Anyone else hear anything different?
  • I was told similarly. They want to have everything wrapped up by the end of the fall semester. I would guess they will do campus visits the first two weeks of December.
  • POSITION TWO: The University of Iowa, School of Social Work seeks dynamic candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position (9-month academic year appointment) beginning in August, 2018. Candidates should demonstrate potential for a strong research agenda in gerontological social work.
  • LINK: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/71412
  • Open Until Filled (posted 7/25/17)
  • I heard back that they've contacted all of the people they're interested in interviewing for this position by this point (11/17)
  • Has anyone heard anything? (10/13) 
  • Is there anyone else out there who hasn't heard anything about their application yet? (11/8)
  • Scheduled phone interview (10/12) (10/14)
  • For those with interviews, what's your research field? 10/17
  • Scheduled campus visit (11/1)
  • Teaching load: 2/2. During first year, standard teaching load is 1/2.
  • Anyone know anything about the campus climate here?
  • Fairly mild winters on campus, about 27 inches of snow on average. Nice summers.
  • Anyone known anything about campus/departmental climate other than weather? (10/13) 
  • Doors are typically closed in the department, but I have heard from others that people are pretty collegiate.  The clinical professors and students are pretty diverse and amazing. 10/17
  • Iowa seems to be a supportive environment for faculty, staff, and students. Very little departmental drama. 10/23

University of Kansas (KS)Edit

  • The University of Kansas (KU), School of Social Welfare is seeking dynamic candidates for two tenure-track appointments as Assistant Professors to begin in Fall 2018. HigherEdJobs.com. Application Review Begins: 15-Sep-2017.
  • Also: The University of Kansas (KU) School of Social Welfare seeks dynamic candidates for a tenure-track appointment as Associate Professor for Fall 2018. HigherEdJobs.com. Review of applications begins on September 25, 2017 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants.
  • CSWE Interview request (9/29/17)
  • CSWE interview scheduled (10/6/17) x2
  • Phone interview scheduled (10/31/17)
  • I'm surprised that no one has posted anything about the climate of this school. They have gone through alot of transitions of leadership, budget cuts and faculty leaving. There are other rumors but until substantiated its not public.  I would ask their junior faculty questions about the climate.
  • Thank you for asking about this. I would never want to work there based on what's been going on there in the past few years.
  • I am a junior faculty at KU and felt compelled to respond, particularly for anyone applying and/or interviewing with KU. Although we have had several leadership transitions and some challenges over the last couple of years, I believe this is not uncommon for Schools to go through. All schools face difficulties at times and must figure out how to grow from it and that’s exactly what the KU SSW has done during my time here. What is more important than the struggle is how we respond to the struggle. In the midst of challenging times, my colleagues continued to support each other, worked toward moving our School in a positive direction, and hired a Dean that supports our new mission and vision. I can honestly say that I am still happy and excited to be at KU, with no plans to leave, and I look forward to bringing in new colleagues who can help us continue to grow and become an even brighter and dynamic SSW. If you are interviewing with KU and would like to speak about this in person, please let the search committee know and they will be able to connect you with me or other junior faculty. 
  • The types of problems going on here are not common. While the conditions may be imporving, there is a long, steep road ahead. If you are visiting KU, do your research.
  • I wouldn't talk to the search committee about this, they will give you a positive spin on the issues and they cannot talk about the issues candidly.  The dean is still brand new. It would be an challenging situation for someone at the start of their career.

University of Kentucky (KY)Edit

University of Louisville (KY)Edit

2 Assistant Professors – BSW and MSSW programs - full-time, 10-month, tenure-track positions beginning August 1, 2018.

Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate in social work or a related field; Evidence of successful scholarship development

Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree in Social Work; At least 2 years post MSW experience in practice with vulnerable populations; Knowledge of and experience in social work research; Knowledge of the funding process and/or success with funded research; Teaching experience including online courses; Experience with diverse populations; Substantive expertise in one or more of the following areas: Practice, Policy, and/or Diversity/Social Justice

https://www.higheredjobs.com/institution/search.cfm?aID=7137&ltype=2] Click on Assistant Professor (Job ID 34407) Kent School of Social Work. Click the link at the bottom of the page: Online App. Form

University of Maine, OronoEdit

University of Maryland BaltimoreEdit

  • Applications are now being accepted for a distinguished scholar at the level of associate or full professor for the Alison Richman Professorship for Children, Youth, and Families.
  • LINK

University of Maryland, Baltimore CountyEdit

  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Invited for interview on 11/1/17.

University of Memphis (TN)Edit

  • The Department of Social Work at the University of Memphis invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions to begin August 2018. These 9-month faculty appointments offer a competitive salary and full benefits. Responsibilities will include teaching, research, scholarly activities, advising, and service. Faculty will be assigned primarily to teach in the BA program with some teaching in the MSW or proposed DSW program. We are especially interested in applicants who have expertise in teaching research methods, policy, and macro practice.
  • LINK: https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/16420
  • The position closes October 1, 2017. The committee will begin reviewing applications after October 1st.
  • The teaching load at the University of Memphis is 2/2.
  • Contacted for screening appointment at CSWE APM (10/6/2017 x4 [updated 10/7])
  • Scheduled on-campus interview (11/7)

University of MichiganEdit

  • The School of Social Work at the University of Michigan has up to five faculty openings for the 2018-2019 academic year.  These include:
  • Up to three open-rank, tenure-track faculty positions with priority given to candidates whose work emphasizes one or more of the following areas: community organization; management and organizations; social services innovation including social enterprise; families, youth and children; child welfare; health and health disparities; evidence based interpersonal social work practice; juvenile justice or criminal justice.  
  • One clinical faculty position (untenured but open rank) with priority given to candidates whose work is focused on macro social work practice including policy implementation and evaluation research methods and community organization.
  • One open-rank tenure track faculty position jointly sponsored by the School of Social Work (the tenure home) and the Institute for Social Research. 
  • Application deadline is December 31, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately.
  • LINK to position announcement (posted 9/8/2017)
  • Anyone know if these are 9 or 12-month positions? Also, any idea how much pressure there is to bring in grant funding here?
  • There is an unreasonable amount of pressure surrounding grant funding.
  • I would disagree - it is more focused on general/intentional pursuit of funding, and I have not felt significant pressure (at least for Jr Faculty) 10/24
  • I would assume that these are 9 month position at all the top schools. 
  • ^ This is correct, at least for the TT lines 10/24
  • Has anyone heard about screening or CSWE interviews yet?
  • Was just emailed about setting up a CSWE/screening interview (10/6) x5; (10/9) x1; (10/18) x1
  • Campus visit request (10/24/17) x2
  • Rejection phone call (after screening) (10/27) x2
  • Anyone else get neither a rejection phone call nor a campus visit request after a screening interview? (11/2)
  • Yes, they tend to send the rejections at the end of the year and or postpone decision-making on some applicants.

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (MN)Edit

  • 2 to 3 TT assistant or beginning associate professor positions
  • Review of applications begins Oct. 15th
  • LINK to CSWE.org posting
  • Contacted for CSWE screening interview 10/10/17 (x2 [10/13/17])
  • Contacted to set up Skype interview 10/18/17 (x5)
  • Have there been any updates? (11/7)
  • No, they said it would take several weeks before they reached out again. (11/7)
  • They have invited 9 candidates to campus (11/10)
  • Has anyone gotten one of these invitations? (11/17)
  • I didn't, but I have a colleague who did. (11/17)

University of Minnesota - Duluth (UMD)Edit

  • Hiring one TT Assistant or Associate Professor
  • Complete applications will be reviewed beginning November 6, 2017.  
  • Informational interviews will be held at CSWE. Please contact Dr. Shawyn Lee at sclee@d.umn.edu to set up an appointment.
  • This is a good position. 3-3 teaching load (usually one less class your first year). Collegial department. Union representation. Trans and LGBQ friendly.

University of MississippiEdit

University of Missouri (MO)Edit

  • Open Rank Position: LINK
  • The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications after September 15, 2017.
  • Screening interview for CSWE requested 10/1 (x2)
  • Anyone know about the SSW here? Seems like they've been hiring frequently.
  • I don't think their recent hirings have to do with people leaving for jobs elsewhere. Maybe retirements. The faculty that I know in the SSW feel very supported and it sounds like a collegial environment
  • CSWE interview scheduled (10/2) x3
  • Did anyone get message after the interview at CSWE?
  • What do you mean?
  • I think they are asking if anyone who interviewed at CSWE has heard back with either a rejection or on-campus interview. I have not heard anything either way.
  • Invited for campus visit (11/1)
  • Any update after the campus visits?
  • Campus visit isn't scheduled until early December... Will keep you posted!

University of Missouri at St. Louis (MO)Edit

  • Submitted an application a month ago and haven't heard anything either way. Anyone hear back for a screening and/or campus interview?

University of Missouri, Kansas City (MO)Edit

University of Montana (MT)Edit

University of Nebraska at KearneyEdit

University of Nebraska at OmahaEdit

University of Nevada, Las VegasEdit

University of Nevada, RenoEdit

University of New HampshireEdit

University of North Carolina at GreensboroEdit

  • The Department of Social Work at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) invites applications and nominations for a nine-month, tenured position at the Associate level.
  • 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 (APT) Assistant Professor position. This position is available August 1, 2018.

University of North Carolina at CharlotteEdit

  • They have an opening for one assistant professor position - I had to go to their job site to locate the opening (only knew about because I have a colleague at UNCC and went to talk to them at CSWE). Recently, one of their faculty in SW was arrested, so I am not sure how the interview process is going to go (whether it will be delayed at all). 
  • Was contacted this afternoon, they are in the process of reviewing applications for the position. (11/9/17 x 3)
  • Has anyone been contacted since 11/9?
  • Invited for Skype screening interview (11/10) x2
  • Any update after the screening interview? (11/18/2017)

University of North Carolina at Chapel HillEdit

  • Does anyone know if they will be hiring this year?
  • wondering the same thing- I have asked around with no answer
  • They have a history of not hiring TT faculty every year, during each job market cycle. They hired two faculty last year. 
  • No, there will not be a search for new tenure-line faculty this year.

University of North Carolina at PembrokeEdit

  • The Department of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites applications for one 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
  • HigherEdJobs.com (posted 8/16/17)
  • Open Until Filled

University of North Carolina at WilmingtonEdit

University of North DakotaEdit

  • anticipating 2 openings for next year (info received by personal email)

University of North FloridaEdit

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at the University of North Florida (UNF) seeks a full time (nine-month), tenure-track faculty member in Social Work at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2018. The Department offers a fully accredited Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program, a new Master of Social Work (MSW) program, and a Social Welfare concentration and minor. The successful candidate will teach across the curriculum with primary responsibility in the MSW Program.

We seek a teacher-scholar with direct social work practice experience. The successful candidate will primarily provide support to the MSW Advanced Generalist Concentration, teaching three courses per semester including advanced generalist practice methods and practice and program evaluation. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda, including publishing in peer-reviewed outlets and securing external research funding, and to make meaningful service contributions to the Department, University, and discipline. All candidates must have a MSW from a CSWE-accredited program, as well as an earned doctorate in Social Work or a related discipline by August 1, 2018, and two or more years of post-MSW direct practice experience. To apply, please complete an online application at http://www.unfjobs.org (position #318750). Applicants must complete the online application and electronically upload a letter of interest, CV, an unofficial transcript. Please included a statement of research focus and direction (*under the supplemental document type “Department Specific: See Special Instructions”*), as well as, a statement on teaching philosophy and experience. A minimum of three (3) references with contact information is required to be listed in the application (short-listed candidates will be asked to have original, signed letters mailed or submitted via Interfolio). Incomplete applications will not be considered. Initial review of applications will begin on November 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information contact Dr. Tiffany Baffour (Email:tiffany.baffour@unf.edu or Phone: (904) 620-5457) or Dr. David Jaffee (Email: djaffee@unf.edu or Phone: (904) 620-2215), Co-Chairs, Social Work Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL 32224.

University of North TexasEdit

University of Northern IowaEdit

  • The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Social Work invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, pending budget approval. The successful candidate's responsibilities include teaching three course sections per semester; participating in service to the University and community; scholarship production; and student advisement.
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Full Consideration Date: Friday, October 27, 2017.
  • Had an interview at CSWE with UNI but have not heard anything from them since. Cindy Juby said it was going to take them a couple of weeks to get back to everyone - but I thought I would have heard by now...Any news from anyone else?
  • Contacted for campus interview for Practice Position (11/3)
  • Contacted for campus interview for Practice position (11/10)

University of OklahomaEdit

University of Oklahoma (Tulsa Campus)Edit

University of PennsylvaniaEdit

University of PittsburghEdit

  • The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work is accepting applications for two (2) tenure track faculty positions beginning September 1, 2018.  A strong research and scholarly background is expected.  Applicants will be considered at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (rank open based on academic qualifications). Please submit a letter of application by December 31, 2017.
  • We are considering applicants with a strong and productive research focus.  Scholarship in mental health, addiction, dissemination/implementation, or health services research is of particular interest, although candidates may demonstrate a productive focus in any area of social work research.
  • LINK to Chronicle listing
  • Any updates? Applied early (the beginning of Oct) but haven't heard yet. x2 (10/27)
  • Applied the day they posted the position, haven't heard anything (10/26/2017)
  • I know they interviewed several people at APM (though not me) x2
  • Are there anybody who were requested campus visit?

University of Saint JosephEdit

  • Seeking applications for a 9 month, full-time tenure-track faculty position in our highly regarded Master in Social Work (MSW) Program to begin in August, 2018. The CSWE-accredited MSW Program is housed in the Department of Social Work and Latino Community Practice in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies.
  • The MSW Program was established in 2014 and achieved full accreditation from the Council of Social Work Education in October, 2016. The MSW Program prepares social workers for community-based clinical practice in labor force shortage areas such as health and mental health; children and family services; and veterans’ services. The MSW Program features an innovative model of field education in which university-employed clinical preceptors supervise groups of students in select organizations. Applicants must be prepared to teach a variety of courses in the MSW program in Human Behavior in the Social Environment and Social Work Practice courses.
  • LINK: http://www.usj.edu/employment/faculty/assistant-professor-social-work-msw/

University of South CarolinaEdit

  • The College of Social Work at the University of South Carolina is accepting applications for multiple tenure track faculty positions.  A strong research and scholarly background is expected.  Applicants will be considered at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor based on academic qualifications. Tenure Track Faculty
  • I was only able to find a tenured faculty position at the associate or full level- is there an opening for assistant?  Can't find the posting and the link above seems to go to a clinical non-tenure track position.
  • I've contacted the chair, and she told me that the tenured faculty position is actually open rank (including assistant) but they are having a lag in the internal documentation being updated.
  • —received request for Skype/Zoom interview (11/14)

University of South FloridaEdit

The University of South Florida, School of Social Work invites applications for an Assistant Professor position. We encourage applicants who are interested in joining our School of Social Work scholarly faculty in educating social work professionals and contributing to priority areas of research emphasizing health (e.g., HIV/AIDS, violence), mental health (e.g., trauma, substance abuse), children and families, aging, social justice (homelessness, schools, corrections) and cultural diversity as it relates to all of these areas.

To apply, visit our careers website at http://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/ and apply to Job ID 14710

  • Does anyone know anything about the status of this search?
  • Applied Oct.29.2017. No message from them yet x2 (11/15/2017)

University of Southern CaliforniaEdit

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Heard back 11/2/17. Not hired.

University of Southern IndianaEdit

University of Southern MaineEdit

  • The University of Southern Maine seeks applicants for three tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in the School of Social Work to begin Fall, 2018. The School of Social Work prepares undergraduate students in generalist social work practice and graduate students in advanced social work practice. For more information about the School of Social Work please visit our website at http://usm.maine.edu/swo. We are also looking for faculty in other schools. For a complete listing, please visit http://usm.maine.edu/hrs/job-opportunities.
  • Job Announcement
  • Review of completed applications will begin on October 23, 2017. Materials received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the University. Faculty from the School of Social Work will be attending CSWE Annual Program Meeting October 19-22 2017.
  • -Request for phone interview 11/1/2017 x5
  • Any sense of the salaries here? Based on public data, lookes like $62-67k for assistant profs.
  • Any message from them for campus visit (after the screening interview)?
  • Campus visit invite by phone call 11/17/17 (x3)

University of Southern MississippiEdit

  • Got a letter from the Chiar of the Search Committee confirming the application and asking to complete an Affirmative Action form.

University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Nashville satellite campus)Edit

  • Does anyone know if supports for faculty at the Nashville satellite campus are equivalent to those at the main campus in Knoxville? And do faculty at the Nashville campus feel connected to those at the Knoxville campus? (9/28)
  • Yes, current TT faculty in Nashville here. The supports provided to the Nashville faculty are the same as those in Knoxville. We consider ourselves one faculty that are located at two different campuses. Our dean comes to meet with us regularly and the faculty will travel to Knoxville or Nashville to meet together for faculty meetings. I should also note that the Nashville facutly are the most friendly and supportive group of colleagues one could request. The mythical culture where doors are open and ideas are flying around from office to office is a reality here.
  • This response was incredibly helpful.  Thank you!
  • Contacted to set-up a meeting at the CSWE APM (10/17/2017)
  • Contacted for campus visit (updated 11/5)

University of Tennessee MartinEdit

University of Texas at AustinEdit

  • Tenured/Tenure-Track: The School of Social Work invites applications from scholars with expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. Applicants must demonstrate that their research, teaching, writing, lecturing, and other activities are devoted to services and interventions for individuals with ASD-NDD and their families. Apply.
  • Tenured/Tenure-Track: This is announcement is for all ranks (assistant, associate, and full professor).  In addition to knowledge of the field of social work, applicants for tenured (or tenure-track) associate professor and full professor positions must demonstrate a strong track record of external funding, publications, teaching and mentoring doctoral students, and professional leadership in social work. Candidates for assistant professor positions must show promise of launching and maintaining a strong program of fundable research and significant progress in publications. Apply.
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor: The School of Social Work routinely hires adjunct faculty to fill curricular needs on a part-time basis. Appointments are usually made on a semester-by-semester basis. Positions are renewable, contingent on need and performance. Apply.
  • Lecturer: The School of Social Work occasionally hires non-tenure track faculty to fill curricular needs on a part-time basis. The positions are contingent upon student enrollment and the availability of funding. Appointments are usually made on a semester-by-semester basis, though occasionally a year-long appointment is made. Positions are annually renewable, contingent on funding and performance. Apply.
  • Clinical: The School of Social Work welcomes applications for clinical faculty positions from exceptional practitioners in all fields of social work who are committed to excellence in teaching and field education. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching at the undergraduate and/or master’s degree levels. Involvement in service to the community and the profession is expected. Consideration will be given to applicants at all ranks (clinical assistant, clinical associate, and clinical professor). Apply.
  • It seems the system is no longer accepting applications.
  • I saw this too.  Does anyone know if they've started contacting folks?  It seems like the time frame these jobs were posted is odd (e.g., Dec, 2016 - Aug, 2017).  Perhaps this was due to the hiring freeze in TX late last year but I'm not sure...
  • Has anyone heard anything about their applications?
  • I haven't heard anything-- but I would be shocked if they hadn't started campus visits by now.

University of Texas at ArlingtonEdit

The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work invites nominations and applications for multiple Assistant Professor Tenure-Track and Associate Professor Tenured positions effective Fall semester 2018.

  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should upload the following information using the following website link: http://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/3781
  • Teaching load is 1/1 in first year
  • CSWE screening interview scheduled (x3 as of 10/16)
  • Skype interview completed, invited to CSWE reception x2 (10/16)
  • Friend has on campus visit scheduled in the next couple of weeks x 2. (11/9)
  • Does anyone have a sense of how many people they are bringing to campus and/or how many open positions there are? (11/15/17)

University of Texas at San AntonioEdit

  • Contacted for screening interview at CSWE APM (10/12/2017) x6
  • anyone heard from UTSA?  (11/14/17)
  • have not heard anything since APM (11/17/17)

University of Toronto (CAN)Edit

University of UtahEdit

  • The University of Utah, College of Social Work invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The position includes generous benefits, competitive salary, development funding, and a collegial environment. We seek a faculty colleague with expertise in quantitative research methods, especially in the following substantive areas: substance abuse, child welfare, or health.
  • HigherEdJobs.com (posted 9/5/17)
  • Campus visits have been scheduled 11/9/17
  • The University of Utah, College of Social Work invites applications for The Belle S. Spafford Endowed Chair in Women and Families, a 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The Spafford Chair was established to honor the memory of Belle S. Spafford, who was recognized as a leader in the LDS Church, the state of Utah, the United States, and internationally. The Chair position includes a competitive salary, generous benefits, development funding, and funding for research assistance through the Jacobsen Scholarship.
  • LINK to SSWR Announcement (posted 9/8/2017)
  • Anyone know about the climate here? I know they recently hired a new dean.

University of VermontEdit

  • 2 assistant professor positions
  • CSWE linkhttps://careers.cswe.org/job/assistant-professor-two-positions/37296099/
  • Does anyone know the story here?  It looks like a small department to have two hires.  I see they also have a listing for a full professor/chair of the department.  I remember them also having a listing last year, though I'm not sure the result of that search.  Does anyone have more information about the department/if department members will be at CSWE?
  • Contacted to attend an Info Session at the CSWE APM (10/17/2017)(x2)
  • Rejection text message sent on 10/20 
  • Also received a rejection text - really? This is what schools are doing now?
  • I couldn't believe it either. The text came through right as I was preparing to go into another interview at CSWE, so it was a real bummer.
  • The good news is they sent you something, instead of some schools just never getting back to you - but that is kind of a crappy way to find out. At least with emails you have to load your email and then open the email - so you might have been able to view the email at a later date. I am not really a fan of that style.
  • They said that they are in processing (11.7.2017)
  • Failed all three searches last year due to a member of the search committee. Several faculty have retired or are retiring. Salaries may not be high enough to match high cost of living.

University of Washington (Seattle)Edit

University of Washington (Tacoma)Edit

  • Assistant Professor position.
  • Contacted for skype interview (10/19)
  • Anyone know about the culture/climate here?  
  • I don't know a lot, but I know some people there who say it's collegial with a heavy teaching load. 
  •  Link to CSWE announcement
  • Had Skype interview on Oct. 27 
  • Anyone heard after their Skype interview? Have invitations to campus gone out yet?
  • I have a campus visit on 12/7 (11/17)

University of Wisconsin-Green BayEdit

University of Wisconsin-MadisonEdit

  • Will be hiring for one position. Announcement to be posted soon.
  • The School of Social Work seeks candidates for an opening at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level. The successful candidate must be commited to excellence in scholarly research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and outreach activities. Candidates will be expected to perform university, professional and university service as appropriate. Applications must be received by November 15, 2017 to receive full consideration. However, position will remain open until the position is filled. 
  • LINK to U-W announcement 
  • Teaching load is 2/2; 9 month contracts.
  • Anyone know anything about the climate of this department or expectation about bringing in grant funding?
  • Climate is excellent. There's lots of support for high research productivity and interdisciplinary collaboration, and work/life/family balance is celebrated. Lots of built in mentoring for junior faculty. There isn't necessarily pressure for grants as long as you can do high quality work without them. Lots of internal pilot funding and grants support makes getting external grants more possible if you need them to do your work. (10/1/17).
  • ​Anyone heard anything?  My references were contacted to provide letters and i was asked to submit writing samples  [same here 10/12 x4] (I believe that the application system automatically generates requests to letter writers and the application requires writing samples, so I'm not sure those are signs that they've started reviewing applications.)
  • Yes, can confirm that those are just requests generated automatically for incomplete applications
  • I talked to someone at their table at CSWE and she said they were running behind and the search committee hadn't met much yet -- she said not to be concerned if you haven't heard anything yet (10/23/17)
  • Scheduled Skype interview (11/15)

University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeEdit

University of Wisconsin-Eau ClaireEdit

University of Wisconsin-StoutEdit

University of Wyoming (WY)Edit

Utah State University (UT)Edit

  • We are hiring for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level
  • 2/2 teaching course load
  • 50% research, 40% teaching,10% service
  • Expertise related to macro social work with a focus on health, wellness and/or prevention.
  • We are at CSWE, contact us for more information regarding the position jessica.lucero@usu.edu
  • We will be reviewing the application October 30th.
  • Campus interview scheduled 11/2  

Utah Valley UniversityEdit

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)Edit

Washburn University (KS)Edit

  • Washburn University's Department of Social Work invites applications for two open positions of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 1, 2018. These positions are 9-month, tenure-track appointments.
  • Instruction of 12 credit hours in the Social Work curriculum per semester. Classes can be at the undergraduate level or at the graduate level, which includes an emphasis in Clinical Social Work. Teaching will occur online and/or on campus as assigned. Responsibilities also include academic advising to students, holding on-campus office hours at least 3 days per week, service (professional, community, and university), and scholarly activity. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Application review will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. Send application letter, vita, transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references to: Beth Kuhn, School of Applied Studies, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, KS 66621; beth.kuhn@washburn.edu. Electronic or hardcopy applications and application materials will be accepted.
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Invited for campus visit, and scheduled (11/1)

Washington University in St. Louis (MO)Edit

  • The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor for Fall, 2018. Expertise or topic area is open.
  • LINK to SSWR announcement
  • Is this a 9 or 12-month position? 8/22
  • Wash U faculty positions are usually 9 months
  • Anyone heard anything? 10/12/2017 [nothing 10/13]
  • I heard they had associate or full campus visits  
  • Invitation email for screening interview via Skype (10/23)
  • Does Wash U send out rejection letters to applicants the are not planning to screen? Do they send rejections following a screening interview?
  • Rejection email (10/20) I was not a fan of getting this rejection while I was screening at other schools at CSWE. Definitely need better timing.
  • Agreed - Another University did the same thing to me but sent a rejection text message instead
  • Rejection email, did not screen at CSWE (week of 11/6)
  • I personally want to know the second I'm out, so I appreciate a speedy rejection text or email.  Knowing I'm out at one school helps me plan better for where I still have a chance. 
  • Rejection email after Skype screening (11/8)
  • Several campus visits scheduled (for both assistant and associate positions)

Wayne State University (MI)Edit

  • Anyone heard about any campus visit requests? 

West Chester University (PA)Edit

West Texas A&M UniversityEdit

Western Connecticut State UniversityEdit

West Virginia University (WV)Edit

Western Carolina UniversityEdit

Western Michigan UniversityEdit

Westfield State University (MA)Edit

Wheelock College (MA)Edit

Wichita State University (KS)Edit

Widener University (PA)Edit

Winthrop University (SC)Edit

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work (posted 8/18/17)
  • A nine-month, full-time tenure track appointment with faculty rank. Salary is competitive and dependent on academic qualifications. There may be the option of additional summer employment if funds are available. Credit toward tenure may be granted for candidates who hold an equivalent Assistant / Associate Professor position at another college or university.
  • Review of applicants will begin on October 23, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Online App. Form: https://apply.interfolio.com/43922

Xavier University (OH)Edit

Youngstown State University (OH)Edit

  • Youngstown State University Department of Social Work invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position beginning August 2018.
  • LINK to CSWE announcement (posted 9/8/2017)
  • Contacted for Skype interview (11/17/17).

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