Page for Academic Positions in Social Work that begin in 2019.

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UofH will be hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor. The ad has not been published.

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

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University of Kentucky (KY)Edit

The University of Kentucky, College of Social Work, which offers the BASW, MSW and PhD degrees, invites applications for an open-rank tenure track faculty position to teach in the BASW and/or MSW program, beginning in the 2018-19 academic year. Primary teaching assignment will be in Eastern Kentucky with an office based in Hazard, KY (Center of Excellence in Rural Health).

In addition to teaching, this position includes administrative and program coordination duties. These duties include supervision of Social Work staff at our off campus location; oversight of the BASW and MSW program at the Hazard off campus location and service to the College and Center. Specific administrative duties will be shared.

Applicants at the assistant professor level should demonstrate the potential for securing external funding. To be considered for associate professor or professor, the applicant should demonstrate a history of securing external funding. Eligible applicants may also be considered for an endowed professorship. In addition, the College is seeking to advance research in several substantive areas, including behavioral health/military behavioral health, child welfare, substance use, gerontology, health disparities and social justice, and suicide, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base to promote translational, evidence-based prevention programs and interventions particularly for rural service areas. Applicants with an interest and record of achievement related to these areas are especially encouraged to apply.

Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Letters of interest should detail the applicant’s goodness of the position and should include a brief discussion of the research agenda and relevant teaching experience. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

The UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (Center) is located in Hazard and was established in 1990 to address health disparities in rural Kentucky, including a chronic shortage of health professionals and residents’ poor health status. The Center accomplishes this through health professionals’ education, health policy research, health care service and community engagement. This position is located at our of campus location in Hazard, a rural community in southeastern Kentucky, approximately a 2 hour drive from Lexington. The City of Hazard has several small businesses, restaurants, civic organizations and outdoor recreational opportunities. Additional information about Hazard, Kentucky can be found at

The Buckhorn Professor of Social Work was created by the Buckhorn Children’s Foundation for the research and study of service to the suffering children and families of Kentucky and Appalachia. The University of Kentucky is privileged to designate a member of the College of Social Work faculty as the Buckhorn Professor of Social work. The holder of this Professorship will serve the College of Social Work satellite program at the Center of Excellence in Rural Health in Hazard, Kentucky. Currently, the college offers the MSW and BASW at the Center. The Buckhorn Professor of Social Work will establish a program of work focused on the children and families of Kentucky and Appalachia in consultation with the Dean of the College of Social Work and the Director of the Center of Excellence in Rural Health. The Professorship is a three year term and available for renewal with satisfactory performance.

Additional details regarding the College can be found at; information about the Center of Excellence can be found at

  • Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Chris Flaherty at: or Melissa Slone at

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University of Maryland Baltimore (MD)Edit

Applications are now being accepted for multiple tenure track faculty positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. All candidates must have an earned doctorate in social work or a related social or health science discipline and a commitment to exemplary research that yields high quality scholarship with extramural funding potential. Faculty with any of the following areas of research expertise are most strongly encouraged to apply: practice or services research with lowincome and under-served individuals and families; health and behavioral health disparities; behavioral health integration and financing; housing and economic stability; and violence prevention and intervention. An MSW with two years of practice, program, or policy experience is preferred for those expecting to teach in those areas. We are also seeking applicants with exceptionally strong quantitative skills (e.g., for causal modeling, simulation, and Bayesian analysis) and the ability to teach PhD students. Applicants at the associate and full professor level must have substantial evidence of leadership, an innovative research agenda, and competitive extramural support. Senior faculty should also have experience mentoring junior faculty. The University of Maryland School of Social Work (UM SSW) is one of the largest schools of social work in the country and is situated on an urban health and human services campus, and ranks among the top 20 schools of social work in scholarly productivity and reputation. The UM SSW is in an ideal location to study and teach and is within walking distance of the offices of the state of Maryland departments of Human Services, Health, Education, and Juvenile Services. We are a short distance away from the headquarters of SAMHSA, NIH, CMS, ACF, and HRSA. Our School and campus are actively engaged in interprofessional education and interdisciplinary research. Placed on the graduate health and human services campus in Baltimore, the SSW is well integrated with our sister schools (Medicine, Nursing, Law, Pharmacy, and Dentistry) as well as the University of Maryland Medical System. The Campus receives about $500M a year and the SSW receives more than $35M a year in extramural funding to conduct translational research. The SSW is actively involved in UMB’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. We have strong intramural funding and a post-doctoral program. We are also deeply involved in community practice and research with a US Department of Education Promise Neighborhood in nearby West Baltimore and the innovative and endowed Social Work Community Outreach Service, now 25 years old. We have an abiding commitment to increasing social justice and race equity and are actively involved with the Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative. The UM SSW is committed to a racially and culturally diverse faculty and student body. The School provides an intellectually exciting, collegial, and supportive faculty environment that fosters interdisciplinary research and interprofessional teaching.

  • For best consideration, applications should be submitted by October 1, 2018; the search will remain open until filled. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Positions will start July 1, 2019 with the possibility of an earlier or later appointment, if preferred. Candidates should submit via email to (1) a letter of application describing research, scholarship, and teaching experience and capability; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) three recent scholarly papers; and (4) names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references. The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Visit our website at

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