Assistant Professor of Social Work and Social Research

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 01, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research (GSSWSR) at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to start August 1, 2021. We seek a scholar interested in the connection between theory, practice and policy.  Research, practice and teaching interests should also substantively engage issues of social identity, intersectionality, and structural inequality and inequity.  We hope this colleague will also contribute to additional GSSWSR programs, such as initiatives in Trauma Informed Social Work, the Center for Child and Family Wellbeing, and interdisciplinary undergraduate programs in areas such as Health Studies, Child and Family Studies, and Gender and Sexuality Studies. Ideal candidates will have a clearly defined research agenda related to one or more of the following areas: Substance Abuse, Integrated Health, and/or Child Welfare.  The successful candidate will be expected to be part of developing and teaching a diverse and inclusive curriculum, including contributing to college-wide initiatives such as the 360 Program.

This position requires an MSW or MSS and a Ph.D. in Social Work or a related discipline, and two years post-MSW practice experience.  Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date. To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, and statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion to the GSSWSR Search Committee via Interfolio at:  In addition, candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio.  Applications received by November 1, 2020 will receive full consideration.

Recognizing health and safety concerns during this time, the activities for this search will be conducted virtually/remotely.

Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,370 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 21 percent are international students). There are 330 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.