Assistant Professor of Social Work

Maryland, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 29, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


The Hood College Department of Sociology and Social Work invites applications for a full-time tenure-track social work position beginning August 2021.  The Department awards a Bachelor of Arts degree in social work and is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).  The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability, or strong potential for success, in teaching across the social work curriculum in the context of generalist social work practice. The faculty member will be expected to contribute to the departmental culture committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism. In addition to teaching 21 credits per year, the faculty member will be expected to advise social work majors, engage in scholarship and professional development activities, and provide service in support of the program, department, and college.   By the position start date, applicants must have a DSW/PhD and a MSW degree from CSWE accredited institutions, at least two years of post-master’s social work practice, and some teaching experience in an accredited social work program. A PhD in a related field will be considered. Candidates should be licensed, or license-eligible, as a social worker in Maryland. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching undergraduates, and to candidates whose research interests support and encourage diversity, equity, and inclusion in social work practice and/or education.

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We seek a candidate with a strong commitment in a liberal arts setting, who is passionate about high-impact learning experiences, and who values diversity, equity and inclusion in all that they do.  Candidates must have strong organizational skills and proven ability to work collaboratively across academic disciplines.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online via our electronic application which requires a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and concise equity and diversity statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population. For full consideration, please respond by October 11, 2020.  

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States.  EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592.  For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit