Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor; Social Work

Alabama, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 02, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Social Work at the University of North Alabama is accepting applications for the position of Tenure-Track Assistant Professor. A Ph.D. in Social Work or a related field is required (ABD will be considered). Also required is an MSW from a CSWE-accredited institution, with at least two years of post-MSW practice experience. Masters level license-eligible/licensed preferred. Experience teaching graduate courses online is strongly preferred, as well as ability to teach in-person courses as needed.

Duties of the position include teaching in the online MSW program, conducting research/scholarly activities, and student mentoring/advisement responsibilities. Additional duties include maintaining office hours in accordance with University policy, serving on Department, College, and University committees, functioning as a liaison between the Department of Social Work and the community, and performing other tasks essential to the Department.

Instructional areas may include courses in research and statistics, human behavior in the social environment, social welfare policy, all levels of social work practice, and other courses as assigned by the Department Chair.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5682.    Applications will only be accepted via this system.  Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, a reference list with contact information for at least three professional/academic references, and a one-page diversity/equity/inclusion statement.  Information regarding the diversity/equity/inclusion statement can be found here: https://www.una.edu/humanresources/files/forms-links/dei-statement---faculty-applicants.pdf.  

This position also requires that applicants submit unofficial or official transcripts. Electronic copies of unofficial transcripts may be attached under the attachment headings of Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2, etc. Electronic copies of transcripts may be emailed to employment@una.edu. If electronic copies are unavailable, hard copies of unofficial or official transcripts must be sent to Human Resources at UNA Box 5043, Florence, AL 35632 or brought to Bibb Graves Hall, Room 226. Transcripts must be sent directly to HR from the issuing school to be considered official. Transcripts with a designation of “Issued to Student” will not be considered official. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate but unofficial transcripts will suffice for application purposes. For questions, please email employment@una.edu or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2. Selecting an option other than #2 will result in a delayed response.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.  We welcome applicants who are committed to working at a university that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students. Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Plan: https://www.una.edu/vpem/diversity/index.html