Assistant/Associate Professor - Social Work

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Job # 075594 Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Social Work Location Syracuse Pay Range Commensurate w/ Experience FLSA Status Hours

Per Department Chair

Job Type Full-time Rank Assistant Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description

The School of Social Work seeks a faculty member to fill a tenure-track position at the Associate or Assistant Professor level with expedited tenure review for appointment at the Associate level. Early and mid-career faculty with proven records of research and teaching are encouraged to apply.


A doctorate in social work or related field and an M.S.W. Candidates should have a defined research agenda, a strong record of publication commensurate with experience, and evidence of participation in funded research. Applicants also must have teaching experience with evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness.

Job Specific Qualifications

An ideal candidate has an active research program and an interest in conducting collaborative interdisciplinary research.


The faculty member is expected to conduct an active program of research and publication, including seeking external funding to support research. Teaching expectations include teaching courses at the graduate and/or undergraduate level in an area consistent with one’s expertise; serving as a student academic advisor; and supporting student engagement in research. Service to the school, college, university, profession, or community also is expected.


Physical Requirements Tools/Equipment Application Instructions

In addition to the online application, please submit the following:
Personal statement with area of teaching interest, research focus/future plans, collaborative research experience or interests, and career highlights (can be in the cover letter)
One exemplar publication
List of recommenders who can be contacted

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit

About the Syracuse area

Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.


Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

Quick Link Job Posting Date 02/26/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Priority Consideration Job Category Faculty Message to Applicants

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