Assistant Professor, Social Work and Human Services

Georgia, United States
Competitive Salary
Jun 02, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor, Social Work and Human Services


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Social Work and Human Services, with a preferred start date of August 2021.


Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching expectations: The faculty member will teach primarily practice courses in the Master of Social Work Program, with additional courses in the undergraduate Human Services Program.
  • Service: Service to Dept/College/University/professional community is expected.
  • Scholarship/Research: The candidate will have a beginning research agenda with evidence of success in publication and demonstrated a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Other responsibilities may include working with a diverse community.
  • An earned doctorate in social work or related field, an MSW in Social Work and five years of post-M.S.W. direct experience, or the foreign equivalent is required.
  • ABD’s with substantial progress towards dissertation defense may be considered. These candidates must include in their application materials a letter from their dissertation chair with a projected date of defense. Degree must be earned by hire date.


Preferred Qualifications include:

  • An advanced clinical license (L.C.S.W. or equivalent) is highly desirable.
  • Prior teaching experience
  • Evidence of scholarship/creative activities
  • Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community
  • Experience in a clinical practice


For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.


For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit .


Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.


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