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R0024356 Assistant Professor of Social Work

University of Arkanas at Little Rock
Little Rock, Arkansas
Posted Date
Oct 11, 2022
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The University of Arkansas seeks applications for the position of 9-month, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (R0024356) in the School of Social Work. The Assistant Professor of Social work will maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research related to social work education; teach a full cadre of social work courses; and actively participate in service in the School, the College, the University as well as the local, state and national social work community.

The Assistant Professor: teaches in both the graduate and undergraduate social work programs; advises BSW and MSW students; and maintains an active agenda of scholarship and or research, which includes social work-based research/training projects and ongoing scholarly publications.

The Assistant Professor will participate in school, college, and university committees. Additionally, value is placed on participation in community service at the local, state and national level. Grant-funded research is encouraged and supported by the university. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

 Required Qualifications:  MSW from CSWE-accredited School of Social Work and Doctorate degree in Social Work or a closely related field; ABD doctoral candidates will be considered (doctorate to be completed in the first year of employment); At least two years post-MSW practice experience.

Preferred Qualifications:  Prior teaching experience in higher education, with the ability to teach across the curriculum; Online teaching experience.

Job Duties: Candidate will teach BSW and/or MSW classes each semester. Candidate is also expected to provide service to the School and community and maintain research agenda.

Knowledge, Ability, and Skills: Computer literacy and practical knowledge of current technology; Strong commitment to effective teaching; Ability to teach introductory and advanced-level classes; Knowledge of social work history, theory, and practice concepts;

Required Documents to Apply: Cover Letter, CV, and Three (3) Professional References with name, email, and business title

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and sex offender registry. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States

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