The Graduate College of Social Work (GCSW) at the University of
Houston, a Carnegie Designated Tier One Research University,
invites applications for part-time, non-tenure track adjunct
faculty. At the GCSW, our vision is to achieve social, racial,
economic, and political justice, local to global. We invite
applicants whose teaching advances the social work profession and
contributes to achieving this vision.
The GCSW is the largest graduate social work program located in
Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States.
Our MSW program is ranked in the top 10% of all social work
programs nationwide and offers face-to-face, hybrid, and online
curriculum options. Our MSW program includes a strong focus on and
commitment to social justice and anti-racism. As a graduate-only
College, the GCSW serves approximately 550 MSW students. For more
information please visit our website at www.uh.edu/socialwork
To apply, please upload a curriculum vitae and a cover letter that
addresses your interest in teaching as an adjunct faculty member,
your approach to teaching, and area(s) of teaching and practice
This application is for a pool that will be available to the search
committee for consideration in case the need arises for the
2023-2024 academic year. Fall teaching assignments will typically
be assigned by June 1, and Spring teaching assignments will
typically be assigned by December 1.
The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University
prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual
orientation, gender identity or gender expression
All adjunct faculty in the Graduate College of Social Work are
required to have a Masters in Social Work degree from an accredited
institution. A minimum of two years post-graduate practice is
required. Prior affiliation with the GCSW and/or residence in the
Greater Houston region is preferred. Applicants should demonstrate
a commitment to the GCSW’s vision and identify how their teaching
contributes to this vision.
Notes to Applicant:
Official transcripts are required for a
faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final
candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security
sensitive and will require a criminal history check.