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Assistant Clinical Faculty

Stony Brook University
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 29, 2023

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Assistant Clinical Faculty

Location: Stony Brook, NY
Open Date: Jan 17, 2023
Deadline: Apr 10, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare (SSW) invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2023. This is a 10-month appointment.

Stony Brook University is an internationally renowned public research institution (R1) recently designated as a State University of New York (SUNY) “flagship”, and ranked as the #1 Public University in New York by US News and World Report. The SSW, nested in the Health Sciences Center on the Stony Brook University campus, is home to a collegial academic community committed to building a more equitable society based on the values of human dignity, inclusiveness, diversity, equality, and on economic, gender, environmental, racial, and social justice. SSW's interdisciplinary research and community engaged relationships involve interorganizational partnerships from a wide variety of sectors (from community-based organizations to departments of health and social services) and academic disciplines (ranging from medicine and engineering to humanities).

The SSW's distinguished faculty include educators and researchers whose areas of expertise span a wide range of practice-oriented and policy-relevant areas including: disability; gender; intervention research; the social determinants of health and mental health; structural racism; environmental justice; immigration; criminal justice; trauma, behavioral health and addictions public health issues in the criminal justice system; social work in higher education; fatherhood among low-income and incarcerated men; and intimate partner violence, among other areas. The SSW has an enrollment of approximately 700 students in its BSW, MSW, and PhD programs with curricula grounded in a student-centered and evidence-informed pedagogy. As a School that offers professional degrees, we are committed to ensuring our curriculum and research efforts map to the most pressing, current, and emergent issues in our society. As a School of Social Welfare of a SUNY Flagship, the SSW is committed to building workforce capacity and to meeting the needs of the State of New York. We are seeking to hire a Clinical Assistant professor to join our vibrant and engaged community, who brings a background of post-MSW practice experience, and an inclusive, active, student-centered orientation to their approach to social work education.

Required: Applicants must have an LMSW, a minimum of three years post-masters social work practice experience and a minimum of two years of relevant social work teaching experience.

Preferred: An earned doctorate or ABD in social work or a related field; five years of post-masters social work practice experience; three years of relevant social work teaching experience; experience serving as a field instructor for social work students in an agency setting; and prior full-time experience in an academic institution. We are particularly interested in applicants with a commitment to work in an interdisciplinary academic environment and who illustrate a translational commitment to inclusion, equity, diversity, and social, gender, environmental, racial and economic justice.

Application Instructions
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(1) Cover letter: Please provide an introductory letter (no more than 2 pages) highlighting your skills, experience and achievements concerning the Clinical Assistant Professor position at SBU SSW.

(2) Curriculum Vitae (CV): Please include a CV that includes your educational, professional, and academic background, teaching and scholarly experience, awards, presentations, honors, and any additional details.

(3) Anti-racist, diversity, equity and inclusion statement: Please provide a one page statement describing your trajectory of commitment to diversity, inclusion, social justice, and equity in higher education through scholarship, teaching, and service; including a professional commitment to anti-racist education, research, and practice. (Please see: Diversity at Stony Brook).

(4) Teaching experience and pedagogical approach statement: Please provide a one page statement summarizing your teaching experience and expertise, pedagogical approach(es) to social work education, and potential teaching contributions to SSW (Please see: Academics | Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare).

(5) List of professional references: Please include the names and contact information of three professional references who have worked with you and can speak directly about your work performance, habits, ethics, and professional goals.

In response to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation requiring Hospital and Nursing Home personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates selected for patient care positions or positions that may come in contact with patients or patient care employees, if not already vaccinated, must be fully vaccinated or obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the DOH vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request . It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.


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