The School of
Social Work invites applications for a full-time
nine-month faculty position at the rank of assistant professor.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate social
work students on campus and online; developing new courses;
conducting research, with the expectation of obtaining external
funding and publishing in top tier journals; involving students in
research; and participating in appropriate service activities.
Collectively, this position includes teaching, scholarship, and
Candidates that reflect the diversity of the school’s student
population and surrounding community are strongly encouraged to
apply. All positions are subject to availability of
- Earned Ph.D. in social work or related field.
- A CSWE-accredited master’s social work degree with a
minimum of two years of post-MSW professional practice
- Experience conducting research related to one or more social
- Experience teaching at the university level.
- Demonstrated commitment to social justice, diversity, and
- Graduate and undergraduate student mentoring.
- Teaching and/or research awards.
- Experience teaching at the university level, both on campus and
- Professional and/or post-doctoral experience in social work or
related field research.
- Evidence of recent publication in indexed and peer-reviewed
- Evidence of grant writing experience.
- Evidence of external funding.
Only applications submitted through the Texas State University
website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36098.
To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by
October 15, 2021: a current vita, cover letter describing
experience and fit with both the required and preferred aspects of
the position and to which rank you are applying, diversity
statement, and three letters of reference.
Selected candidates for interview will be required to provide
official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.
Texas State University is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive
thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals
from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share
our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our
diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the
outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal
history, driving records, education records, employment
verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the
use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas
State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University
Why Work at Texas State?
Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and
2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A
member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge,
fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing
population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that
await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.
Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative
and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a
spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates
for a variety of faculty positions.