Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Work and Human Services

Kennesaw State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor faculty position in the Department of Social Work and Human Services beginning August 1, 2022. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience.


Responsibilities Include:
  • Teaching predominantly in the Master of Social Work Program, with an emphasis in clinical practice courses, with additional courses taught in the undergraduate Human Services Program
  • Maintaining and growing a strong research and scholarship agenda since KSU is an R2 institution
  • Providing service to the Department, College, University, Profession, and the


The successful candidate must have:

  • earned doctorate or its foreign equivalent in social work, human services, or other closely related field,
  • a Master of Social Work degree from a CSWE-accredited program,
  • a minimum of 5 years post-Master of Social Work clinical practice experience,
  • advanced clinical license (L.C.S.W. or equivalent),
  • and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and


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 the start date.


Preferred Qualifications Include:

  • practice with populations experiencing behavioral health challenges (e.g., substance use and addictive disorders, mental illness, developmental and intellectual disabilities)
  • evidence of teaching and practice with culturally and ethnically diverse populations and communities
  • experience using different teaching modalities (e.g., online, hybrid) and also using classroom management strategies that enhance success of diverse learners
  • interest and experience in program development and leadership
  • evidence of a research agenda, record of scholarship, and a commitment to seeking external funding that aligns with 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. Georgia is an Open Records state.

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