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Associate Professor of Social Work & Child and Family Studies (tenure-track)

Louisiana State University and A & M College
Louisiana, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Apr 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The School of Social Work at Louisiana State University announces the availability of a 9-month position at the rank of Associate Professor of Social Work & Child and Family Studies beginning ASAP or August 2022.

The responsibilities of this position include teaching face to face and/or online courses within the Social Work program (BSW, MSW, and PhD; school social work focus) and the Child and Family Studies (CFS) program (BS and MS; child development focus); maintaining/developing externally funded research programs; and providing service to the University, College, School, and profession. This is a 9-month position with a significant administrative component within the School and the College, for which past administrative experience, grants management, and discipline specific expertise is required. The position will be hired at the rank of associate professor, without tenure at the initial hire, with mandatory tenure consideration to be made per contract at a future date.


Minimum Qualifications/Specific Experience:

  • Earned PhD in Social Work, Child and Family Studies, Human Development, or a related field
  • Previously earned tenure and promotion to the rank of associate professor
  • Five or more years higher education administrative experience
  • Active child development and/or school social work research agenda

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Five or more years of face-to-face and online teaching experience at the university level
  • Successful record of grant funded research programs
  • Previous service to the College, School, and profession in a university setting 
Special Instructions:

Applications should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of graduate study transcripts, and the names and contact information of three people who could be asked to write letters of recommendation.


Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!


LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (    

COVID-19 Vaccine Protocol:

LSU requires the COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty, and staff or mandatory monthly testing. New employees must either submit proof of vaccination within three (3) days of their official start date, otherwise they will be entered into the mandatory monthly testing protocol beginning in November 2021. 

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed

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