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Assistant Professor, Social Work

University of Northern Iowa
Iowa, United States
Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jan 10, 2018

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Northern Iowa’s Department of Social Work invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, pending budget approval. The successful candidate’s responsibilities include teaching three course sections per semester; participating in service to the University and community; scholarship production; and student advisement. 

The Department of Social Work offers B.A. and M.S.W. programs. The M.S.W. trauma-informed practice curriculum highlights the physiological impact of trauma, methods of establishing safety, trauma-informed assessment, evidence-based interventions, and steps to recovery. Candidates with an interest in trauma-informed practices are especially encouraged to apply. 

UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct by interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will form clusters to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas. 

The successful candidate must possess a master’s degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited program plus a doctorate in social work or a related area required. ABDs will be considered with evidence of degree completion by start of appointment. Ability to teach research methods at the undergraduate and graduate levels also required. Preference will be given to candidates with previous teaching experience; ability to teach online; and areas of distinction in teaching, scholarship or community engagement including grant writing, marketing, or trauma. 

Applications received by February 19, 2018, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Cindy Juby, search chair, at or 319-273-6249. Pre-employment background checks required.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. 

UNI is a tobacco-free campus.

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