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
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 http://jobs.uni.edu/. Inquiries may be
sent to Cindy Juby, search chair, at Cindy.Juby@uni.edu 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.