Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Tenure-Track Position
School of Social Work
College of Allied Health Sciences
University of Cincinnati
Final Rank and Title will be Commensurate with Educational Experience.
The School of Social Work at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty position beginning fall 2020. Appointment type is also open, meaning we will determine whether this is a 9 month or a 12 month appointment as we near completion of the recruitment process. Final rank and title will be commensurate with education and experience. Final appointment type will be dependent upon the candidate’s area of expertise and the curricular needs of the department. Candidates with content and research expertise in health care, clinical social work, mental health, and addictions are invited to apply. Applicants must have the capacity to propose, receive, and conduct externally-funded research that is interdisciplinary and translational. Experience with innovative academic delivery systems, including online instructional technology is desirable. Candidates interested in being part of a growing, dynamic organization are encouraged to apply.
The School of Social Work offers a pre-social work program, the BSW and MSW degrees, and two online programs: a BSW Program and a Masters in Health Administration to more than 500 students. The MSW program is the second largest master degree program at UC. There are 17 full time faculty that comprise a highly supportive, collegial, friendly, and progressive academic culture. There are special opportunities in Child Welfare IV-E; a robust study abroad program at the BSW and MSW levels; and School Social Worker certification at the MSW level. Candidates with an interdisciplinary perspective whose research focuses on health, mental health, aging, gerontology, clinical social work, veterans, diversity, and addictions that aims to ameliorate disparities of at-risk and vulnerable populations are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates dedicated to research, teaching and service who can teach direct practice courses.
The University of Cincinnati was established in 1819 and is now ranked as one of the top 300 universities in the world, and one of the top 25 public research universities in America. The 200-acre main campus located just north of downtown Cincinnati, has been named one of the most beautiful and one of the top ten most inspiring campuses in the world. With 14 colleges, 300-plus degree programs, and a student body of 45,949; of which 21% are minorities. UC is one of the top producers of Fulbright Scholars in the nation. There are 3,577 international students attending UC, representing 114 countries.
The School of Social Work is part of the College of Allied Health Sciences, which offers a wide range of opportunities for interdisciplinary research and teaching. Faculty members pursue collaborative research and teaching with faculty from nutrition, communication sciences and disorders, occupational and physical therapy.
PhD in social work, social welfare, or a similar field
Master of Social Work (MSW) degree
Minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate students
A clearly defined plan of research, scholarly publications, and external funding are expected
Application requirements include: letter of application, CV, three professional references, statement of research agenda, and samples of published/written materials.
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HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.