The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work invites nominations and applications for Full Professor – Jillian Michelle Smith Professorship in Family Violence Research
The UT Arlington School of Social Work invites nominations and applications for the Jillian Michelle Smith Professorship in Family Violence Research. This is expected to be at the full professor level and is a part of the School of Social Work's search for seven tenure-track and tenured positions, including three professorships, in the areas of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Children & Families, and Community Administrative Practice.
Our goal is to hire faculty members with outstanding qualifications who share both the School and the University's core values of high standards of excellence in teaching, innovative and collaborative research, and service, combined with fostering an open and inclusive environment. Major emphasis will be on the potential collaboration for research with faculty members both within and outside of the School and University, as well as major family violence agencies and organizations locally, nationally, and internationally. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service. Additionally, we support the UT Arlington Strategic Plan and the themes of Health and Human Condition and Sustainable Urban Communities (see https://www.uta.edu/strategicplan/).
Ability to teach in our Mental Health and Substance Abuse. Collaborative research, and service, combined with fostering an open and inclusive environment. Teaching online courses
Minimum requirements for the full professor position are:
Earned PhD in Social Work or related field
Eligibility for a tenured appointment at the rank of professor
Established program of research, with a progressive track record of external funding
A record of successfully managing funded research projects
A strong record of scholarly journal publications
Established program of research with significant federal funding
A strong record of participating in interdisciplinary research work
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should upload the following information using the following website link: https://uta.peopleadmin.com/posting/10269
(1) Letter of application highlighting preferred qualifications and experiences; (2) Brief statements of teaching and research (limited to one-page each); (3) Recent curriculum vita; (4) Full contact information for three professional references; and (5) A statement either giving or not giving the search committee permission to contact persons in addition to those listed as references.
Should you have any questions you can contact:
Dr. Anne Nordberg, Search Committee Chair School of Social Work The University of Texas at Arlington SSWfacultysearch@uta.edu
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 10267
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.