The Simmons University School of Social Work (SSW) is now accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek a candidate with expertise in one or more of the following areas: generalist practice, clinical practice, assessment & diagnosis, social work practice in schools, human behavior in the social environment. Responsibilities will be primarily in the on ground MSW program. This position, which is Boston-based, will start on January 1, 2022, subject to the selected candidate?s availability.Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual?s community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices at all levels, for all positions, ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.Simmons University is a small, highly collegial and dynamic university located in the heart of Boston?s world-renowned Longwood Medical Area. Simmons is comprised of an undergraduate liberal arts education program for women and those who identify as women plus professional graduate schools with masters and doctoral programs for all genders, presenting unique and rich opportunities for interdisciplinary research and collaboration. The SSW is part of the College of Social Sciences, Policy, and Practice and offers degrees at the Bachelor?s, Master?s, and Doctoral levels (BSW, MSW, DSW, PhD). Our MSW Program is offered via robust on ground and online platforms. Areas of current SSW faculty expertise include: dynamics of diversity, family and intimate partner violence, immigration, health and health policy, health disparities, aging, behavioral health, substance abuse, suicidality, child maltreatment, social policy and innovations in social work education.This is a full-time, nine-month academic appointment. The successful applicant will have an MSW from a CSWE-accredited program and a DSW or PhD in social work or a closely related field. We seek candidates who have experience and scholarly expertise relevant to the needs of culturally diverse and oppressed populations and a commitment to social justice and addressing societal inequities. Candidates should be prepared to teach across programs. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching in the areas of trauma and work with children and families; those with research interests in areas that inform clinical social work practice are encouraged to apply. Candidates will have responsibilities for teaching, scholarship and service within the SSW, the College, the University and the larger community.Primary ResponsibilitiesAssume responsibility for classroom teaching in the MSW and other programs as neededTeaching assignments will include required courses and electivesEngage in scholarly activityParticipate in curricular development activities with facultyParticipate in program, School, College and University committees and projects as elected or appointedOther projects as assignedQualificationsDSW or PhD in Social Work or closely related field requiredMSW from a CSWE accredited institution requiredIndependent clinical licensure requiredExpertise in the one or more of the following areas: generalist practice, advanced clinical practice, assessment & diagnosis, social work practice in schools, human behavior in the social environmentRobust research agenda and scholarly productivity requiredRecord of teaching excellence preferredExperience working with collaborative teamsExcellent oral and written communication skillsHigh proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Google docs and a solid understanding for adapting technology in an educational context; willingness to learn new tools and software is desired.Required Application MaterialsPlease upload the following documents with your application:CVCover letterWriting sampleNames and contact information for three referencesInstructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual?s community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices?at all levels, for all positions?ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.
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