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Established in 1957, the Wurzweiler School of Social Work (WSSW) offers a "methods-based" curriculum and concentrations in clinical practice, social group work and community social work/administration. WSSW enjoys an international reputation for academic excellence within the larger academic community of Yeshiva University.
POSITION: SOCIAL WORK PROFESSOR (Contract line- Assistant/Associate) in the area of SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH (Quantitative and SSD)
EFFECTIVE DATE: Fall 2017
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience
The Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University in New York, NY seeks a contract line faculty member (rank commensurate with qualifications) for MSW/DSW program.
Teach social work Research (Quantitative/SSD)
Student mentoring and advisement
Engage in scholarly research and publication
Participate in ongoing program assessment and curriculum development
Serve on program, college, and university committees
All applications must include a letter of intent addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications, statement of teaching philosophy and research focus, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation and a writing example (copy of recent publications).
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited social work program and a DSW or a Ph.D. in Social Work or a doctoral degree in a related field; strong potential for excellence in teaching (classroom and on-line), and an ability to teach research (quantitative, qualitative, statistics and practice research). The candidate must articulate a clear, focused research agenda with plans for external funding.
DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: University teaching experience and a record of scholarly publications and successful grant activity, a demonstrated commitment to working with a thriving and diverse MSW/PhD student body and a faculty who values faculty governance and community partnerships. The School is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor who can teach effectively in the areas of Generalist Practice, health/behavioral health/aging/social work and the military. This is an exciting position that will challenge the candidate to join a multicultural social work program in New York City, where colleagues teach, research and publish together and strive for excellence under the Yeshiva University banner.
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