The Department of Social Work and Child Advocacy at Montclair State University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 2018. Preferred areas of research specialization will involve children, youth, and families and/or clinical practice with diverse populations. The department currently offers a minor in social work, and BA and MA in Child Advocacy and Policy, and will offer a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) with a concentration in children, youth, and families starting in the fall of 2018. The responsibilities for the current position include teaching in the social work program and an active scholarly agenda (with the expectation of the pursuit of external funding). The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship commensurate with experience. The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Candidates must possess (a) an MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program; (b) at least two years post-MSW practice experience, and an active social work license (or license-eligible), and; (c) a Ph.D. in a discipline related to social work (all allied disciplines are encouraged to apply, with special consideration being afforded to those with a Ph.D. in social work). All degrees must be conferred by August 1, 2018. College teaching experience required; prior supervision of graduate and/or undergraduate students in applied settings preferred. Experience in policy development and/or implementation and familiarity with the CSWE accreditation standards strongly preferred.
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