The School of Social Work at UMSL Announces an Assistant Professor Position
Faculty position. UM-St. Louis invites candidates to apply for an assistant professor position beginning the 2018/19 academic year. We are looking for candidates with an active research agenda, an earned doctorate, and the ability to contribute to our mission to engage students and faculty in professional education, research, and service to advance knowledge and competence to promote human and societal well-being. An MSW plus two years of post-Master's experience is preferred, and all qualified candidates will be considered. The successful candidate for the position will teach courses for both the BSW and MSW programs. Salary is competitive and will be based on experience and qualifications.
The School of Social Work . With 550 BSW and MSW students, UM-St. Louis' School of Social Work is a vibrant, collegial, and growing program. It is the only public graduate social work program in the eastern part of Missouri and draws a diverse group of traditional and non-traditional students. The School of Social Work is recognized for excellent teaching, service, and scholarship. Pilot research funds, teaching enhancement awards, and travel grants are available at the campus and university levels. The library system offers access to a wide variety of social work research and writing and provides rapid access to all major research libraries in the state. The School houses the campus Creating Whole Communities program and the Center for Family Research and Policy. It has close ties with the Non-Profit Management and Leadership program, the Gender Studies Program, the Trauma Studies Center, International Studies and Programs, and the Public Policy Research Center.
The University . UM-St. Louis is a research and teaching campus with 33 Masters and 14 Doctoral programs in addition to its 49 Bachelor degrees. It is located on 177 acres on the edge of an exciting urban community with a rich and enduring cultural heritage. Information on UM-St. Louis is available at www.umsl.edu .
St. Louis. St. Louis has a long and vibrant history as a hub of commerce and industry. It offers comfortable living for a wide range of lifestyles, with a historic downtown, lively and walkable urban neighborhoods, rapidly growing immigrant communities, family-friendly areas including quiet near suburbs, and extensive parks and green space. Cultural institutions include the nationally recognized art museum, zoo, and botanical gardens, as well as a wealth of unique dining opportunities for all tastes. The current music scene builds on a legacy of blues, jazz, and rock and roll greats, and the sports scene includes one of the country's best-loved baseball teams. The larger region boasts more than 30 rivers and creeks, including the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, and the Ozark Mountains, with countless opportunities for hiking, camping, and other outdoor adventures. West of St. Louis, Missouri's wine country marks the beginning of the Katy trail, one of the nation's longest bike trails. The city and region offer ample opportunities for both urban and rural social workers to conduct research, engage students, and become involved in the community.
Deadline . Review of applications will begin November 1st and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit (1) a letter of application indicating teaching, research, and service interests, and (2) a current curriculum vitae, listing your academic references.
All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.
For additional information, please contact: Uma Segal, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
The University of Missouri?St. Louis (UMSL, commonly pronounced ""uhm-suhl"") is one of four universities in the University of Missouri System. Established in 1963, it is the newest university in the UM System, it is the largest university by enrollment in the St. Louis area with 16,809 students. UMSL's campus is located on the former grounds of the Bellerive Country Club in Saint Louis County, Mi...ssouri, United States, within the municipalities of Bellerive, Bel-Nor and Normandy. Additional facilities are located at the former site of Marillac College. UMSL is proud of its motivated, active student body, which consists of over 13,000 undergraduates and 3,500 graduate and professional degree seeing students. UMSL is home to 1,447 faculty members who deliver 54 bachelor's degree programs, 37 master's degree programs, 15 doctoral degree programs and the only professional degree in optometry in Missouri. UMSL provides 24 graduate certificate programs and two education specialist programs. Express Scripts, is the largest corporation in the country, has its headquarters located on a college campus. Express Scripts has 2,500 employees working on the UMSL campus.