Department: College of Health and Human Services (CHHS)
Department of Social Work, Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor
Search extended; previous applicants still under consideration.
The George Mason University, College of Health and Human Services, Department of Social Work invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
The Department of Social Work is seeking a colleague whose innovative ideas and research agenda support our mission of excellence in educating graduate and undergraduate students in a culturally heterogeneous environment, and who shares our commitment to social justice. Our Master's in Social Work (MSW) program originated with a focus on macro practice, and we retain a strong commitment to both our social change and clinical concentrations, as well as to Bachelor's in Social Work (BSW) education. The Department of Social Work is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and has 300 MSW and BSW students. We are seeking a colleague to join us in a collaborative teaching and research environment.
- Earned doctorate in social work or a closely related field;
- MSW from a CSWE-accredited program;
- Minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience; and
- The ability to maintain an active research agenda.
Level of appointment is based upon qualifications. For appointment at the Associate Professor-level, the candidate must have an established record of research and publication.
The following education and/or skill sets are preferred:
- Teaching experience, including the ability to teach both BSW and MSW students;
- Experience conducting agency or community-based research;
- A record of seeking external funding to support a program of research; and
- The ability to teach one or more of the following: behavioral health; clinical practice; human behavior; policy practice; community development and community practice; and/or direct practice with individuals, families and groups.
Rated by the U.S. News and World Report as one of the top up-and-coming universities and named as one of the great universities to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education, George Mason University (www.gmu.edu/) is recognized for its innovative approaches to higher education. Its northern Virginia location, just outside Washington, D.C., makes Mason the destination for over 34,000 students from all 50 states and over 135 countries.
Salary: Salary is competitive and based on experience and qualifications.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F9092z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and a list of three professional references with contact information (i.e., names, e-mail and postal addresses, and phone numbers). Review of applications will begin August 25, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Mike Wolf-Branigin, at 703-993-4247.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.