Non-Tenure Track Faculty Opening for Fall 2014 – Macro Practice

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October 1st, 2013

The Boston University School of Social Work invites applications for one non-tenure track position: Assistant Professor of Macro Practice. We seek candidates with teaching skills and scholarly expertise in Macro Practice such as community organizations, administration, management and/or related areas. Located in an unusually rich academic and international community, Boston offers
excellent opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with universities, community organizations, health and mental health settings. Distinguished by its urban mission and focus on social and economic justice, oppression and diversity, the School has a strong commitment to educating masters and doctoral social workers who will become leaders in a multicultural environment. Special areas of expertise within the school include community organizing, planning and management, health and mental health, aging, children and youth, trauma and families, substance abuse, and public health social work.

The School of Social Work and Boston University foster an interdisciplinary collegial environment and seek to attract and retain a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber who are skilled in teaching, scholarship, and the application and integration of knowledge. Candidates should have at least five years of full-time practice experience (or the equivalent) with communities and organizations. Applicants must have an MSW or equivalent; a PhD or equivalent degree is desirable. Individuals must show evidence of strong teaching skills, clinical/community practice and service, and scholarly interests in practice, pedagogy and/or substantive social/community problems and populations.

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2013 or until positions are filled. Early applications are encouraged. Visit our website at www.bu.edu/ssw.

BUSSW is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer; applications from minority individuals are strongly encouraged.

Please submit a letter of application outlining teaching and research/scholarship skills and experience, as well as a current CV, sample publications/writings, teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference to:

Search Committee/Dean’s Office
Boston University School of Social Work
264 Bay State Road
Boston, MA  02215

swsearch@bu.edu