Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty Openings for Fall 2014

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October 1st, 2013

The Boston University School of Social Work invites applications for 2 open faculty positions.  We seek candidates with teaching skills and research/scholarly expertise in the following areas:

  • Macro Practice (Associate Professor with tenure) with expertise in community organizations, administration, management and/or related areas.
  • Social Welfare Policy (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

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, research, application and integration of knowledge.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent and show evidence of strong teaching and research skills and a record of publication appropriate for the position sought. Candidates for the tenured Associate Professor position in macro practice should have a strong track record of research, publications and grants, and a record of practice with communities and/or organizations.

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