Faculty Position in Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis

Aug 15, 2017


We invite applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor for Fall, 2018. The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis is committed to a ‘one school’ approach that integrates the disciplines of social work and public health. We seek applicants with demonstrated expertise in any area applicable to social work, including children and youth, community practice, criminal justice, health social work, global social work, management, and mental health. The focus may be direct practice, policy, administration, or theoretical advancements with implications for social work.

Candidates should have an earned doctorate in social work or a related social science field; competence to teach at the master’s and PhD levels; and commitment to research, scholarly publications, and preparation of research proposals for external funding. Individuals eager for transdisciplinary collaboration, particularly with public health and/or social policy, are encouraged to apply. Diversity and Inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive.

The Brown School (http://brownschool.wustl.edu), a top-ranked school of social work in the country, aims to create positive social change through path-breaking research and educational excellence. Our intellectually exciting, collegial, and supportive environment fosters interdisciplinary and community-based collaboration and international research. The Brown School is home to 13 research centers, including a new center to advance science on individuals and families impacted by criminal justice system involvement, and a long-standing research training program in mental health services. Internationally recognized for its emphasis on evidence-based practice, our innovative curriculum features management training for all students and programmatic growth in international social work and community practice.

Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications. Applications are preferred prior to October 31, 2017; however, applications will be accepted until positions are filled by suitable candidates. Early application is encouraged. Positions will be filled when suitable candidates are selected. Candidates should create a profile at jobs.wustl.edu, and apply for job ID 37473. During that process, candidates will upload a single PDF containing: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of their research agenda, three professional references (contact information only), and three writing samples.

For questions during the application process, please contact Tiffany Phillips at facultyapps@brownschool.wustl.edu.

https:jobs.wustl.edu Job ID 37473

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information.

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