Assistant or Associate Professor, Assistant or Associate Prof- Clinical Social Worker, Psychiatry/Behavioral Med, Non Tenure Earning - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809814)

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Detailed Job Description

Assistant or Associate Professor and Director Of Social Services, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine in collaboration with the School of Social Work, at The University of Alabama – College of Community Health Sciences (University of Alabama School of Medicine -Tuscaloosa Campus), is seeking a fulltime, license eligible, Social Worker for a full-time non-tenure earning clinical track faculty position. Successful candidate will have dual faculty appointments in the Colleges of Community Health Sciences and Social Work. Rank will commensurate with education and experience. Responsibilities include oversight of all social work and social services operations, clinical therapeutic patient services, acute health, mental health, and psychosocial conditions. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching medical students, residents, social work students, including field supervision of both BSW and fellows and other learners and maintain a their research/scholarship agenda.


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The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health in the College of Community Health Sciences in collaboration with the School of Social Work at the University of Alabama (UA) is excited to announce the availability an Assistant or Associate Professor and Director of Social Services, (University of Alabama School of Medicine -Tuscaloosa Campus), is seeking a fulltime, license eligible, Social Worker for a full-time non-tenure earning clinical track faculty position. Successful candidates must meet requirements for an academic appointment at UA, have a minimum of an MSW and licensed at the LCSW level to practice in all five areas of practice at all levels identified by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners (social casework, clinical social work, community organization, social work research, and social work administration). Successful candidate will have dual faculty appointments in the Colleges of Community Health Sciences and Social Work. Rank will commensurate with education and experience. Responsibilities include oversight of all social work and social services operations, clinical therapeutic patient services, acute health, mental health, and psychosocial conditions. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching medical students, residents, social work students, including field supervision of both BSW and fellows and other learners and maintain a their research/scholarship agenda.
The College of Community Health Sciences is dedicated to primary care and to preparing physicians for practice in rural or underserved areas. The Department Behavioral Health and Psychiatry is important to this mission, providing excellence in the training of fellows, residents and medical students and to providing outstanding clinical care for the surrounding community. The outpatient facilities are based in a 77,000 square foot building on the UA campus. Inpatient training occurs at DCH Regional Medical Center, which serves a seven county area in West Alabama. The Tuscaloosa Family Medicine Residency Program, currently with 45 residents, is unopposed and has graduated over 400 physicians in its 40-year history, half of whom now practice in rural areas. The College also serves as a branch campus for the University of Alabama School of Medicine, and trains seventy third and fourth year medical students as part of its mission.
Tuscaloosa, with a population of approximately 100,000, is located in west central Alabama. As the home of The University of Alabama, it offers exceptional educational, cultural, sports and recreational opportunities. Located one hour from Birmingham, three hours from Atlanta, and five hours from the gulf coast, UA is a comprehensive research institution, which offers a wide variety of opportunities for faculty and their families.
In addition to the professional credentials indicated above, the successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to the College’s mission to train physicians to serve rural areas, the ability to work collaboratively and the willingness to enthusiastically participate in the life of the College. Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience. For more information, please see our website at www.cchs.ua.edu. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications must be submitted online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Attach a letter of interest, CV, and three references with whom you have worked to the application.

The University of Alabama is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Title XV, Section 504 AFA Employer.

Additional Position Information

Successful candidates will be considered through our Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee and Guidelines, for recommendation of rank commensurate with education and experience.



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • PSYCHIATRY
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Social Work
  • Psychology
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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