Assistant Professor - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care and service, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor for its expanding School of Social Work in the College for Public Health and Social Justice.

The successful applicant will have an MSW with at least two years of practice experience and a doctoral degree in social work or a related field. Although we are open to all substantive areas of expertise, we are especially interested in candidates with practice experience and a research focus in children, youth, and family services, mental health, and/or addiction. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching, a productive record of research publication and potential to secure external research funding. Primary responsibilities for the position include conducting independent research, teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses, and providing professional and community service.

The Saint Louis University School of Social Work, nationally ranked in the top 25% of accredited social work programs, offers the BSSW and MSW degrees and degrees in applied behavior analysis (MS) and criminology/criminal justice (BA). The School of Social Work is committed to social justice, excellence in education, community engagement, and research that will have an impact on social work practice and policy and improve the well-being of those we serve.

Saint Louis University College for Public Health & Social Justice is nationally recognized for its community-based research and rapidly growing global health programs. Along with the School of Social Work, the College houses five academic departments and six specialized research institutes and centers. Successful candidates will find opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with internationally recognized faculty dedicated to helping communities achieve health and well-being through research built on strong partnerships among practice, academic, and community partners.

Interested candidates submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to (Employment Requisition Number 20130723). Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Inquiries and all other correspondence, including a statement of research interests should be addressed to:

Michael Vaughn, Ph.D.
Chair, Faculty Recruitment Committee
School of Social Work
3550 Lindell Blvd.
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, MO 63103

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, and encourages nominations and applications of women and minorities.

Recruiting Range

Commensurate with experience  

Keyword Phrases

  • Instruction-Social Work
  • Assistant Professor
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Social Work
  • Human Development & Family Studies
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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