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Associate Professor, Department of Social Work
University of Mississippi

Date Posted Feb. 13, 2019
Title Associate Professor, Department of Social Work
University University of Mississippi
University, MS, United States
Department School of Applied Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 19, 2019
  • Associate Professor
  • Social Work

The School of Applied Sciences (SAS), Department of Social Work, University of Mississippi (R1 designation) seeks to employ 2 dynamic professionals to join its faculty at the Associate Professor level with the following qualifications;

Associate Professor of Social Work (Clinical Experience): The department is looking for someone who has particular experience with evidence-informed clinical practice, and service and who has 2 years’ post-MSW clinical practice experience (and is eligible for clinical licensure in the State of Mississippi).

Associate Professor of Social Work (Macro Policy & Advocacy): The department is looking for someone who has experience in the macro policy and advocacy arena, with a particular focus on poverty issues, inequality concerns in the U.S. and the world, and oppression issues.

The successful candidate must have the education professional commitment and experience to carry out a vigorous program of research; classroom teaching; and service to the department, university, community and the profession. Candidates should be able to: 1) demonstrate and maintain an active research agenda leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals; demonstrate the ability to obtain federal grants or other external funds for state agency or community-based research projects; 3) develop multidisciplinary research connections on and off the UM campus; 4) teach across the curricula; 5) apply knowledge of EPAS 2015; and 6) perform administrative tasks as assigned. The teaching load will be six hours (two courses) per semester with a start date of Aug. 19th, 2019. Minimum Education experience is a MSW and a Ph.D. in social work/social welfare or equivalent. Hiring is dependent upon experience and departmental budget. Interested candidates should apply online at

  • The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.

    The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Steven Soifer
    School of Applied Sciences
    University of Mississippi
    University, MS 38677
  • 662-915-7336


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