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Job ID: 202463

Clinical Professor (Open-Rank/Field Education)
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 23, 2022
Title Clinical Professor (Open-Rank/Field Education)
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department School of Social Work
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Social Work
The University at Buffalo, School of Social Work is recruiting for a Clinical Professor (Open-Rank/Field Education) in the Field Education Department. The Field Education Department is responsible for overseeing MSW students’ field placements with social work agencies in order to ensure the successful preparation of diverse graduates for social work practice. Our field education team consists of three faculty and one staff member who are MSW prepared, an administrative field coordinator, and 18 part-time faculty. The department places approximately 450 MSW students in field placements annually, including online MSW students.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities
  • Working collaboratively with the field education department to ensure quality field experiences that enable students to meet required competencies, and adhere to accreditation standards.
  • Developing and implementing field education curriculum (including teaching field-related courses).
  • Assigning students to field placement through student meetings and use of software and other technology record keeping and tracking of data related to individual placement.
  • Identifying and developing new field placement sites, with attention to innovative models, and new, creative approaches to social work field education, including field placements with an enhanced curricular focus.
  • Developing written and digital educational materials for the field course education for students and the wider field community.
  • Participating in MSW curriculum development, scholarship, and creative knowledge development, and fulfilling other faculty responsibilities.
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About the School

The School of Social Work offers a master’s degree and two doctoral degrees. Nationally ranked within the top 25 accredited social work programs, we enroll over 600 students and offer the MSW degree, online MSW degree, PhD degree, online DSW degree, and BA/MSW, JD/MSW, MBA/MSW, MPH/MSW and MSW/PhD combined degree programs. The MSW and DSW programs have unique and exciting curricula that integrate trauma-informed care and human rights perspectives. The School of Social Work’s Racial Justice Network is a cooperative, pluralist approach to cultivating racial equity in the school’s academic programs, research agendas, administrative policies, and informal culture. The Buffalo Center for Social Research (BCSR) is housed within the School of Social Work and provides faculty support in pursuing external funding. The BCSR is also home to the Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care, Behavioral Health Clinic, Immigrant and Refugee Research Institute, Institute for Sustainable Global Engagement, Institute for Healthy Engagement and Resiliency with Technology, as well as the UB/Amrita Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute. We have several unique partnerships with the School of Management related to social innovation in the nonprofit and business sectors, including our Social Impact Fellows Program.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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