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Assistant Professor in Social Work
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Nov. 26, 2019
Title Assistant Professor in Social Work
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8T110:College of Social Work
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Social Work

The University of Kentucky, College of Social Work, which offers the BASW, MSW and PhD degrees, invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor, 9-month faculty position, effective August 16, 2020.

The terms of appointment and reappointment for this position are governed by the University of Kentucky Administrative Regulations (re: AR 2:1)

Required qualifications include a master’s degree in social work and an earned doctorate in social work or a related discipline. Practice experience is preferred. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain a dynamic, externally funded research program and strong record of high-impact scholarship (e.g., publications, presentations, etc.). In addition, successful candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Candidates with research/teaching interests and expertise in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: clinical practice; behavioral health; substance use disorder(s); child welfare; interpersonal violence; and/or health disparities. Experience teaching in a distance learning/web-based format is preferred.

Applicants at the assistant professor rank should demonstrate a strong potential for securing external funding and producing high-quality scholarship.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vita. Letters of interest should detail the applicant’s goodness of fit for the position and should include a brief discussion of the research agenda and relevant teaching experience. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters from your references within the employment system.

Questions about the position can be directed to the Office of Dean Jay Miller at (859) 257-5740.

Application deadline: Application review begins December 2, 2019 and continues until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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