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Assistant Professor School of Social Work
Colorado State University

Date Posted Oct. 14, 2022
Title Assistant Professor School of Social Work
University Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO, United States
Department School of Social Work
Application Deadline Nov. 1, 2022
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Social Work

The School of Social Work invites applications for a faculty position at the assistant (tenure-track) rank. The 9-month tenure/tenure-track appointment will begin August 2023.
Applicants are sought with an expertise in equity and social justice, behavioral health, rural populations, aging, human-animal interaction, or health. Of particular interest are applicants whose focus aligns with a planned multi-college cluster hire. It will essential for the applicant to have lived or work experience with oppressed populations and knowledge around decolonizing and anti-oppressive in order to this team in developing participant-based initiatives and services which will predominately affect individuals with oppressed identities.

Candidates are required to have a PhD in social work or a related discipline; demonstrated ability to conduct impactful scholarly research and publish in peer-reviewed venues; an active and well-articulated research agenda coupled with interest and ability to secure external grant funding; and ability to teach at the BSWMSW, and/or PhD levels, and to advise MSW research projects and/or doctoral dissertations. A preferred qualification is the ability to teach practice classes in the MSW program, which requires an MSW degree from an accredited social work program and a minimum of two (2) years post-master’s professional practice experience.

Applicants should have a personal and professional commitment to anti-racism, anti-oppression, disrupting settler colonialism, and pursing social justice; be able to facilitate conversations around privilege, oppression, and intersecting social identities; and be committed to effective social advocacy to address structural inequities across local and global community systems, as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, and/or service activities. We are seeking someone who is committed to recognizing and confronting biases, racism, and oppression, and constantly striving to act in ways that affirm and support students, colleagues, leadership, alumni, and communities with whom they engage. We seek diversity and inclusion in our employees and students to broaden students’ academic experience and to enrich our campus community. We invite individuals with diverse identities to apply and appreciate and honor discussion of diversity in application materials.
Interested persons should follow the link below to apply.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

  • Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

    The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

    The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,

    The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,

    Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.

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Contact Information

  • AnneWilliford
    School of Social Work
    Colorado State University
    1586 Campus Delivery
    Fort Collins, CO 80523


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