Assistant Professor (COPP - Department of Social Work)
Company: The University of Texas at San Antonio
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: October 12, 2018
AssistantProfessor Department of Social Work,Employer The Department of Social Work at The University of Texas at SanAntonio seeks to fill one Assistant Professor faculty position tobegin in the Fall Semester, 2019. Hiring for this academicposition will be based on qualifications and pending budgetapproval.UTSA is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), with a 53% Latinxstudent population, that is one of the fastest growing publicuniversities in Texas and gaining momentum in its quest to becomethe state's next premier Tier 1 university. As a dynamicurban-serving university, UTSA serves the San Antonio metropolitanarea, the seventh largest U.S. city, and the broader region ofSouth Texas through programs and services offered from its threecampuses. The Department of Social Work is based on the expandingDowntown Campus. UTSA has a diverse and growing student populationof more than 30,000 students, with more than 67% coming from groupsunderrepresented in higher education. Many students are the firstin their families to attend a college or university.The UTSA Department of Social Work, the first publicly fundedgraduate social work program in San Antonio, began in 2005 with 17MSW students; current MSW student enrollment is more than 200.Capitalizing on its location in San Antonio and its commitment toSouth Texas, the Program offers a single concentration in culturalcompetence, with an innovative micro to macro framework. TheProgram's mission is to develop socially responsible, culturallycompetent social work professionals within a transformative andglobal context. The UTSA MSW Program was accredited by the Councilon Social Work Education in 2008. The majority of our students areworking professionals with considerable diversity in lifeexperience and ideas. More details about theProgram and faculty research can be found at: http://copp.utsa.edu/social-work/Required qualifications for Assistant Professor applicants: 1) aPh.D. in Social Work or a closely related discipline; 2) a MSW froma CSWE accredited program; 3) a demonstrated commitment to culturalcompetence and working with diverse populations; and 4) research,scholarship and strong potential for external fund development.Preferred applicant qualifications include at least two yearspost-MSW practice experience. Candidates who are currently ABD willbe considered.Applications with all areas of expertise will be considered; weespecially encourage applications in the areas ofaging/gerontology, substance abuse, child welfare, and immigrationstudies. Qualified applicants must submit: 1) a letter of interestto include a statement concerning applicant's research agenda,teaching philosophy and potential for external grant funding; 2)current curriculum vita; 3) one representative published,forthcoming, or potentially publishable work; and 4) full contactinformation for three references. All materials must be submittedthrough: https://jobs.utsa.edu.When entering the portal, click on the "Faculty" tab to find theposition announcement. Direct any questions to Dr. CandaceChristensen, Assistant Professor and Search Committee Chair,Department of Social Work, University of Texas at San Antonio. 501W. C--sar E. Ch--vez Boulevard, San Antonio, Texas 78207-4415. Phone:210-458-2918; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.Initial screening of completed applications will begin in earlyOctober, 2018, and will be open until the position is filled.Search Committee members will be available at the CSWE APM toprovide position information and meet with potential applicants.UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women,minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities areencouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviewsmust be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualifiedto work in the United States by time of hire. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Social Work - Assistant Professor, Location: San Antonio, TX - 78207
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