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Faculty Positions

Tenure-Track - Open Rank Faculty, Expertise in Online Social Work Education

We are searching for a colleague to join our school in an open-rank ladder faculty position (1 position, tenure-track). The successful candidate for this position will have a doctorate in Social Work or a related discipline, an MSW, experience and expertise in online education in social work, and scholarship in a substantive area. Duties include teaching in the MSW program, coordinating full and part-time faculty development in online teaching, coaching faculty in online teaching, and other faculty responsibilities. The School of Social Work has a strong history of distance and online education (distance technology courses in 1999, first fully online course in 2001, online MSW degree since 2013, and online DSW planned within next couple of years). With this position, the School is seeking to further strengthen ladder-faculty leadership in online education.

Applicants are required to complete online applications at UB Jobs. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For further information contact Dr. Catherine N Dulmus, recruitment committee chair, at cdulmus@buffalo.edu.

Clinical Faculty - MSW and doctorate required

We are searching for a colleague to join our school in a clinical faculty position (1 position, open rank, non-tenure track). The successful candidate for this non-tenure track position will have a doctorate in Social Work or a related discipline, an MSW, and be eligible for clinical licensure in social work. Duties include teaching in the MSW program (online and seated courses) and the soon-to-be launched online DSW program, advising students, and other faculty responsibilities. Experience teaching online is preferred, but not required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For further information please contact Dr. Catherine N Dulmus, recruitment committee chair at cdulmus@buffalo.edu.

Endowed Chair (2017)

We are searching for an exceptional colleague to join our faculty as an endowed chair (1 position) and welcome nominations for this senior faculty position. A doctorate degree and an outstanding record of teaching, scholarship and externally funded research are required. Professional leadership at the national/international levels is desired. Though an MSW is preferred, we welcome applicants with a shared identity and scholarly interest from related fields.

Applicants are required to complete online applications at UB Jobs. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For further information contact Dr. Catherine N Dulmus, recruitment committee chair, at cdulmus@buffalo.edu.

The University at Buffalo is a research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities. At the University at Buffalo are the internationally known Research Institute on Addictions and newly established centers: Bioinformatics, Clinical and Translational Research, and Blackstone Launchpad.  As an urban public research university the University at Buffalo (UB) is the largest institution in the State University of New York system and one of two flagship campuses. It is an exciting time to join UB as we are currently expanding through the addition of 250 new faculty as well as building a third, downtown medical campus. In addition, through the efforts of our president, new provost and the faculty we are involved in designing and implementing a new phase of our strategic plan, UB 2020, “Realizing UB 2020.” This includes our 3 newly established Communities of Excellence: Sustainable Manufacturing and Advance Robotic Technologies (SMART); The Genome, the Environment and the MIcrobiotic (GEM); and Global Health Equity (GEM).

The School of Social Work master’s program has a unique and exciting curriculum that integrates trauma and human rights perspectives. Nationally ranked within the top 10% of accredited social work programs we enroll over 500 students and offer the MSW degree, online MSW degree, PhD degree and BA/MSW, JD/MSW, MBA/MSW, MPH/MSW and MSW/PhD combined programs. 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, Immigrant and Refugee Research Institute, Institute for Sustainable Global Engagement, Institute on Innovative Aging Policy and Practice, as well as the UB/Amrita Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute. Our faculty have established strong records of community-based and interdisciplinary research and scholarship in gerontology, child welfare, housing, social policy, substance abuse, trauma, health and mental health services, and multicultural social work. 

Part Time Faculty Employment

We continually look for qualified, online-experienced, adjunct faculty with at least two years post-MSW practice experience who have a strong interest in teaching MSW students at the foundation and advanced levels. These opportunities also include the online course development. If you have taught in an online environment (MSW program or otherwise) and are interested in teaching, please send a resume to sw-online-pt-faculty@buffalo.edu.