Employment Opportunities

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Faculty Positions

The School of Social Work will consider candidates for tenure-track positions who were previously doctoral students in our program, only when they: (1) have earned tenure elsewhere, or (2) demonstrated a level of independence and achievement that would likely lead to success in a UB tenure review.

Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure Track)

The School of Social Work is seeking to fill two tenure-track faculty positions (assistant or associate). The successful candidates for these positions will have a doctorate in social work or a related discipline, an MSW with practice experience, an active research agenda and experience teaching in both seated and online environments. All tenure-track faculty positions involve teaching, research and service.

Applicants are expected to have a scholarly record appropriate for their substantive area and for the rank at which they are applying. Applicants with research expertise in aging/gerontology, developmental disabilities, mental health and implementation science are particularly encouraged to apply.

Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor

The School of Social Work is seeking to fill a clinical faculty position (clinical assistant or associate). The successful candidate for this position will have an MSW, experience teaching online courses and be eligible for clinical licensure in New York. All clinical faculty positions involve teaching, service and some scholarship.

Applicants with practice expertise in administration/macro-level practice, aging/gerontology, developmental disabilities, mental health and implementation science are particularly encouraged to apply.

Staff Positions

Field Education Coordinator

The School of Social Work seeks a Field Education Coordinator who will work collaboratively with the Field Education team to deliver field education curriculum, with primary responsibilities in the online MSW program. This position requires an individual who has experience developing and maintaining community partnerships, enjoys learning and implementing new technology and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Interview, assess and assign online MSW students to field placements in their region
  • Provide faculty liaison duties for specified group of students by conducting field visits and ensuring field placement requirements are met
  • Identify and develop new field placement sites
  • Use field placement software to communicate with specified group of students and to match students with field placement sites
  • Collaborate in the planning and implementation of field education events

The 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.