Employment Opportunities

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Faculty Positions

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

Office Manager/Program Assistant

The School of Social Work seeks an Office Manager/Program Assistant who requires strong professional judgment, independent resourcefulness, and excellent problem-solving skills. This individual must be a self-motivated professional who requires minimal supervision and is able to work both independently and as part of a team. The Office Manager/Program Assistant must be able to organize tasks and follow to completion. Along with being a welcomed professional, joining a diverse team of faculty and staff who embody the school's mission, vision and goals.

Responsibilities included, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the day to day operations of the school’s main office.
  • Support the Vice Dean/Chief of Staff.
  • Responsible for project management of UB’s Social Impact Fellows (SIF) program, a collaborative initiative between the schools of Social Work, Management and College of Arts & Science.
  • Coordinate faculty adjunct appointment documentation process.
  • Coordinate and manage the school’s communications initiatives.
  • Coordinate and manage school events and Event Management System (EMS).

Part-Time Faculty Employment

We continually seek qualified, online-experienced, adjunct faculty with a minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience and a strong interest in teaching MSW students at the foundation and advanced levels. These opportunities also include online course development.

If you have taught in an online environment (in an MSW program or otherwise) and are interested in an adjunct faculty position, apply through the UB Jobs link below. 

For questions, contact Kathryn Kendall, senior assistant dean for enrollment and online programs, at kkendall@buffalo.edu.

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.