We are searching for a colleague to join our school in this 12-month appointment as either clinical faculty or tenure-track faculty depending on candidate preference and qualifications. The Field Director provides leadership, oversight, and management of a mid-sized (500 MSW students) field education department and curriculum to ensure the successful preparation of diverse graduates for social work practice. In addition to the director, our field department has two clinical faculty and one staff member who are MSW prepared, an administrative field coordinator, and 18 part-time faculty. The department places approximately 450 MSW students in field placements annually, including online MSW students.
The School is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research, and community service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. An MSW degree and a minimum of two years post-master’s practice, field education experience, two years of management, evidence of excellent organizational, management, and interpersonal skills, independence, and initiative are required. Qualifications for the appointment can be either as: clinical associate professor (non-tenure track, a doctoral degree is preferred) or an associate professor (tenure-track, a doctorate is required). Associate professor candidates will be required to meet tenure standards for a research-extensive university either upon appointment or within a year of the initial appointment.
UB is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented and minoritized groups are encouraged.
Application review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
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We continually seek qualified, online-experienced, adjunct faculty with a minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience with 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 (MSW program or otherwise) and are interested in applying for an adjunct faculty position, please apply through the UB Jobs link below. Questions may be directed to Kathryn Kendall at email@example.com.