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Assistant Professor (Social Work)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

-This posting will be filled for Fall 2018. -Applicants must submit a CV; Letter of Interest stating research agenda, teaching philosophy, and potential for external grant funding; Full contact information for 3 references; and one (or more) representative published, forthcoming, or potentially publishable work. -UTSA is a tobacco-free campus. -UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. -This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. -Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

Position Details

Position Information

Title of Position Assistant Professor (Social Work)
Requisition Number TT20170007P
Department Posting Name Social Work
Location Downtown Campus
Recruitment Type External
Position Type This is a Tenure Track Faculty, benefits eligible position
Grant Funded? No
Hours per week 40
If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked
If Temporary, Ending Date
Recruiting Rate Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience.
Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes
Pay Basis Salary
Required Education Doctoral Degree
Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No
Preferred Education
Field of Study

MSW (Master’s of Social Work) from CSWE (Council on Social Word Education) accredited program required.

Ph.D in Social Work or closely related field by the time of employment (Fall 2018).

MS Office Experience Required
Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? No
Other Computer and Software Skills Required
Experience and Other Skills Required

Demonstrated commitment to cultural competence and working with diverse populations; and research, scholarship and strong potential for external fund development.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No
Other Skills Preferred

Preferred applicant qualifications include at least two years post-MSW practice experience. Applications with all areas of expertise will be considered; we especially encourage applications in the areas of policy, aging/gerontology, mental health/substance abuse, and child welfare.

Description of Job Duties

Tenure-track faculty position: teaching and research expectations are commensurate with research institutions.

Posting Open Date 09/13/2017
Posting Close Date at midnight on 01/16/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Notes To Applicants

-This posting will be filled for Fall 2018.

-Applicants must submit a CV; Letter of Interest stating research agenda, teaching philosophy, and potential for external grant funding; Full contact information for 3 references; and one (or more) representative published, forthcoming, or potentially publishable work.

-UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

-UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

-This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

-Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please acknowledge your understanding that if you are offered a position at UTSA, you must come to the Human Resources Office, (4th floor North Paseo Bldg) on your first day of employment with the appropriate documentation (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-9.pdf#9) of your identity and ability to legally work in the United States.
    • Yes, I acknowledge
  4. * 10030-This position requires a Master of Social Work (MSW) from a (Council on Social Work Education) CSWE accredited program AND a PhD/Doctoral degree in Social Work or a closely related field by the time of employment (Fall 2018). Do you have one of the following combinations?
    • Yes, MSW and PhD/Doctoral degree in Social Work or a closely related field by the time of employment (Fall 2018)
    • Yes, MSW and PhD/Doctoral degree in Social Work or closely related field
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Reference List (3-6 references)
  4. Representative Publication 1
Optional Documents
  1. Representative Publication 2
  2. Representative Publication 3