Assistant/Associate Professor - Social Work

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Colorado State University
Location
Fort Collins, Colorado
Posted
08 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Aug 2017
Ref
47201
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Posting Details

 

Posting Detail Information

 

Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor Posting Number 201700180F Proposed Annual Salary Range Assistant Professor $62,500-$65,000, Associate Professor $72,000-$77,000 Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week 40 Description of Work Unit

Throughout its history, the School of Social Work at Colorado State University has made a continuous effort to develop and maintain a program that is responsive to three distinct, but related, interests:
1. the profession of social work as represented by the Council on Social Work Education’s Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards;
2. the human services agencies and clients in the state, the region, the nation, and the globe; and
3. the land-grant oriented mission and goals of Colorado State University

Tenure/Tenure Track? Yes % Research 35 % Teaching 50 % Service 15 % Administration 0 Open Posting Date Open Until Filled Yes To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 08/23/2017 Number of Vacancies 2-3 Desired Start Date 08/15/2018 Position End Date Position Summary

The School of Social Work invites applications for faculty positions at the assistant of associate professor rank. The 9-month tenure/tenure-track appointment will begin January, 2018 or August, 2018.

Applicants are sought with an expertise in behavioral health (mental health, alcohol and drug prevention/treatment, suicide, obesity), human-animal interventions, aging, child welfare, health/well-being, or social justice which enhance the existing research strengths in our School, College, and University. However, applicants with other research expertise are invited to apply. Successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain a nationally recognized externally funded research program, and to integrate their research into current and new academic courses. Applicants should understand and be able to facilitate conversations around privilege, oppression, and intersecting social identities.

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY

Inspired by its land-grant heritage, Colorado State University is committed to excellence, setting the standard for public research universities in teaching, research, service and extension. CSU is a Carnegie Research university (very high research activity), and has been designated a Carnegie Community Engagement university. According to the latest edition of U.S. News and Report, CSU ranks in the top 10% in the country, thanks to an ongoing commitment to boost faculty excellence, expand student scholarships and investment in capital improvements across campus.

THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

The School of Social Work reflects Colorado State University’s land grant mission of research, teaching, and service/engagement. Departmental faculty conduct innovative research with an emphasis on aging, behavioral health and child welfare. The School of Social Work offers unique opportunities for individuals who wish to pursue an academic career in a dynamic, collegial environment. We are committed to our goal of producing nationally and internationally recognized research programs and graduates that are focused on enhancing human health and well-being. Successful candidates will have strong support in research and teaching, have excellent colleagues, and potential for collaborative opportunities within the department, college, and with relevant units on and off campus.

The School of Social Work is one of eight academic units in the College of Health and Human Sciences. The School of Social Work at Colorado State University is ranked among the top 25% of graduate programs in the country by U.S. News and World Report. To learn more about the School of Social Work visit our website at (http://www.ssw.chhs.colostate.edu/).

Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, an hour’s drive north of Denver. On the front range of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins has excellent schools, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a sunny climate. With a population of approximately 160,000, the city has been cited by Money Magazine as #1 for small cities in “Best Places to Live in the United States.” Forbes ranks Fort Collins as #18 for Best Places for Business and Careers with growing clean energy, bioscience and technology industries. The campus has more than 33,000 students. This year the university generated researc

Required Job Qualifications

Assistant Professor:

  • Doctoral degree in social work or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct scholarly research and publish in peer-reviewed venues
  • Personal and professional commitment to diversity and social justice as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities
  • Ability to teach theory, policy or practice courses at the BSW and MSW levels (to teach practice classes applicants must have a master’s degree in social work from an accredited social work program and a minimum of two (2) years post-master’s professional practice experience).

Associate Professor:

  • Doctoral degree in social work or a related discipline
  • An active and well-articulated research agenda with interest and ability to secure external grant funding
  • Clearly delineated and cohesive trajectory demonstrated by a consistent record of high-quality, peer-reviewed academic journal publications
  • Personal and professional commitment to diversity and social justice as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities
  • Ability to teach theory, policy or practice courses at the BSW, MSW, and PHD levels (to teach practice classes applicants must have a master’s degree in social work from an accredited social work program and a minimum of two (2) years of post-master’s professional practice experience)
  • Ability to advise MSW and PhD research projects and dissertations
  • Experience in leadership role(s) within your academic unit, university, and/or profession
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching

Preferred Job Qualifications

Assistant Professor:

  • Interest in or experience with interdisciplinary, collaborative research
  • Scholarship focused on behavioral health, human-animal interventions, aging, child welfare, health/well-being, or social justice
  • Interest in working with doctoral students

Associate Professor:

  • Experience with interdisciplinary, collaborative research
  • Experience with distance, online, and/or hybrid instruction
  • Scholarship focused on behavioral health, human-animal interventions, aging, health/well-being, child welfare, or social justice
  • Experience working with doctoral students

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample and 3 professional references directly to this posting.

Writing sample – preferably a journal article either in published or pre-print format with a notation at the top that describes your contribution/role in it. A dissertation chapter or a journal manuscript in progress are accepted.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Search Contact Karmen.Kelly@colostate.edu

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Teaching Duty/Responsibility

Assistant Professor:

  • Teach undergraduate and masters level courses for the School of Social Work both on-campus and online
  • Advise graduate students in the School of Social Work, including serving as chair or mentor of thesis and dissertation committees

Associate Professor:

  • Teach undergraduate, masters and PhD level courses for the School of Social Work both on-campus and online
  • Advise graduate students in the School of Social Work, including serving as chair or member of thesis and dissertation committees

Percentage Of Time 50% Job Duty Category Research Duty/Responsibility

  • Conduct research and advance scholarship

Percentage Of Time 35% Job Duty Category Service Duty/Responsibility

- Service on committees to advance School of Social Work initiatives
– Represent the School of Social Work across the school, university, state, regionally, and nationally

Percentage Of Time 15% References Requested

 

References Requested

 

Minimum Requested 3 Maximum Requested 3 Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Writing Samples

Optional Documents