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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor - SSW

Wayne State University
Midtown, NJ
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Jan 15, 2022

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Posting Number 045979 Position Title Assistant Professor/Associate Professor - SSW Number of Vacancies 1 School/College/Division/Institutes/Centers 13 - College of Social Work Primary Department H1301-Deans Office Social Work Working Conditions Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Wayne State University requires all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: Essential Functions (Job Duties) The School of Social Work at Wayne State University (WSU) in Detroit, Michigan is committed to its urban mission. We invite applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are looking for an outstanding candidate with focused research, exemplary teaching, and commitment to community engagement. Evidence of a beginning research trajectory, potential for external funding and some teaching experience is desirable at the Assistant Professor rank. Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure requires a strong record of research, external funding, publications, teaching and service. Content Area for Interested Candidates: Behavioral Health and Criminal/Legal Systems; Assistant or Associate Professor. We are interested in a dynamic leader in both these areas expertise who can collaborate as part of our Center for Behavioral Health and Justice; capitalizing on the ongoing research, evaluation and technical assistance currently in place in 26 counties across the state with a team of over 40 full time employees. We seek scholars with expertise in behavioral health including mental health, substance misuse, and /or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. We prefer candidates with expertise in criminal/legal systems include one or more of the following: law enforcement, diversion, courts, community supervision, jails, prisons and/or reentry. We are particularly interested in recruiting a scholar whose research agenda is integrated across these two disparate systems and can be effective 'boundary spanners' in developing, implementing and evaluating interventions at the individual and policy levels. Because the genesis of problems facing individuals involved in the justice system are multidimensional, faculty in the position will be strongly linked with Wayne State University scholars in other departments and colleges such as Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychiatry, General Medicine and Public Health. Unique Duties Qualifications An earned doctorate in social work or related field (e.g., psychology, criminal justice, sociology) An earned MSW is preferred A record of scholarly publications (particularly for those applying as Associate) A track record of external funding preferred, particularly for those applying as Associate Training/experience in intervention research and evaluation preferred Strong analytic ability (quantitative/qualitative analysis) Experience in primary data collection preferred Commitment to and ability to teach within a social work curriculum Interpersonal skills that facilitate communication and connection in diverse communities and disciplines Teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: research methods, policy, macro practice, and human behavior. Preferred Qualifications Testing Requirements Not Applicable Test Scheduling Job Type Full-Time Job Category Faculty and Academic Staff **Duration of Posting** Fiscal Year of Job Open Date 2022 Job Open Date (When job is posted in the system) 11-09-2021 Job Close Date (or until suitable candidate is found) 07-31-2022 Is this position reposted? No Reposting Reason: None (New Posting) **Application Information** Background Check Requirements University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting to work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required. Instructions for submitting your application: Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching, research and diversity statements as well as the names and full contact information of three references and one writing sample. The teaching, research & diversity statement may be uploaded into the "Publications or "Other" files. Attachments may need to be reduced to meet the maximum file size limit. Represented Position Message **Funding/Salary Information** Salary (Minimum) (Non-Academic Only) Salary (Hire Max) (Non-Academic Only) Salary (Maximum) (Non-Academic Only) Hourly Rate (Non-Academic Only) Salary Range (Academic Only) TBD Is Position Bump Ineligible? (Non-Academic, Represented positions only. Select 'No' for Academic. Select N/A if Non-represented.) **NOTE: If 'Yes' is selected, then this is a Bump Ineligible Position (BIP). The person who bids or hires into this 100% grant funded position has no bumping rights upon grant expiration or in a reduction of force. N/A Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Disabled/Vets

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