The Baccalaureate Social Work Program of the School of Social Work, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites nominations and applications for a full-time ten-month tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2020. The program is the BSW component of the School of Social Work at University of Maryland, Baltimore. The successful candidate should have demonstrated experience teaching social work courses (experience teaching social welfare policy is preferred), a promising research agenda, a commitment to and experience in fostering inclusive excellence, a commitment to connecting with a diverse student body, an earned doctorate in social work or a related field, and a Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW) with at least two years post-MSW practice experience.
UMBC is a dynamic mid-sized public research university that values undergraduate teaching and student mentoring. With over 13,500 undergraduate and graduate students, the campus reflects the wealth of ethnic and cultural diversity of the Baltimore-Washington region. UMBC’s Social Work Program presents an opportunity to work with a diverse student population, and collaborate with community and academic partners to enhance the learning of future social workers and build knowledge toward social justice. We are looking for a dynamic faculty member, who values the richness of our student population, incorporates a global perspective, exhibits an understanding of oppression and discrimination, and demonstrates a commitment to vulnerable populations as seen by their teaching, scholarship, and service.
UMBC tops the U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of “Up and Coming” national universities, a designation recognizing universities that consistently find innovative ways to improve students’ educational experiences. UMBC was also recently recognized as first in the nation for undergraduate teaching. The university is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. The campus and School of Social Work are deeply committed to faculty diversity.
Applications should be addressed to Dr. Jayshree Jani and submitted via Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/67895 Applications should include a 1) letter of interest describing teaching and research interests, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of experience with and commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, 4) a writing sample, 5) names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. For best consideration, please apply by December 1, 2019. Application materials will be accepted until the position is filled. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Jayshree Jani at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UMBC, an honors university serving more than 11,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students, is one of two public universities in Maryland to achieve the “doctoral/research university-extensive” Carnegie classification. Located just outside Baltimore and 45 minutes from Washington, DC, the campus is growing rapidly under dynamic leadership.
Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We will advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds. The successful candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts (https://diversity.umbc.edu/).