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Assistant Professor

Job no: 493812
Work type: Faculty
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Social Work

Application Instructions:

 Apply via Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/109846


Baccalaureate Social Work Program


For more information visit: Social Work Program

Anticipated Start Date:

August 23, 2023

About the Position:

UMBC Baccalaureate Social Work Program--Full Time Tenure Track Assistant Professor


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, nine-month, tenure track, faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2023.  The program is the BSW component of the School of Social Work at University of Maryland, Baltimore.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to contribute to a diverse learning environment and facilitate student learning on anti-racist and anti-oppressive social work practice, experience teaching social work courses, a promising research agenda, 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 14,000 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.  


U.S. News and World Report’s ranks UMBC as one of the top universities in the nation; it is among the best for innovation and undergraduate education. 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. Nancy Kusmaul and submitted through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/109846.  Applications should include a 1) letter of interest describing teaching and research interests, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement on their ability to contribute to a diverse learning environment and facilitate student learning on anti-racist and anti-oppressive social work practice, 4) a writing sample, 5) names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.  For best consideration, please apply by December 1, 2022.  Application materials will be accepted until the position is filled.  If you have questions, please contact Nancy Kusmaul (nkusmaul@umbc.edu) . UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Screening of Applications Begins: Review of application materials will begin December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.   
About UMBC:

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/).

 Equal Opportunity Statement:  UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Title IX: As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. For more information about Title IX and contact information for Title IX Coordinator click here.   
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Applications close: Open Until Filled

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