Assistant, Associate or Professor (based on qualifications)

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant, Associate or Professor (based on qualifications)
Department Name 26200-Social Work-Academic Programs
Position Number 26983
Position Details

The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work is accepting applications for two (2) tenure track faculty positions beginning September 1, 2018. A strong research and scholarly background is expected. Applicants will be considered at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (rank open based on academic qualifications).

The School of Social Work is a top-ranked school offering a wide variety of multidisciplinary opportunities. The School offers BASW, MSW and Ph.D. programs, which includes joint programs in Law, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, and Theology . It hosts one of the nation’s leading Centers for training in the area of Child Welfare, and the Center on Race and Social Problems. The School also provides numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborative research on health with the School of Medicine, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in an intellectually stimulating and supportive environment.


Earned doctorate in social work or a related discipline is required, with clear potential for high­ impact scholarly research activity. Two years post-MSW practice experience is preferred, but not required.


We are considering applicants with a strong and productive research focus. Scholarship in mental health, addiction, dissemination/implementation, or health services research is of particular interest, although candidates may demonstrate a productive focus in any area of social work research .

Application Process

Please submit a letter of application outlining research, practice and teaching experiences along with a curriculum vita and two samples of scholarly work to:

Shaun M. Eack, Ph.D.
Chair, Faculty Search Committee
University of Pittsburgh
School of Social Work 2117
Cathedral of Learning Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.
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The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 11/06/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/06/2018
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