Assistant or Associate Professor

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 007499
Working Title Assistant or Associate Professor
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College College of Health & Human Svc (Col)
Department School of Social Work
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The mission is to prepare competent social workers and promote community well-being and social justice through teaching, scholarship, and service with special attention to vulnerable populations.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This position will have teaching responsibilities in the BSW Program, MSW Program, and/or the College of Health and Human Services Health Services Research doctoral program. All faculty members provide service to the University, community, and profession

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Candidates must possess a doctorate in social work or a related field or expect completion of the requirements for a doctorate by August 15, 2018. If a candidate possesses a doctorate in a related field, an MSW from a CSWE-accredited program is required. Two years of full-time post MSW practice experience or equivalent qualifications are required to teach practice courses. Candidate should also demonstrate ability to contribute to diversity initiatives as articulated in the School’s mission.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications
Special Notes to Applicants

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:

a) cover letter describing qualifications, including teaching philosophy and research agenda
b) CV
c) sample of one recently published work
d) list of three references with contact information

For questions or to arrange a confidential discussion about this position, contact the Search Committee Chairperson: Dr. Suzanne Boyd at 704-687-7945 or We will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All inquiries and applications will be confidential.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be submit to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date 01/11/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Unofficial Transcripts