The Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant rank beginning August 2023. Duties include establishing an excellent, forward-looking research program, strong teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate level, and service to the School of Social Work, the university, and the profession. The normal teaching load in the School of Social Work is four courses per year at the undergraduate and/or graduate level (two courses per semester).
We welcome candidates of all specializations relevant to social work. An ability to teach in all program levels (i.e., undergraduate, master's, doctoral) is required. The successful candidate's research, teaching, and service clearly demonstrate an understanding of anti-oppressive practice and policy. The successful candidate will work to proactively support the expansion of diversity among all components of the School, and ensure an inclusive, fair, and equitable environment that fosters engagement.
Duties include establishing an excellent, forward-looking research program, strong teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate level, and service to the School of Social Work, the university, and the profession. The normal teaching load in the School of Social Work is four courses per year at the undergraduate and/or graduate level (two courses per semester).
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Required Ph.D. in Social Work or a related field that is conferred by the start of the appointment.
Candidate must demonstrate the capacity to conduct an innovative program of research important to social work and responsive, effective teaching and service to the school, university and profession.
The Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work is committed to advancing diversity in all areas, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement at all levels. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter and indicate their experience, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 21, 2023
Negotiable ACADEMIC (9 months)
The School of Social Work strives to enhance human well-being and promote human rights, social and economic justice through five academic programs, in partnership with hundreds of community agencies, and based on almost a century of experience. The faculty of the School of Social Work are committed to rigorous research aimed at advancing knowledge about social work, social welfare, and intervention strategies. The faculty is highly interdisciplinary, working in fields such as human development, psychology, public affairs, economics, urban planning, sociology, and social work and have a long history of excellence in research, in teaching, and as practicing social workers. Many faculty are affiliated with research centers on campus that foster a dynamic intellectual environment and invite collaboration such as the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP), The Center for Demography and Ecology (CDE), The Waisman Center, the UW Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR) and the Center for Financial Security (CFS) to name a few. The department provides an excellent environment for the development of an outstanding research program and a vibrant place to learn and teach.
How to Apply:
To apply, go to http://jobs.wisc.edu at JOBS at UW and search for PVL 265902. To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload: 1) C.V., 2) cover letter, 3) 3 writing samples (in ONE document), 4) a statement addressing past and potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and service, 5) names and contact information for 3 references. Please make sure all documents include applicant's name in title. The Search Committee is chaired by Dr. Kristen Slack, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For full consideration, all materials must be received no later than 11:55pm on October 24, 2022. However, the position will remain open until filled.
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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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