Assistant Professor in Social Work

University of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI

Full-time | Part-time

Title: Assistant Professor (Social Work)
Position Number: 0083941
Hiring Unit: Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, Department of Social Work
Location: UH at Manoa
Date Posted: October 17, 2019
Closing Date: December 3, 2019
Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type: 9 Month
Tenure Track: Tenure
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Other Conditions: To begin approximately August 2020, or as soon thereafter as possible. Applicants who are ABD will be accepted, however, degree requirements must be met by effective date of appointment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct research or undertake comparable scholarly activity, seek extramural funding, and publish in peer-reviewed journals
Supervise independent study research activities and participate on committees in charge of candidates for advanced degrees
Teach assigned courses across programs (graduate and undergraduate) and modalities
Serve as an academic advisor to students
Participate in curriculum development activities
Serve on department, school, and University committees
Render service to the profession and community which is relevant to the individual's academic specialty
Perform related tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate from a college or university of recognized standing in social work or related field
Demonstrated ability as a teacher
Demonstrated scholarly achievements
Poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others

Desirable Qualifications:
Scholarly work focused on social determinants of health, mental health or other issues that contribute to the mission of the School to create and disseminate new knowledge to increase social justice for the global enterprise with special attention to Native Hawaiian, other Pacific Islander, and/or Asian populations
Successful record of, or demonstrated potential for, funded grants
Strong commitment to, knowledge of, and/or experience with the University of Hawai'i at Manoa mission and purpose of positioning the university as a leading indigenous-serving higher education institution
Demonstrated ability or interest in using instructional technology in teaching
Master's degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited college or university of recognized standing in social work (or MSW equivalent)
Two years post-MSW practice experience

To Apply:
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Applicants must submit the following:
Cover letter indicating interest in the position and how the minimum and desirable qualifications are met
Curriculum vitae
Names and contact information (including e-mail address) of at least 3 professional references
One published article or other writing sample
Copies of educational transcripts with confidential information redacted (i.e. social security number, date of birth, etc.). Official transcripts are required upon hire

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