McMaster University

McMaster University

Academic Posting in the Faculty of Social Sciences

School Of Social Work

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track

The School of Social Work at McMaster invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2014. The School offers a generalist BSW program, a research-centred MSW program and a Ph.D. program in social work and social justice. In its teaching and research, the School is committed to understanding and challenging various forms and dynamics of social inequality in a changing world, and to fostering practices and policies directed to the enhancement of social justice.

Candidates must have a degree in Social Work and a doctoral degree in Social Work or a related discipline. Areas in which we are particularly interested in expanding the School's capacity include (but are not limited to): practice, teaching and research with racialized communities and about racism, and with disability communities (espically in mental health) and about ableism; community development; and critical approaches to knowledge - building and knowledge- mobilzation. Successful applicants will have practice experience and facility in teaching direct practice, and be able to contribute in the undergraduate and graduate programs and to graduate supervision. They will be developing independent programs of research, building links with relevant justice and equity seeking community and professional groups, and communicating the results of their work in peer-reviewed publications.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.

Applications and enquiries will be treated confidentially. Applications, including a current curriculum vitae, a representative sample of academic writing, evidence of teaching effectiveness and the names of three referees should be sent to:

Dr. Jane Aronson, Director
School of Social Work
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, KTH-319
Hamilton  ON   L8S 4M4

Email:  aronsonj@mcmaster.ca

Website: http://www.socsci.mcmaster.ca/socwork/

Review of applications will begin on January 6, 2014. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted October 8, 2013

Note: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at Extension 222-HR (22247).

 

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