The Baccalaureate Social Work Program of the School of Social Work, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites nominations and applications for a full-time ten-month tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2022. The program is the BSW component of the School of Social Work at University of Maryland, Baltimore. The successful candidate should have demonstrated experience teaching social work courses, a promising research agenda, a commitment to and experience in fostering inclusive excellence, a commitment to connecting with a diverse student body, an earned doctorate in social work or a related field, and a Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW) with at least two years post-MSW practice experience.
UMBC is a dynamic mid-sized public research university that values undergraduate teaching and student mentoring. With over 13,500 undergraduate and graduate students, the campus reflects the wealth of ethnic and cultural diversity of the Baltimore-Washington region. UMBC’s Social Work Program presents an opportunity to work with a diverse student population, and collaborate with community and academic partners to enhance the learning of future social workers and build knowledge toward social justice. We are looking for a dynamic faculty member, who values the richness of our student population, incorporates a global perspective, exhibits an understanding of oppression and discrimination, and demonstrates a commitment to vulnerable populations as seen by their teaching, scholarship, and service.
UMBC tops the U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of “Up and Coming” national universities, a designation recognizing universities that consistently find innovative ways to improve students’ educational experiences. UMBC was also recently recognized as first in the nation for undergraduate teaching. The university is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. The campus and School of Social Work are deeply committed to faculty diversity.
Applications should be addressed to Dr. Jayshree Jani and submitted through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/89443. Applications should include a 1) letter of interest describing teaching and research interests, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of experience with and commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, 4) a writing sample, 5) names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. For best consideration, please apply by December 1, 2021. Application materials will be accepted until the position is filled. If you have questions, please contact Jayshree Jani at email@example.com.
Screening of Applications Begins:
Review of application materials will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
UMBC, an honors university serving more than 11,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students, is one of two public universities in Maryland to achieve the “doctoral/research university-extensive” Carnegie classification. Located just outside Baltimore and 45 minutes from Washington, DC, the campus is growing rapidly under dynamic leadership.
Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We will advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds. The successful candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts (https://diversity.umbc.edu/).
The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMBC, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMBC, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Further information is available at: https://covid19.umbc.edu/vaccine/
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About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.