Job Number: R1001632
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The Department of Social Work and Child Advocacy at Montclair State University invites applications for a one-year, full-time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 1, 2021, with principal assignment in the Master of Social Work Program. Area of specialization is open, but expertise must intersect with children, youth, and families. The department offers minors in Child Advocacy and Policy and in Social Work, a BA and MA in Child Advocacy and Policy, and an MSW with a concentration in children, youth, and families. The responsibilities of the current position include teaching with principal assignment in the department's Social Work programs, but with the expectation to teach in the Child Advocacy and Policy programs, as well. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and social work practice.
The Department of Social Work and Child Advocacy at Montclair State University is a community of interdisciplinary scholars and practitioners who prepare undergraduate and graduate students to be leaders in the promotion of child and family wellbeing. Guided by the principles of social, economic, environmental, and racial justice, we combine the fields of psychology, social work, and law to improve lives at every stage of human development. Through our scholarship we create knowledge, that when combined with our practice approaches advance child advocacy and social work initiatives to serve the wider community. Our interdisciplinary curriculum equips graduates with the requisite knowledge and skills required in their professions including an understanding of policies and systems, human development, and evidence-based and culturally-sensitive practices.
MSW degree from CSWE-accredited program; Ph.D. in social work or allied profession or DSW; will consider ABD.
Minimum 2 years direct practice experience, ideally with children, youth and families in a social work practice setting.
Ability and willingness to teach individual, group, family therapy, and field education.
Specialization open, but must intersect with children, youth, and families.
Experience with graduate-level field work experience as a field or task supervisor helpful.
Understanding of 2015 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) helpful.
Some college teaching experience required; prior supervision of graduate and/or undergraduate students in applied settings preferred. Demonstrated commitment to social, economic, environmental, and racial justice.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. They should discuss their commitment to and/or experiences with addressing issues related to social, economic, environmental, and racial justice. This information can be uploaded in Workday during the application process by using the "apply" link below.
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