Assistant/Associate Professor (Social Work)

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • May 05, 2022
Full time Social Work

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Assistant/Associate Professor (Social Work)

Job Title
Assistant/Associate Professor (Social Work)

Prairie View A&M University

Dept of Social Work

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Master of Social Work (MSW) Program, housed in the Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences at Prairie View A&M University, invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position for the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor with primary duties in clinical instruction to teach in the online MSW program. Candidates should have a clinical license, extensive experience with online course development, and familiarity with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) core competencies, and accreditation standards. Candidates should also have the knowledge, expertise, and the ability to teach in specialized areas such as medical/ behavioral health incorporating Africentric social work perspectives. Primary responsibilities for this faculty position include teaching in the online MSW program, conducting a research agenda with strong potential for extramural funding, contributing to the development of online courses and accreditation of the MSW program, and providing service to the department, college, University, and community. This appointment begins Fall 2022.

  • Teach assigned courses, advise students, participate in curriculum and program development, serve on committees, actively engage in research and publications.
  • Engage in student recruitment, teaching, research and publishing, take on committee assignments at all levels of the University, and provide service to the community and the profession.
  • Engage actively in scholarly activities aimed at publication, grant proposal writing, and paper presentations at professional conferences.

Required Education & Experience:
  • An MSW (Master of Social Work) from a CSWE (Council on Social Work Education) accredited program).
  • Earned doctorate in Social Work or related field.
  • LMSW Clinical licensure .
  • Five years post-MSW practice experience, at least three years of which must be direct clinical practice.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Online teaching experience (the Candidate must be certified to teach online prior to teaching assignment).
  • Online Canvas course development experience
  • Licensed in the State of Texas
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice and experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations
  • A record of publication commensurate with appointment at the rank of assistant/associate professor and evidence of ongoing research projects
  • A record of extramural funding
  • Evidence of effective teaching at the graduate levels
  • Strong collegial, communication, and collaborative teamwork skills
  • Evidence of a relational approach to working with students and colleagues; and
  • Knowledge of relevant national accrediting bodies and professional standards, including CSWE accreditation processes.

Job Posting Close Date:
  • Open Until Filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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