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Assistant Professor

Apply now Job no: 501391
Department: Family Science & Social Work
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Assistant Professor

Job Summary:

Assistant Professor (multiple positions) to teach graduate and undergraduate social work courses; advise students; develop a research and publications agenda; seek external grant funding, as appropriate; and be engaged in service at the departmental, college, University, and professional discipline levels. Each Assistant Professor position is tenure-track and begins in August 2023.

The Department of Family Science and Social Work (FSW) promotes a comprehensive understanding of the interconnected relationships between theory, research, and practice (e.g., prevention, intervention) by incorporating knowledge, values, and skills from the fields of social work, human development, and family science. Our programs prepare students to ethically respond to the complex needs of individuals, families, communities, groups, and organizations, from a global, social justice orientation. Faculty value the role of intersectionality, positionality, and critical reflexivity in their work.

The College of Education, Health and Society (EHS):  Founded in 1902, the College of Education, Health, and Society was Miami University’s first professional school and home to Miami’s first graduate of color. CEHS continues to lead the way with the highest percentage of diverse students and faculty across the university. The College embraces the rich opportunities available for cross-disciplinary collaboration across its six departments (Educational Leadership; Educational Psychology; Family Science and Social Work; Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health; Sport Leadership and Management; and Teaching, Curriculum, and Educational Inquiry).

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s in social work and PhD in social work or a closely related field by date of appointment.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and social justice for oppressed and marginalized populations, as well as an awareness of intersectionality, positionality, and critical reflexivity in their work; a research and/or practice focus on trauma-informed or trauma-responsive care; and two or more years post MSW social work practice experience;  will demonstrate commitment to ethics, diversity, equity, and inclusion; have one or more years of teaching and research experience at the Assistant Professor level.   

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit a letter of application detailing interest and qualifications, full curriculum vitae, and a one-page diversity statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, service, and/or research.  Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Sean Newsome at newsomws@miamioh.edu or Dr. Anthony James at jamesag2@miamioh.edu. Inquiries about the application process may be directed to Mrs. Bonnie Crabtree at crabtrbf@miamioh.edu

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
 
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
 
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
 
Labor Law Posters for Applicants:

Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

Benefit Eligible:

Yes

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin March 20, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

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