Social Work Professor (Contract line, OPEN RANK)

Updated: 10 months ago
Location: New York City, NEW YORK
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.  


We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 6,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.


Established in 1957, the Wurzweiler School of Social Work (WSSW) offers a "methods-based" curriculum and concentrations in clinical casework, social group work and community social work/administration. WSSW enjoys an international reputation for academic excellence within the larger academic community of Yeshiva University.



EFFECTIVE DATE: January or September 2018                                                       


SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience


The Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University in New York, NY seeks a contract faculty member (rank commensurate with qualifications) for MSW/DSW program.



  • Teach social work research courses
  • Student mentoring and advisement
  • Engage in scholarly research and publication
  • Participate in ongoing program assessment and curriculum development
  • Serve on program, college, and university committees

All applications must include a letter of intent addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications, statement of teaching philosophy and research focus, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation and a writing example (copy of recent publications).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited social work program and a DSW or a Ph.D. in Social Work or a doctoral degree in a related field; strong potential for excellence in teaching (classroom and on-line), and an ability to teach Practice and areas of Health Care and Mental Health. The candidate must articulate a clear, focused research agenda with plans for external funding.


DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  University teaching experience and a record of scholarly publications and successful grant activity, a demonstrated commitment to working with a thriving and diverse MSW/PhD student body and a faculty who values faculty governance and community partnerships.

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