Tenure Track Faculty, School of Social Work

Updated: about 2 hours ago
Location: Cincinnati, OHIO

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati School of Social Work is searching for a full-time faculty member who will contribute to the department’s teaching, research, and service missions.  This is a 9-MONTH per year position with rank commensurate with education and experience.

Essential Functions

This position is primarily responsible for advancing a personal research agenda, teaching in relevant content areas, and service to the School of Social Work and College of Allied Health Sciences. Research activity includes, but is not limited to, pursuit of funding, student mentorship, and dissemination of research findings. Faculty from the Department and College enjoy several collaborations with highly regarded, local, health and educational entities such as the Cincinnati Public Schools, the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs, and UC Health as well as over 200 social service and behavioral health care agencies. Within the University, there are several collaborations with the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services, as well as the Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy and Medicine, including University of Cincinnati Neurorecovery Lab, a lab dedicated to accelerating clinical and research program in stroke recovery and aphasia. The School also houses the James E. Gruber Endowed Fund for Aging Education which supports programming for interprofessional education in gerontological practice.

Minimum Requirements
  • Master of Social Work -AND- PhD in Social Work or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience
  • Minimum of 2 years post MSW practice experience
  • Prior scholarly works published or presented
  • Current knowledge and skill in the use of computer technology and educational learning management systems
  • Strong organizational skills; strong interpersonal skills including communication, problem solving, conflict management, and follow-through
  • Ability to work independently
  • Interest and ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to assist with tasks assigned by Department Chair
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion

Additional Qualifications Considered
  • Research expertise in in gerontology, substance use and/or health disparities or healthcare practice
  • Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels
  • Demonstrated student mentorship experience
  • Prior grant funding
  • Experience teaching online

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Application Process

Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered for this Tenure Track role:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of 3 professional references
  • Teaching statement
  • Research statement


Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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