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  • 1.  Hood College is Hiring!

    Posted Jan 12, 2024 10:17

    Hood College, a small liberal arts school located in Frederick, Maryland, is hiring an Assistant Professor of Social Work!

    The Hood College Department of Sociology and Social Work, housed in the School of Behavioral and Health Sciences, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track social work position beginning August 2024.  The Department awards a Bachelor of Arts degree in social work and is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The Department is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment, with a focus on diversifying the faculty. We are seeking faculty who have a demonstrated ability, or strong potential for success, in teaching across our generalist social work curriculum while contributing to the diversity and excellence in our programs and courses through their research, teaching, and service. In addition to teaching 21 credits per year, the faculty member will be expected to advise social work majors, engage in scholarship and professional development activities, and provide service in support of the program, department, and college. As per the School of Behavioral and Health Sciences goals, interdisciplinary collaboration and research with undergraduate and graduate students is encouraged.


    By the position start date, applicants must have a doctorate in social work (DSW/PhD) or a related field and a master's degree in social work from CSWE accredited institutions, at least two years of post-master's social work practice experience, and some teaching experience in an accredited social work program. Candidates should be licensed, or license-eligible, as a social worker in Maryland. Candidates must have demonstrated experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. 

    Qualified candidates are invited to apply online. When applying, please submit: 

    1. A letter of intent
    2. Curriculum vitae
    3. Teaching philosophy
    4. Concise equity and inclusion statement reflecting relevant experience and leadership in serving students from historically oppressed populations.

    For full consideration, please apply by March 15, 2024.

    To read the full job post and/or apply, click here.


    Michelle Gricus
    Program Director
    Hood College
    Frederick MD