Social Work Education

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    Posted Oct 07, 2022 13:35

    Salem State University School of Social Work is  looking for an amazing MSW tenure-track faculty member to start September 2023! 

    We are looking for expertise in health/mental health policy history/analysis, agency management

    We are an emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution and we are 16 miles north of Boston!

    A little bit about our university community: 

    The School of Social Work offers both an MSW and BSW education to approximately 500 students and, was recently named one of the Top 100 Schools of Social Work (#96) by U.S. News and World Report. The MSW Program offers students a comprehensive graduate experience focused on integrated practice for health and behavioral health. Students can create a unique MSW experience through their choices of electives and can complete the program in one or more years, full- or part-time via the following study plans: Advanced Standing, Fall-Start, or Wednesday online Cohort.

    As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Salem State University seeks to enrich the faculty ranks by actively encouraging candidates whose lived and scholarly experiences directly address issues regarding the health, welfare, and representation of Latinx populations in the United States. Candidates who meet this strongly desired qualification should present documented activities in Latinx-related teaching, scholarship/research, and service, including community-based endeavors in each of these three areas

    Salem State University values, celebrates and appreciates diversity in all its forms and endeavors to create a space that reflects the campus community population which it serves. Our students come to Salem State University from 38 states and 48 countries and reflect the demographics of the greater Boston community in which we live. We are passionate about providing an experience for them and our fellow staff and faculty, where everyone can feel supported while they explore, learn, and celebrate their identities, similarities, and differences. We welcome you to come celebrate with us and become a member of our community.


    Required Qualifications for MSW tenure track position:

    Earned PhD in social work or a related field (or ABD with significant progress can be considered); minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience; experience with collaboration and collegiality; experience with teaching intro policy, health/mental health policy and agency practice/management courses; experience with academic advising; and experience promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment. 


    Preferred Qualifications for MSW tenure track position:

    Earned PhD in social work, DSW, or doctorate in a related field; previous university/college teaching experience in social work at an accredited institution at the graduate level; and experience with hybrid and on-line teaching; ability to teach across the curriculum. Click or tap if you trust this link.">

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and (unofficial) transcripts.


    Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.  


    This position is eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.


    Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.

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    Beth Massaro
    Associate Dean for Social Work