Arizona State University in Arizona

Deadline August 15, 2014
Date Posted June 20, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Applications are invited for a tenure line Open Rank position in Tucson to start Spring semester, 2015. The position includes administrative responsibility as Tucson  Program Coordinator, as well as research and teaching responsibilities consistent with a research university faculty position. Areas of research expertise are open, but expertise in health and health disparities, behavioral health, children and families, or macro practice is preferred. Experience in working with culturally diverse populations is especially valued. Interest in immigration and border issues, and related social problems, also is desirable. 

The Tucson  Program Coordinator will be responsible for the day to day operations of the School of Social Work Tucson campus and will report to the Director of the School of Social Work. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in social work or a related field. An MSW is preferred. An established scholarly research agenda that has the potential for external funding to support the program of research is essential, as is evidence of  exemplary teaching performance.  


Arizona State University School of Social Work offers the BSW, MSW and Ph.D. degrees, with locations in the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus and in Tucson. ASU is a leading research university committed to expanding educational access, use-inspired and community embedded research, and using research and teaching to transform society. The SSW is a vibrant community of scholar-teachers committed to having a racially and culturally diverse faculty and student body. The Schools curriculum, research, and community partnerships emphasize understanding and respect for the unique social, political, and cultural diversity of the Southwest.

ASU provides an intellectually collegial and supportive environment that fosters interdisciplinary and international research.  Our strong research and educational infrastructure includes the NIH/NIMHD funded Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center, the Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy, Title IV-E Child Welfare Programs at the BSW and MSW levels, and the Office of American Indian Projects. The School engages in collaborative projects across the State of Arizona and is an active participant in the diverse urban and community life of Phoenix and Tucson. 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications.  Early application is advised.  Candidates must submit a curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three professional references, and a statement of research agenda, teaching interests, and administrative background and philosophy.

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