3 Tenure Track Faculty Positions including an Endowed Chair

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York in New York

Date Posted August 18, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track

3 Tenure Track Faculty Positions including an Endowed Chair FALL 2015

The University at Buffalo is a research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities. At the University at Buffalo are the internationally known Research Institute on Addictions and newly established centers: Bioinformatics, and Clinical and Translational Research. As an urban public research university the University at Buffalo (UB) is the largest institution in the State University of New York system and one of two flagship campuses. It is an exciting time to join UB as we are currently expanding through the addition of 250 new faculty, as well as building a third, downtown medical campus. In addition, through the efforts of our president, new provost and the faculty we are involved in designing and implementing a new phase of our strategic plan, UB 2020, "Realizing UB 2020."

The School of Social Work Master's program has a unique and exciting curriculum that integrates trauma and human rights perspectives. Nationally ranked within the top 12% of accredited social work programs we enroll over 400 students and offer the MSW degree, online MSW degree, Ph.D. degree and BA/MSW, JD/MSW, MBA/MSW, MPH/MSW and MSW/Ph.D. combined programs. The Buffalo Center for Social Research (BCSR) is housed within the School of Social Work and provides faculty support in pursuing external funding. The BCSR is also home to the Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care, Immigrant and Refugee Research Institute, Institute for Sustainable Global Engagement, Institute on Innovative Aging Policy and Practice, as well as the UB/Amrita Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute. Our faculty have established strong records of community-based and interdisciplinary research and scholarship in gerontology, child welfare, housing, social policy, substance abuse, trauma, health and mental health services, and multicultural social work. As part of the UB faculty growth initiative we are adding new faculty positions.

Endowed Chair (1-position)
We are searching for an exceptional colleague to join our faculty as an endowed chair and welcome nominations for this senior faculty position. A doctorate degree and an outstanding record of teaching, scholarship and externally funded research are required. Professional leadership at the national/international levels is desired. Though an MSW is preferred, we welcome applicants with a shared identity and scholarly interest from related fields.

Assistant Professor (1-position)
We are searching for a colleague to join our faculty at the Assistant level. The successful candidate for this tenure track position will have a doctorate in Social Work or a related discipline. Though an MSW and practice experience is preferred, we welcome applicants with a shared identity and scholarly interest from related fields. Applicant must show promise to excel in research and scholarship with some preliminary work already completed.

Open Rank
Veteran and/or Military Family Research Focus (1-position)
We are searching for a colleague to join our faculty with an established record of research with Veterans and/or military families to join our newly funded Joining Forces partnership with UB's School of Nursing. The successful candidate for this tenure track position will have a doctorate in Social Work or a related discipline. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level must show promise to excel in research and scholarship with some preliminary work already completed. Applicants at the Associate Professor or Full Professor levels are expected to have funded research and a scholarly record appropriate to their rank.

Applicants are required to complete online applications at http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

For further information please contact: Catherine N. Dulmus, Ph.D., Recruitment Committee Chair, 716-645-1253, cdulmus@buffalo.edu

To learn more about us, please visit our website at: www.socialwork.buffalo.edu

State University of New York at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer/Recruiter. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu