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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (Tenure Track)

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (Tenure Track)
Requisition Number FE02787
Working Title
Department Name 8T110:College of Social Work
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
MSW (or equivalent) and PhD in Social Work or a related field (ABD will be considered)
Required Related Experience
Strong potential for securing external funding and producing high-quality scholarship.  Ability to foster, develop, and/or maintain positive professional relationships with local, state, federal, and private social service agencies/organizations/associations.
Required License/Registration/Certification
none
Job Summary
Due to unprecedented growth, the College of Social Work (CoSW) at the University of Kentucky is seeking applicants for tenure-eligible positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate, or Full Professor ranks, beginning August 2022. 
 
Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain a dynamic, externally funded research program and strong record of high-impact scholarship (e.g., publications, presentations, etc.). In addition, successful candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Candidates with research/teaching interests and expertise in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: clinical practice; behavioral health; substance use disorder(s); child welfare; interpersonal violence; health disparities; community engagement; and/ or, differential system impacts among underrepresented groups.
 
Applicants are requested to submit the following:
• Letter of interest detailing applicant’s goodness of fit for the position, a brief discussion of research agenda, and relevant teaching experience. (Upload as Specific Request #1)
• Curriculum Vitae

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2022-03-16 Expires: 2022-07-17

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