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PSU School of Social Work
PORTLAND, OR, United States
12 days ago
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PSU School of Social Work
PORTLAND, Oregon, United States
12 days ago


The  Bachelor of Social Work program at Portland State University’s School of Social Work invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position. The position is a nine-month, full-time academic appointment. Our program seeks candidates with experience and capacity to teach across the BSW curriculum. Successful candidates may also be asked to teach courses in our partnering unit, the School of Gender, Race, and Nations (SGRN).  Successful candidates will facilitate the growth of undergraduate community-based research and social work practice in the region. Candidates are expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda. All research areas will be considered, although we especially seek candidates who specialize in immigration; addictions; environmental justice; disability; gerontology; global/international social work; and research with, for, and/or by Native/Indigenous or Black/African American communities. 

We are looking for candidates who can advance our commitment to racial equity and to centering, in our curriculum, the ideas of historically marginalized and critical scholars. We wish to hire candidates with demonstrated success teaching first-generation students and students from historically marginalized and minoritized groups including: Native American, African American, Latinx, LGBT and queer students, and students with disabilities. Priority will be given to candidates with experience teaching community- based research who demonstrate a strong commitment to student-centered pedagogy and engaged learning. Ideal candidates will also have practice experience and online teaching and course development experience. 

Candidates who demonstrate an interest in and ability to move forward the mission, values, and vision of the School, particularly those with knowledge of and demonstrated commitment to racial equity and emancipatory frameworks, are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply 
Please read the full job announcements at the PSU Website, see the following link:
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Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Institution that welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.  Our university community values campus diversity and we encourage members of historically under-represented groups to apply.


Minimum Qualifications:

- PhD or DSW in social work or related discipline (e.g., public health, human development/family studies, education). Candidates who are ABD may be considered; the PhD must be officially awarded on or before September 15, 2022
- Demonstrated interest in the integration of research and scholarship, teaching, and service to school, university, state, and profession.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60875034
  • Location:
    PORTLAND, Oregon, United States
  • Company Name: PSU School of Social Work
  • Position Title: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
  • Job Function: Faculty
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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