Social Work Assistant or Associate Professor Tenure Track

  • University of Minnesota Duluth, Department of Social Work
  • Duluth, Minnesota
  • Sep 22, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

The Department of Social Work at the University of Minnesota, Duluth has a full-time, tenure track faculty position available at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor for its MSW and BSW programs beginning August 22, 2022. Job duties and responsibilities include teaching, advising, research, and service. We strongly encourage individuals who hold underrepresented and/or marginalized identities, especially American Indian and other Indigenous people, to apply.

Required qualifications include:

  • PhD or Doctorate in Social Work or related field (e.g. Education, Public Health, Sociology, Psychology, American Indian Studies) completed by the start of the contract;
  • active commitment to working with diverse populations and fostering socially just, culturally responsive, and antiracist practices in higher education, social work, or community settings;
  • clearly articulated research agenda;
  • MSW from a CSWE- accredited or ISWDRES-approved program; and
  • eligibility for Social Work licensure in Minnesota.

Applicants are preferred to have some of the following qualifications:

  • demonstrated teaching success;
  • strong experience, knowledge base and commitment to American Indian and/or other Indigenous people and communities;
  • strong communication skills;
  • intercultural effectiveness;
  • experience and interest in departmental administration;
  • 2/2+ years of Social Work practice;
  • background in clinical, health care, aging, or youth social work.

Associate Professor candidates must also possess a distinguished record of academic achievement (scholarly research or other creative work, teaching, and service).

The University of Minnesota requires an online application for this position. To apply, go to and search for job opening 342786. Click on the job title to view the job details and application instructions. Complete applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2021. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.