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Assistant Professor, Social Work
Title:Assistant Professor, Social Work
Department:College of Arts and Sciences
Location:Van Ness

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular Tenure Track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: ES0004/0000/04


Salary Range: $42,974 - $67,813


Closing Date: September 17, 2017

Location: 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

The Assistant Professor, Social Work teaches undergraduate courses that include knowledge and skills in application of Human Behavior and Social Environment and Social Work Research content in preparation of the social work generalist; advises and mentors students and provides leadership for collaborative research activities that include student participation. The faculty member is expected to participate in program, department, college and university service activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teach professional foundation curriculum in the areas of research and human behavior for application in the

    context of generalist social work practice and social work practice.

  2. Participate in update of BSW curriculum to meet 2015 Council on Social Work Education Standards.

  3. Participate in development of curriculum for an MSW curriculum including preparation of syllabi.

  4. Write grant proposals to obtain external funding to enhance program capacity and competitiveness.

  5. Develop model syllabi for assigned courses;

  6. Serve as lead faculty person for assigned areas in the professional foundation curriculum.

  7. Advise and mentor social work students on matters of academic and career success.

  8. Provide leadership for selected Social Work Program committees and activities;

  9. Work collaboratively in the conduct of research that includes opportunities for student participation

  10. Serve as an advisor to 30 + social work majors;

  11. Participate in the continuing review of program outcomes; and

  12. Other related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from a Council on Social Work Education-accredited institution; a DSW or

    Ph.D. in Social Work or a closely related field.

  • Minimum 2 year record of post master’s practice and undergraduate social work teaching experience.

  • Have demonstrated experience with scholarly production including practice related research.

  • Experience in curriculum design and development including utilization of experiential teaching methods.

  • License for practice in the jurisdiction.

    Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.


Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).


Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.


Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.


Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.


Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.


Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.


The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.

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