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Associate Professor
Title:Associate Professor
Department:Department of Urban, Affairs, Soc Sci & Work
Location:All Locations

The University of the District of Columbia, College of Arts and Sciences, the new Department of Criminal Justice, Sociology and Social Work invites applications for a Full-Time, 9 month Faculty Appointment in the Social Work Program.

Number of Vacancies: 1

Position Status: Full-Time, Permanent Tenure Track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with rank and experience

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties:


  • Provide direction for curriculum design of an MSW program.
  • Teach Undergraduate courses in Social Work Research, Policy, Human Behavior, and/or Social Work Practice.
  • Mentor students and demonstrate a strong commitment to preparation of the Social Work generalists.
  • Contribute to curriculum development and revision in response to mandates.
  • Conduct and direct scholarly research.
  • Assist in the development of computer-instructed curricula and participate in program, department, college and university service activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Possess a Master of Social Work degree from a Council on Social Work Education-accredited institution.
  • Ph.D in Social Work or Ph.D of Philosophy in Social Work or a closely related field.
  • Have an established record of Post Master’s practice and teaching experiences as well as academic tenure status.
  • Demonstrate competency in curriculum design and development at the MSW level.
  • Demonstrate excellence in scholarship, grantsmanship and research.
  • Evidence commitment to the training of social work generalists.
  • Have an ability to work with culturally diverse and special populations.
  • Show evidence of an ability to work well with students, peers, and other university personnel.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by the 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, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veterans 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 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) 274-5020.

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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