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Assistant / Associate Professor (Tenure Track)

Required Qualifications

  • Earned Doctorate in social work or a related field.
  • Masters in social work or a related field.
  • Commitment to an interdisciplinary academic environment.
  • Must be able to teach in at least one of the priority areas (social determinants of health, gerontology, social work practice, family and children, race, poverty, and inclusion).
  • Applicants at the Assistant Professor level must also have a beginning record of research using qualitative and quantitative methods, and a beginning record of scholarly publications.
  • Applicants at the Associate Professor level must have a robust and consistent record of scholarly publications based on research findings and a track record of grant submission.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MSW degree.
  • Minimum of two years of post-masters social work practice experience.
  • Two years of teaching experience at the college level.
  • Record of funded research.
  • Expertise in more than one priority area.
  • Applicants with demonstrated experience in gerontology of social work, family and children, and populations impacted by social determinants of health are especially encouraged to apply.
  • We are particularly interested in applicants with a commitment to work in an interdisciplinary academic environment and those with strong scholarly records in the areas of aging, health and health care, family and children services, along with social justice perspective on issues of race, poverty and inclusion.

Responsibilities & Requirements

To include teaching social welfare students at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.  Participate in faculty governance activities.  Conduct research for scholarly publications.  Teach in certain curriculum priority areas including: gerontological social work, children and families, and/or populations impacted by social determinants of health.

Special Notes

This is a tenure track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.   Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.  

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Application Procedure

Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV to the departmental address or fax below.   Please also fill out an online Applicant Information Survey .  Do not submit this survey to the department.

Victoria Yngstrom
School of Social Welfare
Stony Brook Univeristy
Health Sciences Center, Level 2, Room 089
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8230
Fax: 631-444-8908

Campus Description

Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the six Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

Official Job Title: Assistant / Associate Professor (Tenure Track)
REF#: F-9911-18-06
Campus: Health Sciences Center
Department: School of Social Welfare
Salary: $87,000-99,000
Posting Start Date: 06/28/2018
Posting End Date: 11/10/2018

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 11/10/2018, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the university office of institutional diversity and equity at (631)632-6280.

Job Category:   Health Science and Medical Center Faculty
Posting Date:   06/28/2018