North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University

Assistant Professor of Social Work

United States

Closing soon

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number PG192572EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Assistant Professor of Social Work Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with education and experience Work Schedule Varies according to need Job Location Raleigh, NC Department School of Social Work About the Department

North Carolina State University, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, School of Social Work (https:// offers undergraduate and graduate level education to a student body of approximately 250 students. We are located in the Research Triangle Area, in Raleigh, North Carolina. The BSW generalist Social Work curriculum prepares graduates for entry-level social work practice, leadership, the delivery and evaluation of health and human services, as well as future graduate study. NC State is committed to excellence in research, scholarship, teaching, community extension and engagement.

The School of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The Commission on Accreditation of CSWE is the sole body authorized to accredited BSW and MSW program in the United States.

Essential Job Duties

The School of Social Work is invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant Professor position. We seek candidates with research and teaching experience in social work practice, theories, research, and policy. The strongest candidates also will have demonstrated research and teaching interests in advancing the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards. We also seek candidates who are enthusiastically interested in contributing to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Strategic Plan as well as the NC State WolfPack 2030 Strategic Plan. Primary teaching responsibilities may be at the undergraduate or graduate level in the School's Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work degree Programs.

This position may provide administrative leadership support to the Programs. Other duties as assigned by the Head of the School of Social Work.

Other Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education and Experience

  • Ph.D. in Social Work or closely related field. Degree at the time of application or notification of completion of doctoral degree by start date; OR Master's Degree in Social Work with 2 years post-Masters degree practice experience.
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching at the College level.
  • Demonstrated potential for research, scholarship, and creative activities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a various student population.
  • Other Required Qualifications

  • The ability to carry out an original research agenda that advances the field of Social Work.
  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and advising/mentoring is expected.
  • Excellent communication skills and collegiality.
  • Establish and sustain a record research, scholarship, creative activities, and community engagement.
  • Participate in service to the School, College, University, Community, and Profession.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated teaching experience across the curriculum at undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Experiencing leading pilot and/or advanced research projects.
  • Experience in one or more of these specialty areas:
  • advanced social work practice
  • health equity
  • inclusive excellence
  • policy advocacy
  • trauma informed practice
  • behavioral health workforce
  • The following disciplines are preferred:

  • Social Work
  • Educational Leadership
  • Gerontology/Aging
  • Sociology
  • Public Health
  • Public Administration
  • Required License(s) or Certification(s)


    Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License required No

    Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions

    Job Open Date 05/11/2023

    Anticipated Close Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please include as attachments a CV, cover letter, and contact information for at least 3 professional references. Also include a teaching and research statement.

    Applicants should send a letter of interest addressing the major job criteria to Dr. Kim Stansbury (Search Committee Chair) at [email protected].

    Position Details

    Position Number 00065241

    Position Type Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.0 Appointment 9 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Department ID 162701 - School of Social Work AA/EEO

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected].

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
  • NCSU website
  • Craigslist
  • Carolina Job Finder/Employment Guide
  • NC Works
  • Dress for Success
  • Technical/Trade School Program
  • Job Fair (Identify Job Fair in question #2 below)
  • Direct Contact from NSCU Representative (identify person in question #2 below)
  • Other
  • Other online job board
  • NCSU employee referral
  • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Ohter)
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for References
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Optional Documents

    Job details


    Assistant Professor of Social Work


    North Carolina State University


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type

    Associate Professor/Professor


    Social Science