Associate/Full Professor, School of Social Work, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs [R0131698]

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Washington, DC
Sep 22, 2022
Oct 02, 2022
Full Time
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Associate/Full Professor, School of Social Work, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs [R0131698]. ROLE of the POSITION The UNLV School of Social Work invites nominations and applications for a tenured Associate/Full faculty position. The School welcomes applications from all strong candidates, and is particularly interested in candidates whose research substantive areas include Cultural Humility as Applied to Trauma Informed Practice, Trauma Informed School Social Work, Intergenerational Trauma, Violence and the Elderly, Trauma Focused Treatment using Empirically Supported Treatments (includes all forms of abuse), or Trauma informed Practice in BSW/MSW Field Education. Applicants at the rank of Associate Professor must demonstrate significant scholarship, a record of extramural research funding, strong teaching, and past experience in administrative work. Applicants at the Full Professor position must demonstrate a distinguished record of scholarship and extramural funding along with a history of strong teaching and administrative work. PROFILE of the DEPARTMENT/COLLEGE - INCLUDE COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY It is an exciting time to be at the UNLV School of Social Work. We have developed a new focus in trauma-informed care and policy that will be rolled out in three phases, 1) Developing a trauma-informed faculty, 2) A trauma-informed MSW concentration implemented in Summer of 2021, and 3) Development of a trauma treatment center. In addition, the School of Social Work just received a $5.68 million child welfare training grant for the state of Nevada and continues to provide integrated behavioral health training to our MSW students via a previous HRSA Behavioral Workforce Grant. The UNLV student body is one of the most diverse in the country as is our social work faculty. A Candidate who is hired will also be in on the development of new doctoral and online MSW programing. Also, the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs where social work is housed, offers many interprofessional collaboration opportunities. The School of Social Work housed in the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs has a commitment to diversity and welcomes all qualified diverse candidates to apply. Candidates interested in applying and teaching the concepts of cultural humility in urban settings are of particular interest. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS This position requires a Ph.D. in Social Work or cognate discipline (eg, psychology, sociology, public health, neuroscience, and economics) from an accredited college or university as recognized by the United States Department of Education and/or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree with a minimum of two years post-masters social work experience from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited college or university. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS It is preferred that candidates will also possess the highest clinical state license in social work (eg, LCSW, LISW), be bilingual in Spanish and English, and have an interest in Field Education. COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment. SALARY RANGE Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. BENEFITS OF WORKING AT UNLV Generous compensation packages, up to 48 days of paid time off, sick leave, and holidays Excellent health insurance including medical, dental and vision No state income tax Comprehensive retirement plans and voluntary benefits programs Tuition discounts at Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) schools Tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents PERKS Flexible work schedule (depending on your department) Employee recognition and appreciation programs Personal and professional development opportunities UNLV athletics ticket discounts Employee discount at UNLV's Student Wellness Recreation Center Statewide employee purchase program discounts RebelCard discounts on and off campus Wellness programming for all UNLV faculty and staff at no cost Opportunity for career advancements to leadership roles HOW TO APPLY Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. References will not be contacted until the search chair notifies you in advance. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on November 15, 2022 . Materials should be addressed to Kathleen Bergquist , Search Committee Chair, and must be submitted through Workday , as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or . SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATES UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the job requisition number, "R0131698" in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application. PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,600 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 152,000 degrees, producing more than 130,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in US News & World Report's annual listing of the nation's most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada. 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