The Department of Social Science at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Work and Founding Director our new Social Work Program. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This position is housed within an interdisciplinary department that includes Social Work, Sociology, Communications, and Education. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2023. (The new program's first intake of students will be September 2024.)
The successful candidate will have:
- Masters in Social Work and PhD in Social Work or a related Field (or all doctoral requirements and successful defense completed before the time of the appointment).
- Demonstrated record of excellence in university teaching and research.
- Five or more years of social work practice experience post BSW or MSW degree; or three years of social work practice post BSW or MSW degree with relevant lived experience.
- Knowledge and experience of decolonialization equity and intersectionality in practice, pedagogy and epistemology.
- Eligibility for registration with the Association of New Brunswick Social Workers.
Teaching assignments will be at the undergraduate level and will be reduced to accommodate the directorship of the BSW, including responsibility for working toward the program's full accreditation.
Review of applications will commence on May 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Letters of application should be in electronic format and must include a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a statement of research interest that indicate area of scholarship and its contribution to social work education; evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., a teaching dossier); a description of experience in the field of social work, and three academic letters of reference.
Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.