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Assistant or Associate Professor - Social Work in Bronx, New York
CUNY Lehman College

Date Posted Sep. 6, 2019
Title Assistant or Associate Professor - Social Work in Bronx, New York
University CUNY Lehman College
Bronx, NY, United States
Department Social Work
Application Deadline Review of CVs will begin 9/18/2019
Position Start Date Fall 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Social Work
    Social Work
    Social Work
    Social Work
    Social Work

The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is CUNY’s only senior college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The college serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. The teaching load is 18 hours per year and although the college is predominantly teaching focused, faculty at Lehman are active in research, scholarship and creative works. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Teaching is reduced for junior faculty over the first five years for scholarly development and all faculty are actively encouraged to seek external funding. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY internal funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship support.

The Department of Social Work invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate professorship beginning Fall 2020.Candidates must have an active record of research/scholarship/creative works, and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in social work practice, human behavior in the social environment, social policy, and fieldwork, engage in research/scholarship and professional organization, advise students, provide service to the department, college, university, and community, i.e. program coordination, committee, administrative, supervisory, and other assignments normally associated with a full-time tenure-track academic appointment, evening teaching will be required.

The Social Work Programs at Lehman College, both the undergraduate and graduate programs, are fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The mission of both programs are to serve under-served urban communities and populations. We have a strong commitment to urban communities such the the Bronx and to the ideals of social and economic justice. We have strong ties to the urban community and a deep commitment to our students.

Ph.D. in Social Work with experience in agency-based practice required on commencement of the appointment. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Active involvement in professional organizations and sincere commitment to students.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with immigration (both issues and people)
Bi-Lingual (Spanish)
Two years of post-masters practice experience
Experience with diverse populations and urban issues

Salaries are subject to the Professional Staff Congress-CUNY salary schedule: Salaries are commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Candidates must upload a C.V., a cover letter, upload three writing samples as 1 pdf file, evidence of teaching excellence, and the names of three professional references (with title, organization, and contact information). Candidates must arrange to have three (3) letters of reference submitted to the search chair, as part of the application. The Job #ID should be included in the letter. Note that an application will not be considered complete without the three (3) letters of reference.

Review of CVs will begin on September 18, 2019 and continue until a candidate has been identified.

  • CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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  • Lehman College
  • 7189608111


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