Assistant or Associate Professor, Social Work

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Health Professions & Sciences

Classification Title:

Assistant or Associate Professor, Social Work

Administrative Title:

No Administrative Function

Job Description:

The School of Social Work at the College of Health Professions and Sciences at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a tenure-earning assistant professor or a tenured associate professor. We are looking for a colleague who is committed to innovative, collaborative, and interdisciplinary research and publicly engaged scholarship; teaching excellence and student success; meaningful community engagement; and social justice, equity, and inclusivity.


As a diverse institution we center access, belonging, and diverse perspectives. We are seeking an individual who can demonstrate effective engagement in an environment where colleagues and students come from many backgrounds and identities, as well as someone who can demonstrate commitment to equitable and inclusive teaching and research practices.


AHSC-College of Health Professions and Sciences, School of Social Work

Type of Appointment:


Advertised Annual Salary:


Minimum Qualifications:

MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program and a Ph.D./DSW in Social Work or a related discipline from an accredited institution. ABD’s will be considered if degree is earned by the start of the appointment period.


To be eligible for appointment as a tenured associate professor upon hire, the successful candidate must have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement and teaching experience commensurate with a tenured faculty appointment at the rank of associate professor.

Preferred Qualifications:

•  A research agenda showing opportunities for collaboration with the CBHRT and faculty at UCF.


•  A publication record and current funding or evidence of potential for external funding.


•  Teaching experience in social work.


•  Two years of post MSW social work practice experience.

Additional Application Materials Required:

The university requires that all applicants apply and submit all supporting documents through the UCF online recruitment system at No paper applications will be considered. 


Applicants must complete the online application and submit the following:


•  Letter of application outlining how you are prepared to join the faculty at UCF highlighting research achievements, teaching experience, and other qualifications of the position.


•  Curriculum Vitae.


•  Equity and Inclusion Statement: please provide any relevant experience and leadership in working in diverse environments, how you contributed to a culture of inclusion and equity, and how you are prepared to instruct and mentor students in one of the most diverse universities in Florida and the U.S.


•  Reference list (names and contact information from at least three references, not reference letters).


NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents.


Please contact Julie Steen at with questions about this position.

Florida Clause:

UCF’s expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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