(x) Assistant/Associate Professor - Tulane University School of Social Work - NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana


Two Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor Positions in School of Social Work
Location: New Orleans, LA
The Tulane University School of Social Work (TSSW) (http://tssw.tulane.edu) is seeking 2 exceptional behavioral science researchers and educators to join our top level faculty beginning in August 2017. These two tenure-track positions are 9-month appointments with duties including research, teaching, and service. Although searches for these two positions are conducted concurrently, the positions are separate from one another and both are geared to strengthen the School’s research and teaching in health and behavioral health areas. There is no restriction or preference to discipline other than social and behavioral science areas including:
• Social Work
• Public Health
• Psychology
• Sociology
• Nursing
The School of Social Work is seeking to build research and teaching capacity in community health and behavioral health specifically in addictions, mental health and related disparities to serve the dynamic and multicultural New Orleans area. Candidates should have a PhD, DSW or other Doctorate in their discipline and possess the rank of ABD or Assistant Professor for Assistant Professor rank or advanced career Assistant Professor or Associate Professor for the Associate Professor rank. ABD candidates must have successfully defended by July 1, 2017.

Tulane University, a Carnegie designated Research I institution, is located within the vibrant city of New Orleans. The School of Social Work invites nominations and applications for two open rank tenure –track faculty positions at either the Assistant or Associate Professor levels, especially in the areas of Health, Behavioral Health (including Disaster Mental Health specialization) and related disparities. Backgrounds (practice experience and research) in mental health, health disparities, addictive behaviors, community-based participatory research methods, and prevention/intervention expertise are preferred. Previous experience in developing and/or teaching online and hybrid innovative courses are also of particular interest to us.
• Applicants must possess a PhD, DSW, or a Doctoral degree in a related behavioral science discipline
• An MSW, MPH, MS or equivalent degree from an accredited program is preferred, but not required
Candidates for Assistant Professor rank should have evidence of a strong foundation in local, state, NIH or federal level research or equivalent
experience, scholarly publications in top level journals, and strong skills in preparing research grant proposals for external funding (foundations, State
or Federal mechanisms)

Candidates for Associate Professor rank should have significant experience and a record of funding from State, foundations, NIH or federal level
mechanism or equivalent experience, significant scholarly
publications in top level journals, and strong skills in preparing research grant proposals for
external funding (foundations, State or Federal mechanisms).

Rank and salary will be commensurate with expertise and experience.
Application Instructions
• Interested persons should submit:
• a letter of application outlining research and teaching philosophy
• research statement
• a curriculum vitae
• two sample publications
• the names of three references
Please submit all materials using the following link: http://ift.tt/2dPdyd2
Questions should be addressed to the Search Committee Chair Dr. Jane Parker via email: jparker@tulane.edu
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Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/persons with disabilities/veterans employer committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities or veterans. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.
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This content originally appeared on AdvancingDiversity.com


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