The School of Social Work at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities is pleased to announce one opening for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in theyouth studies program beginning in August 2020. The University of Minnesota Twin Cities is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. With more than 300 research, education, and outreach centers and institutes, the University offers a wealth of opportunities for research and public engagement.
Applicants should be committed to advancing the values of diversity, equity and inclusion in their scholarship (through teaching and research), and have the capacity to position their scholarship within social, cultural and historical contexts.
The School of Social Work offers undergraduate programs in youth studies, social justice, and family violence prevention, an MSW program with four practice concentrations, an MEd program in youth development leadership, and a research-intensive PhD in social work. Underlying all these programs is a social justice value base and a commitment to the most vulnerable and marginalized populations in our society. The faculty position encourages the possibility of collaboration with and participation in any or all of the School’s degree programs. The School is comprised of scholars and educators who actively engage in the community, from local to global, and conduct research that addresses a range of issues that affect diverse populations. It is also part of the top-ranked College of Education and Human Development, which is recognized as a national leader in disciplines such as education, child development, kinesiology, family social science, and disabilities.
For more information and to apply, go to the University 's Office of Human Resources Apply Now page, choose external or internal applicant, then in the Search Jobs box paste 332327.