Hello! We are currently recruiting for a tenure track position at the
Steve Hicks School of Social Work at UT Austin. We are looking for four
positions, one of which is focused on disability and/or aging. We would
like someone with a social work background so they can also teach macro sw
courses, but with a research focus in disability (preferably with a
disability studies lens!).
The Steve Hicks School of Social Work (SHS) at The University of Texas at
Austin (UT) seeks exceptional candidates for four faculty positions
(tenured or tenure-track, open rank).
Preferred areas of research and teaching expertise include housing and
community development, health (including social determinants and
disparities), disability, aging, substance use disorders, social welfare
administration, and social welfare and health policy.
Successful applicants are expected to implement programs of research with
the potential for large scale impact and/or inform policy development.
Candidates with other interests may apply and will be given full
The University of Texas at Austin offers unique opportunities for
individuals who wish to pursue an academic career in a dynamic, collegial
environment and vibrant city. The Steve Hicks School of Social Work, ranked
among the top 10 programs of social work education in the country, values
high-level scholarship, innovative teaching, and a commitment to service.
The School offers three degrees, the BSW, MSSW, and Ph.D. in social work,
and a postdoctoral fellowship program in partnership with Dell Medical
School, within a research-intensive public university. The SHS provides a
robust research infrastructure, including the Office of the Associate Dean
for Research as well as nine multi-disciplinary research centers and
The SHS is committed to supporting excellence in scholarship, teaching, and
service among its faculty and students.
Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in social work (Ph.D. or equivalent)
or in an aligned field. Successful candidates are expected to teach across
our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs, develop and implement
funded research programs, and maintain a strong record of high-impact
publications. They are also expected to collaborate with other faculty and
be involved in service to the university, community, and the profession. A
master’s degree in social work and practice experience are also highly
Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are strongly
encouraged to apply.
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the name and
contact information of four referees (no letters are required at this time
and referees will only be contacted after consultation with the candidate).
All documents requested must be uploaded via Interfolio before a full
review can begin.
A review of applications and interviews of candidates will begin
immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/114020
Let me know if you have questions!
*Nick Winges-Yanez, *PhD, LMSW
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Coordinator of Critical Disability Studies Program
Assistant Professor with Steve Hicks School of Social Work
Affiliate Faculty with Center for Women's and Gender Studies
Affiliate Faculty with Humanities Institute
Texas Center for Disability Studies
The University of Texas at Austin
Phone: (512) 232-0744
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