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Assistant Professor of Social Work NOV #33-949

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Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor of Social Work NOV #33-949
Faculty NOV Number 33-949
Job Description

The Department of Psychology, Sociology & Social Work at West Texas A&M University (a member of the Texas A&M University System) invites applicants for a 9 month, tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Social Work, to begin January, 2018. Canyon is part of the Amarillo, Texas MSA, and is located 15 miles south of Amarillo in the Texas Panhandle. The university provides a gateway to the rich cultural heritage of the Southwest.

Responsibilities include teaching social work related courses at the undergraduate and graduate level (teaching load is 4/4), research, service, and advising. Summer teaching is a possibility.

Necessary Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in social work or a related field (ABDs can apply). The successful applicant must have a master’s in social work (MSW) from a CSWE accredited program. Two years post-MSW experience is also required. Ability to be licensed within a year would be required. Teaching and research potential needs to be substantial. The ability to teach in an online setting is also required.

Minimum Skills Required No Minimum Skills Test Required
Preferred Qualifications

Social work licensure in Texas preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, submit a cover letter, vitae, official transcripts and three letters of reference. Please send cover letter and application materials to:

Dr. Henry Poduthase
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Psychology, Sociology, and Social Work
WTAMU Box 60876
Canyon, TX 79016
(806) 651-2628

Applicants can submit hard copy to the address above or soft copy to the email provided.

Applicants must explain how they will actively promote and participate in our student-centered mission, values, and philosophy (located online at

A criminal history report will be obtained on position finalists.

Texas law requires that males age 18 through 25 be properly registered with the Selective Service System in order to be eligible for employment.

West Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Pay Rate Commensurate with experience.
Pay Basis Annually
Job Category Faculty
Job Type Full-Time

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 04/17/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled

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