Assistant Professor of the Practice

Compensation

: $137,580.00 - $137,580.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Education - Post Secondary



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Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Assistant Professor of the Practice

Institution:
Boston College
Location:
Chestnut Hill, MA
Category:
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Social Work
Posted:
06/10/2019
Type:
Full-Time
Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Job Description

APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA INTERFOLIO:

Boston College School of Social Work (BCSSW) is seeking applicants for a Social Work Practice Faculty position at the assistant or associate level beginning September 1, 2019.

The Boston College School of Social Work (BCSSW) endeavors to improve vulnerable lives through pioneering social work education, research, scholarship, and practice at home and in the world. Equity, justice, and inclusion is a strategic direction of utmost priority for the school. Social work practice faculty position is a leadership position for equity, justice, and inclusion at the School. Two areas of functional responsibility will be assigned to this position: (1) Director of RISE 3 and Chair of the Leaders for Equity and Justice at the Workplace Field of Practice; and (2) teaching up to four courses in the macro social work practice sequence.
Research on Social, Economic and Environmental Equity (RISE 3 ) is a collaborative initiative at the Boston College School of Social Work that seeks to examine and address the root causes of social, economic and environmental inequities which are situated in the intersections of race, place and poverty. RISE 3 has sponsored research, supported a summer institute for researchers exploring issues related to race, and has brought speakers to the Boston College campus. The Director of RISE 3 will be responsible for working with an advisory committee, setting a bold research and policy agenda, and fundraising, and teaching classes in the MSW curriculum related to leadership for social change. The BC SSW will begin an innovative MSW leadership program in the 2019-2020 academic year, Leaders for Equity and Justice at the Workplace. MSW students who participate in the Leaders for Equity and Justice at the Workplace will receive
specialized training that will prepare them to assume leadership positions at nonprofit organizations focused on diversity and inclusion. The Professor of Practice will Chair this new initiative, teaching the inaugural courses in the spring and summer of 2020 (and thereafter offering these courses annually).

The BC SSW is seeking applicants with demonstrated commitment to a range of issues related to equity and justice, research and policy experience, teaching excellence, and experience with fundraising. A Masters or a PhD in social work or a related field is desired. Competitive applicants will have experience advancing equity, justice, and inclusion initiatives in the nonprofit sector.
Application Instructions

Applications should apply online via Interfolio ( Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation or evaluation. Additional documents helpful in the evaluation of the candidate are welcome.

Inquiries regarding these positions may be directed to Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes or Thomas Walsh, co-chairs of the BCSSW Search Committee, at ...@bc.edu or ...@bc.edu.
Application reviews will begin in July 2019.

APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA INTERFOLIO:

Requirements

A Masters or a PhD in social work or a related field is desired.

Closing Statement

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

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Application Information

Postal Address:
Boston College
Apply Online
Boston, MA 02108
Online App. Form:

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
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The BC SSW is seeking applicants with demonstrated commitment to a range of issues related to equity and justice, research and policy experience, teaching excellence, and experience with fundraising. A Masters or a PhD in social work or a related field is desired. Competitive applicants will have experience advancing equity, justice, and inclusion initiatives in the nonprofit sector., A Masters or a PhD in social work or a related field is desired.

Applications should apply online via Interfolio ( Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation or evaluation. Additional documents helpful in the evaluation of the candidate are welcome. Inquiries regarding these positions may be directed to Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes or Thomas Walsh, co-chairs of the BCSSW Search Committee, at ...@bc.edu or ...@bc.edu. Application reviews will begin in July 2019. APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA INTERFOLIO: Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at Boston College Apply Online Boston, MA 02108 Online App. Form: Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.


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