Assistant Professor, Social Work and Child Advocacy



Job description

The Department of Social Work and Child Advocacy at Montclair State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin September 2019. Area of research specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates with research interests that involve children, youth, and families. The department offers minors in child advocacy and policy and in social work, a BA and MA in Child Advocacy and Policy, and an MSW with a concentration in children, youth, and families. The responsibilities of the current position include an active scholarly agenda (with the expectation of the pursuit of external funding) and teaching in the department’s Child Advocacy and Policy programs and in the social work minor. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship commensurate with experience.

Candidate must possess (a) an MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program and (b) a Ph.D. in a discipline related to child advocacy and policy (all allied disciplines including but not limited to Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, and Law are encouraged to apply). All degrees must be conferred by August 1, 2019. College teaching experience required; prior supervision of graduate and/or undergraduate students in applied settings preferred.

How to apply

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of research and teaching interests to:
Dr. Nicole Lytle
Department of Social Work and Child Advocacy
Montclair, NJ 07043

Please indicate V#F6 in both, cover letter and email subject heading.