Full-time Faculty position – Social Work

New York, New York, United States

Job description

Long Island University (LIU), Brooklyn Campus invites applications for a full time faculty position in the Department of Social Work at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.

LIU Brooklyn’s Department of Social Work includes an undergraduate (BASW) social work program with approximately 80 declared majors, originally accredited by CSWE in 1999. The graduate (MSW) program, originally accredited by CSWE in 2003, is primarily an evening and weekend MSW program with approximately 170 MSW students. The MSW program prepares graduates for Clinical and Administrative practice, with concentrations in the following areas: Child and Family Welfare, Forensic Social Work, Gerontology, Not-for-Profit Management, and Substance Use and Other Addictive Behaviors. Although our MSW program is a collaborative program in coordination with LIU’s Post Campus, this current faculty posting is specifically for a position located on the Brooklyn Campus.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across the curriculum in both our graduate and undergraduate programs. The successful candidate will need to be able to work with individuals and communities of diverse ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the graduate concentration in Substance Use and Other Addictive Behaviors.

Requirements include:

  • MSW degree from a CSWE accredited college/university, at least two years postgraduate practice experience, and a PhD/DSW in social work or a related field.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the college level, including teaching courses related to Substance Use and Other Addictive Behaviors.
  • Familiarity with virtual learning environments and course management systems (hybrid/blended teaching) and/or willingness to train.
  • Ability to conduct fundable research and publish.

Applicants with experience in positions of leadership, or an interest in developing academic leadership potential, are encouraged to apply. Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About the University: LIU is a private university established in 1926. LIU Brooklyn offers over 195 academic programs serving approximately 8600 students. It is one of the fastest growing and most ethnically diverse campuses in the metropolitan area located in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, just one subway stop away from Manhattan.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application that specifically addresses qualifications, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to: This position will commence September 1, 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately. Please send documents to: https://jobs.liu.edu/#/job_details/701

LIU is an equal opportunity employer. LIU is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

At its core a liberal arts institution, the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University is dedicated to meeting the needs and expanding the horizons of all our students, whether in the arts and sciences, or professional schools or through life-long learning.