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The School of Social Work at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is excited to announce that it is seeking two to three Assistant or beginning Associate Professors to begin the 2018-2019 academic year.  The School is seeking candidates with a strong commitment to community engaged research and who are excellent teachers. We are particularly interested in applicants with a beginning record of research and publications, showing good potential for scholarship and obtaining external funding in an area related to our School’s areas of expertise: clinical mental health, community practice, social policy, health, disability, aging, families and children, youth studies, social justice and/or family violence prevention. Applicants are required to have experience and knowledge of diverse communities and incorporate diversity into their research, teaching, and engagement in community service.

The University of Minnesota School of Social Work, founded in 1917, offers an array of innovative programs, including a highly ranked MSW Program, a research-intensive Ph.D. in Social Work, as well as outstanding undergraduate programs in Youth Studies, Social Justice and Family Violence Prevention, and a unique graduate program in Youth Development Leadership. The position allows for the possibility of participation in any or all of the School’s degree programs. The School of Social Work is comprised of scholars and educators who actively engage in the community, from local to global, and conduct research that addresses a range of issues that affect diverse populations. The School of Social Work is a school within the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), one of the leading colleges in the country with programs and research in areas such as education, child development, social work, family social science, and disabilities.

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located in the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit and public service organizations.

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