Faculty Position, Aging and Health (Non-Tenure Track Open Rank)
Posted on February 14, 2020
Location: New Brunswick
The Rutgers University School of Social Work is currently seeking a non-tenure track (NTT) faculty member to coordinate the MSW program’s Certificate in Aging and Health. The Certificate Program’s primary goals are to educate master’s level practitioners for careers in aging. The faculty member will teach 3 courses per year, develop and place students in field education settings, oversee student placement experience and honors projects, manage student experience in the certificate program, and represent the school and the certificate program in the University and the community, and contribute to curriculum development.
All NTT faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly/professional dissemination and service activities in accordance with their rank. This is a 12-month New Brunswick based position subject to contractual renewals. Salary, rank, and NTT track (teaching or professional practice) are commensurate with experience.
RUSSW, ranked #17 among MSW programs in the nation, is among the largest and most diverse social work programs in the United States, offering BASW, MSW, DSW, and Ph.D. degrees to over 2,000 students across three campuses in Camden, Newark and New Brunswick. Our MSW program is delivered in several innovative ways, including traditional campus, intensive weekend, online and blended options. Certificates in Aging, Addictions, Child Well-Being, and Violence Against Women and Children expand our curricular reach. RUSSW has several strong research centers, including the Center on Violence Against Women and Children, the Center for Prevention Science, the Center for Gambling Studies, the Center for Leadership and Management, the Huamin Research Center, as well as the Institute for Families, a multi-million-dollar partnership with NJ’s Departments of Human Services and Children and Families.
Founded in 1766, Rutgers is the eighth-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, and a major research university. Rutgers is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), a federation of 62 leading research universities, and the Big Ten Academic Alliance, an academic consortium of Big 10 universities.
Minimum Education and Experience:
- Master’s Degree in Social Work; 4 years of post-MSW practice experience; practice expertise in the area of aging and health; record of excellence in teaching; ability to work with diverse constituencies and engage with a collegial and inclusive culture.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate degree (DSW or PhD) in social work or related field; work experience in higher education, experience working in government and/or social services, and a record of scholarly contributions; familiarity with inclusive pedagogy.