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Faculty Recruitment

Tenure-track Faculty Positions in Social Work

We invite applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor for Fall, 2018. The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis is committed to a ‘one school’ approach that integrates the disciplines of social work and public health. We seek applicants with demonstrated expertise in any area applicable to social work, including children and youth, community practice, criminal justice, health social work, global social work, management, and mental health. The focus may be direct practice, policy, administration, or theoretical advancements with implications for social work.

Candidates should have an earned doctorate in social work or a related social science field; competence to teach at the master’s and PhD levels; and commitment to research, scholarly publications, and preparation of research proposals for external funding. Individuals eager for transdisciplinary collaboration, particularly with public health and/or social policy, are encouraged to apply. Diversity and Inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive.

The Brown School, a top-ranked school of social work in the country, aims to create positive social change through path-breaking research and educational excellence. Our intellectually exciting, collegial, and supportive environment fosters interdisciplinary and community-based collaboration and international research. The Brown School is home to 13 research centers, including a new center to advance science on individuals and families impacted by criminal justice system involvement, and a long-standing research training program in mental health services. Internationally recognized for its emphasis on evidence-based practice, our innovative curriculum features management training for all students and programmatic growth in international social work and community practice.

Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications. Applications are preferred prior to October 31, 2017; however, applications will be accepted until positions are filled by suitable candidates. Early application is encouraged. Positions will be filled when suitable candidates are selected. Candidates should create a profile at jobs.wustl.edu, and apply for job ID 37473. During that process, candidates will upload a single PDF containing: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of their research agenda, three professional references (contact information only), and three writing samples. For questions during the application process, please contact Tiffany Phillips at at facultyapps@brownschool.wustl.edu.

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information.




Tenure-track Faculty Positions in Public Health

We invite applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor for Fall, 2018. The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis is committed to a ‘one school’ approach that integrates the disciplines of social work and public health. Diversity and Inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in public health or a related social science field; competence to teach at the master’s and PhD levels; and commitment to conduct high-level research, including the production of scholarly publications and preparation of research proposals for external funding. We offer MPH and PhD programs in public health in a vibrant, interdisciplinary environment that supports innovative research and excellence in teaching to achieve social impact. Areas of interest include:

Biostatistics. The Brown School offers an MPH in Biostatistics and in Public Health Sciences. Candidates with substantive or methodological expertise working with large data sets, econometrics, systems science, computational modeling or applied computer engineering, demography, chronic disease, biological risk factors, environmental health, or maternal and child health are of particular interest.

Global Health. The Brown School offers an MPH specialization in Global Health. Expertise is sought in maternal and child health, infectious disease, and mental health. Candidates whose research interests have a strong biological focus or epidemiology are also encouraged to apply. A geographic or population-based focus on vulnerable groups aligned with the Brown School priority for health equity is of interest.

Health Policy. The Brown School offers an MPH specialization in Health Policy Analysis, MSW policy concentration and Master of Social Policy degree. Expertise is particularly sought in management, policy analysis, politics of public health policy, global health policy and health services research, although all aspects of health policy expertise will be considered. Candidates combining health policy with other interest areas described in this notice are especially encouraged to apply.

The Brown School is also home to a top-ranked school of social work, which conducts path-breaking work on social policy, social and economic development, mental health and welfare of children, youth, and families. Together with Washington University’s world-class School of Medicine and campus-wide Institute for Public Health, the Brown School is a dynamic environment for transdisciplinary research and problem-solving in public health.

Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications. Applications are preferred prior to October 31, 2017; however, applications will be accepted until positions are filled by suitable candidates. Early application is encouraged. Positions will be filled when suitable candidates are selected. Candidates should create a profile at jobs.wustl.edu, and apply for job ID 37471. During that process, candidates will upload a single PDF containing: a cover letter,curriculum vitae, a description of their research agenda, three professional references (contact information only), and three writing samples. For questions during the application process, please contact Tiffany Phillips at facultyapps@brownschool.wustl.edu.

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information.


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