College of Health and Human Services Department of Social Work Invites Applications for Faculty Positions
The College of Health and Human Services at George Mason University comprises five academic units in addition to Social Work: Global and Community Health; Health Administration, Policy and Informatics; Nursing; Nutrition and Food Studies; and Rehabilitation Science, fielding a variety of graduate and undergraduate programs (BS through PhD). The College has seven academic programs that are externally accredited, and is home to more than 1,900 undergraduate and 950 graduate students and approximately 140 faculty and staff. The College is currently transitioning to become a college of public health. Further information about the College may be found at: https://chhs.gmu.edu.
The Department of Social Work has internationally recognized faculty for their expertise in areas of behavioral health, older adults, children and youth, and immigration, with a proud history of faculty-student-community research collaborations. The Department of Social Work offers BSW and MSW degree programs with an educational and research mission focusing on practice and policy interventions that improve health and well-being and promote economic and social justice, particularly for underserved individuals, families, and communities. It has just launched a highly-enrolled online MSW degree program, and is building a PhD degree. The Department comprises 17 faculty and serves approximately 200 BSW and 250 MSW students. The Department enjoys its location 15 miles from Washington, DC, which allows students internship opportunities at some of the country’s most sought-after national, government, and community field sites.
12-Month Term Assistant Professor - Position Number F449AZ Required Qualifications:
Candidates must have an MSWdegree from a CSWE-accredited program
Two or more years of post-MSWpractice experience
Teaching experience in Social Work education (both online and traditional formats)
Proficiency in office software products (WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint) and database capabilities and
Ability to work efficiently and effectively with a diverse student population.
12-Month Term Assistant Professor/MSW Online Program Coordinator - Position Number F448AZ Required Qualifications:
MSWdegree from a CSWE-accredited institution
two years post-MSWpractice experience
teaching experience in Social Work education (both online and traditional formats)
leadership and management experience
excellent interpersonal and communication skills
proficient office software skills (Word, EXCEL, PowerPoint) database capabilities ability to problem solve, think critically, and be able to adjust to a rapidly changing environment and
ability to work efficiently and effectively with a diverse student population.
12-Month Director of Field Education Administrative Faculty – Position Number FA12DZ Required Qualifications:
MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program with a minimum of five years post-MSW experience
Extensive experience in field education in academic settings
Knowledge of CSWE Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards
Solid administrative, leadership, management, and supervisory knowledge and skills
Organizational, time management, and detail-oriented abilities
Excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills
Ability to engage and work with diverse stakeholders in the department, college, university, and larger community
Knowledge of computer applications including word processing, spreadsheet, and database capabilities
Ability to work efficiently and effectively with a diverse student population
A professional social work identity with accompanying values and ethics
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.