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Professor in Social Work

Position Overview:  Merrimack College invites applications for a tenured Professor in Social Work in the School of Education and Social Policy. Primary responsibilities will include leading the efforts to implement an undergraduate and potentially master’s program in Social Work and teach in the program. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in social work and have a distinguished background of applied scholarly work and demonstrated excellence in teaching. This position is contingent on final budgetary approval.

As faculty, the candidate will have a commitment to interdisciplinary education and research, show evidence of outstanding teaching, have experience with teaching and advising, and show evidence of applied research competence and publications. Job requirements include responsibility for developing and teaching courses for the social work majors, serving as a student advisor, and ensuring implementation, accreditation, and quality of the program.

To Apply:  Please apply online at Academic Jobs Online. Deadline for applications is December 1, 2016. Applications should be submitted by this date in order to be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately thereafter and screening will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of intent, statement of teaching philosophy, and current CV. Additional application materials such as reference letters, course syllabi, student evaluations, and samples of scholarly work will be requested from semi-final candidates.

Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Isabelle Cherney, Dean, School of Education and Social Policy at

About Merrimack College:  Merrimack College is a selective, independent four-year, residential Catholic college offering liberal arts, business, science and engineering, and education programs. Merrimack ‘s distinguished faculty members teach a talented student body in a learning environment vigorously committed to the transforming values and benefits of the liberal arts. In the Augustinian tradition, Merrimack’s community embraces scholarship, service to others, and provides students with opportunities to develop intellectually, spiritually, socially, and ethically. Merrimack College enrolls approximately 4400 students and is located 20 miles north of Boston. More information on the School of Education & Social Policy can be found at

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Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.