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University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, Texas, United States
30+ days ago


The University of Texas at Arlington is a Texas Tier One and Carnegie Research 1 institution with more than 100 years of academic excellence and tradition. As the largest university in North Texas and second-largest in The University of Texas System, UTA is located in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, challenging our students to engage with the world around them in ways that make a measurable impact. UTA offers state-of-the-art facilities that encourage students to be critical thinkers. Through academic, internship, and research programs, our students receive real-world experiences that help them contribute to their community and, ultimately, the world. We have more than 180 baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs and nearly 60,000 total global enrollments.

Situated within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area, UT Arlington is a diverse academic community of students working together with faculty committed to outstanding teaching, research, and scholarship. With a global enrollment of approximately 60,000 students, The University of Texas at Arlington is the largest institution in North Texas. It is one of 131 universities nationwide to receive the R-1: Doctoral Universities—Very High Research Activity designation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the definitive list for the top doctoral research universities in the United States. In 2021, UTA received the Texas Tier One designation reserved for the state’s top institutions for academic and research excellence. The University ranks No. 1 nationally in the Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list, is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution and has approximately 240,000 alumni making an impact across Texas and beyond.

UTA currently requires periodic COVID-19 testing for all employees.

Position Description

The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work invites nominations and applications for multiple Assistant Professor Tenure-Track and Associate/Full Professor Tenured positions effective fall semester 2022.

We are especially interested in adding faculty who will strengthen our capacity in the areas of Mental Health/Substance Misuse and Children & Families. Applicants whose research focuses on individual and/or structural approaches are encouraged to apply, as well as those with a focus on diversity and interdisciplinary research activities. Additionally, we support the UT Arlington Strategic Plan and the themes of Health and Human Condition and Sustainable Urban Communities (see

Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service as well as a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds.


Required requirements for the assistant professor position are:

  • D. in social work or a related field (ABD considered)
  • A record of publication in recognized refereed academic journals
  • Evidence of a commitment to interdisciplinary research and moving toward obtaining external funding

Required requirements for the associate/full professor positions are:

  • Earned PhD in Social Work or related field
  • Eligibility for a tenured appointment
  • Established program of research, with a progressive track record of external funding
  • A record of successfully managing funded research projects
  • A strong record of scholarly journal publications

Preferred qualifications

Preferred qualifications for assistant professor position are:

  • Masters of Social Work (MSW) Degree (If from international university, applicant must send in letter of equivalency from CSWE)
  • Two years of post-MSW practice experience
  • Teaching experience, with the ability to teach in the tracks emphasized above
  • Ability and interest in teaching online courses

Preferred qualifications for associate/full professor are:

  • Established program of research with significant federal funding
  • A strong record of participating in interdisciplinary research work

School of Social Work 

The School of Social Work is one of the largest in the country, with more than 2,200 students enrolled in the BSW, MSW and Ph.D. programs. The School is home to the Center for Addiction and Recovery Studies, the Center for Child Welfare and the Center for Clinical Social Work, as well as serving as host for the University’s Diversity Studies Minor. It is also home to three professional journals: The Journal of Technology and Human Services, The Journal of Policy Practice, and Adoption Quarterly. 

To apply applicants should go online and submit the following materials:

(1) Letter of application highlighting preferred qualifications and experiences;

(2) Brief statements of teaching and research (limited to one-page each);

(3) Recent curriculum vita;

(4) Full contact information for three professional references; and

(5) A statement either giving or not giving the search committee permission to contact persons in addition to those listed 

     as references.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

For more information about UTA, please visit:  

Questions may be addressed to:

Drs. Beverly Black and Philip Baiden

Search Committee Co-Chairs

School of Social Work

The University of Texas at Arlington


The University of Texas at Arlington is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus. UTA also encourages applications from veterans.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59019427
  • Location:
    Arlington, Texas, United States
  • Company Name: University of Texas at Arlington
  • Position Title: Multiple Assistant, Associate & Full Professor Positions
  • Practice Area: Academic Faculty
  • Job Function: Associate Professor
  • Min Education: MSW Preferred
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years

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