Associate or Full Professor

F0421 – Associate or Full Professor

Norfolk State University Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Associate and/or Full Professor.

General Information: The Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work offers a full range of Social Work educational programs, including CSWE-accredited BSW and MSW programs, and a Ph.D. Program in Social Work. The School serves a diverse population of approximately 500 students in an urban area. More information about the School may be viewed online at

Qualifications: Eligible applicants must have an earned doctorate in Social Work or a related field from a regionally accredited university and a MSW degree from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited program. Applicants are expected to have strong research preparation, demonstrated practice and research experience, and a record of publications and externally funded grants. Candidates must have a minimum of seven years of university teaching experience at the master’s and/or doctoral level. Candidates must also have advising and mentoring experience with diverse populations of students at the master’s and doctoral levels. The successful candidate will be expected to actively engage in teaching, research and service. We seek a talented and innovative scholar who will bring depth in a substantive research area. The level of appointment is based upon qualifications, including a record of scholarly achievements appropriate for the rank of appointment.

Salary/Rank: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Process: Please submit the following items to complete the application process: (1) a cover letter describing your qualifications, area of research/scholarship, specialization(s), social work practice experience, and teaching interests; (2) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three individuals who are familiar with your employment and scholarship history; (3) a Curriculum Vitae; and (4) three copies of a publication or other writing sample of your scholarly work to:
Dr. Dorothy C. Browne, Dean
The Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work
Norfolk State University
Norfolk, VA 23504

Norfolk State University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and endorses principles of affirmative action. The University does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, or disability. As part of the application process, Norfolk State University may conduct pre-employment background checks, (to include credit, criminal and/or education) to confirm the candidate’s qualifications, credentials, and suitability relative to the position requirements.

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Individuals with disabilities and requiring accommodations in the application process should call the Office of Human Resources (757) 823-8160 (Voice) / (757) 823-2876 (TDD).

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