Faculty Openings

Columbia School of Social Work invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured positions at all ranks. Download this notice (PDF: 1 page).

For more than 110 years, Columbia School of Social Work has been a leader in the education of professionals for careers in practice, policy, and administration. Located in New York City, the School offers masters and doctoral programs that are nationally and internationally recognized for their excellence. With a signature curriculum that features multidisciplinary courses taught by leading scholars and practitioners, and rich field education, CSSW is at the forefront of clinical and community practice, social policy, and social enterprise administration education, research, and innovation in the 21st century.

Appointments may begin on July 1, 2015, or January 1, 2016. All candidates must have a Ph.D. (in social work or in another behavioral, social science, or related discipline). Those applying for clinical practice teaching positions should also have social work master's degree and two years of practice experience. All applicants should have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the University level. An ability to learn and incorporate new media technology to enhance instruction, and evidence of professional growth and activity in the social work field is strongly preferred.

To apply, go to Columbia University’s Recruitment of Academic Personnel System. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Preference will be given to those applications received by December 6, 2014.. CSSW provides junior faculty with reduced teaching, generous research support, and career mentoring.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from underrepresented groups whose qualifications meet the requirements noted above are strongly encouraged to apply.