Diana R. Garland School of Social Work

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s "Great Colleges to Work For." Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.


The Diana R. Garland School of Social Work prepares BSW, MSW, and PhD students to integrate faith and the spiritual dimension of life with professional social work practice, and to provide leadership in both public and religiously affiliated organizations around the world. The School is home to the Journal for Family and Community Ministries, as well as educational and research initiatives in Gerontology, Trauma, Human Diversity, Global Mission Leadership, and Congregational Social Work. For information about the school, visit our website: http://www.baylor.edu/social_work/


Tracking ID#: F012020

POSITION: The School of Social Work invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, beginning August 2016.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have an MSW or equivalent degree from a CSWE-accredited program, PhD or its equivalent, a minimum of two years of post-master’s professional, direct practice experience, enthusiasm for the mission of the Baylor School of Social Work, an active Christian faith, and demonstrated ability to pursue a rigorous research agenda with commensurate publications, preferably with an emphasis on Children and Families. Licensure as a social worker and a record of strong teaching experience are desired.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The position will include teaching at two or more levels - undergraduate, graduate, and PhD. The position requires active involvement in the life of the faculty and school, including engagement in individual and collaborative research projects and publication.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning July 15, 2015, and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by October 1, 2015.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and transcripts. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation.

Submissions should be made electronically to: Dennis_Myers@baylor.edu

Dennis Myers, Professor and Search Committee Chair
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97320
Waco, Texas 76798-7320
254-710-4496


Tracking ID#: F012021

POSITION: The School of Social Work invites applications for the position of Associate Field Director and Lecturer, which is a non-tenured/tenure-track position, beginning June 2016. The Associate Director assists the Director of Field Education in overseeing the internship experiences for the baccalaureate and master’s degree programs, including developing and evaluating internship sites; recruitment, preparation and evaluation of field personnel; assignment of students to internship placements; and assuring the field education program’s compliance with Baylor, School of Social Work, and CSWE accreditation standards.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have an MSW or MSSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program, a minimum of five years of post-master’s professional social work practice experience, licensure as a social worker, an active Christian faith, and enthusiasm for the mission of the Baylor School of Social Work. A record of strong teaching experience are desired, and a Ph.D. degree or its equivalent is valued. Field education experience is also preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is primarily one of teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The position requires active involvement in the life of the faculty and school. Engagement in research projects is possible though not required for candidates seeking this opportunity. The areas of responsibility in administration will include assisting the Director of Field Education in assuring that baccalaureate and master’s social work students receive internship experiences which affirm the Mission of Baylor University, comply with University, School of Social Work, and Council on Social Work Education educational standards, and contribute to the development of ethical, effective social work scholars and practitioners.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning July 15, 2015, and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by September 15, 2015.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and transcripts. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation.

Submissions should be made electronically to: Dennis_Myers@baylor.edu

Dennis Myers, Professor and Search Committee Chair
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97320
Waco, Texas 76798-7320
254-710-4496


Baylor is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, veterans, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.