Assistant Professor
Texas Southern University - Houston, TX

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The Institution:
Texas Southern University was founded in 1927 and became state institution in 1947. Texas Southern possesses an impressive array of undergraduate and graduate programs, a diverse faculty, more than 80 student organizations, and an alumni network comprised of educators, entrepreneurs, public servants, lawyers, pilots, artists, and more, many of whom are change agents on the local, national and international stage. Nestled upon a sprawling 150-acre campus, Texas Southern has served as a cornerstone for developing the greatest potential in leaders from various socioeconomic, cultural, and racial backgrounds. Texas Southern is located in the heart of the city, giving its students and faculty easy access to the Museum District, neighboring educational institutions, the Texas Medical Center, downtown Houston, two major airports and all of the city's major freeways. More than 9,000 students, along with nearly 1,500 faculty and staff comprise the University's community making it one of the nation's largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Faculty are also responsible for teaching across the curriculum, student advising, active and ongoing university and local service activities, scholarly activities including professional presentations and publications, and development, implementation, adherence to, and assessment of CSWE related accreditation criteria as defined by the Program.

Preferred candidate will have a Master of Social Work degree from a CSWE accredited program. A Ph.D. in social work is required. Applicant must also have two years post MSW practice experience, recent practice experience preferred.

Knowledge & Skills:
The successful candidate must also possess: 1) a commitment to teaching, 2) demonstrated potential to obtain funding for the purposes of planning and conducting research, 3) demonstrated outstanding community service, 4) the potential to publish scholarly works, 5) prior experience working in an urban setting with diverse field agencies and field instructors.

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