Social Work and Social Policy - 2 Tenure Track Appointments

McGill University

Location: Quebec
Date posted: 2012-11-09

Tenure Track appointments in Social Work and Social Policy

The School of Social Work invites applications for two tenure track positions with a start date no later than 1 August 2013. We are seeking faculty whose research interests complement those of our existing faculty, in social theory and social policy, practice in the fields of adult mental health, aging and addictions. Applicants with background or experience in social work with Aboriginal communities are particularly welcome.

The successful candidate will have general expertise in the field of social work, the ability to maintain an active funded research agenda, and a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching. Candidates must have an established record of funded research, scholarship and teaching, and must meet the University's requirements for the rank. A Ph.D. in social work or related field is required, and a BSW or MSW are an asset.

The School is undergoing a sustained period of renewal in its faculty and programs, well-aligned with the priorities of the university. The School is committed to developing and disseminating knowledge for practice, with special emphasis on identifying the needs of vulnerable groups, developing responsive social programs, and promoting social and economic justice. The School is the home of the Children and Family Research Center, and the McGill Middle East Program. It has important partnerships with international as well as local social work, which it is committed to developing further.

Home to McGill, Montreal is a great cosmopolitan city, which attracts people from around the world who are drawn by its charm, its cultural diversity, and European ambience. McGill is a world-class university, consistently recognised by McLean's magazine as the top university in Canada, and ranked amongst the top 25 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education-QS World University rankings. For further information on the School of Social Work and McGill University, please visit our web site at:

Applications, including covering letter, Curriculum Vitae and three references, should be directed to:

Dr. Wendy Thomson, CBE
Professor and Director, School of Social Work
McGill University, 3506 University Street, 3rd Floor
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2A7
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The search committee will begin reviewing applications on 1st January 2013, and will continue to do so until suitable candidates are found. All candidates are encouraged to apply however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University is committed to employment equity and invites applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, women, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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