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Lecturer or Assistant Professor, Social Work

McMaster University

Applications are invited for a one-year, full-time Contractually Limited Appointment (CLA) at the rank of Lecturer, commencing July 1, 2019, in the School of Social Work at McMaster University. The successful candidate will teach the following 15 units over 3 terms in the School’s graduate program, focused on critical qualitative research approaches and methods:

SOCWORK 739 (MSW): Critical Approaches to Social Work Knowledge and Research Methods (6 units)
SOCWORK 772: (PhD) Qualitative Methods for Social Work (3 units)
SOCWORK 744: (Graduate Diploma in Community-Engaged Research & Evaluation) Research Experience and Seminar (6 units)

Also, the successful candidate will be responsible for the administration and development of the Graduate Diploma in Community-Engaged Research and Evaluation as well as program facilitation and evaluation of the School’s Preparing for Critical Practice in Child Welfare Pathway.

Successful candidates must have a completed (or nearly completed) Ph.D. in Social Work; extensive experience in community-engaged research; facility with a range of research approaches and methods; demonstrated effectiveness as a teacher; experience in educational program development, administration and evaluation, preferably in University contexts. Salary will be commensurate with the annual salary floor for a lecturer/assistant professor along with experience and qualifications. A package of benefits as well as a professional development allowance will be provided.

Applications should include an application letter that outlines research, teaching and program development experience, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names of three referees. Applications will only be accepted on-line at
The School will begin reviewing applications immediately and the position will remain open until it is filled.

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements:
Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions.

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.
In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.