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Two Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions, Social Work

University of Regina

The Faculty of Social Work is inviting applications for two tenure track Assistant Professor positions. The Faculty’s Mission Statement reads:

The social work program of education, research and community service is designed to prepare students for critical generalist social work practice with diverse peoples. Informed by the principles of indigenization, sustainability and social justice, the social work program encourages students to identify the needs of the disadvantaged, marginalized and oppressed. It supports students in developing the commitment, knowledge, values, attitudes, and skills required to confront structural inequalities, and to empower individuals, families, and communities to realize their full potential.

Applications are invited from those with an interest and background in teaching and research in the following social work areas: direct social work practice with individuals, families, groups or communities; research and practice, from an anti-oppressive social work perspective, which includes: child welfare, human rights, population health, gender, disability, aging, Indigenous methodologies, decolonizing practices, multicultural and immigrant issues.

The successful candidate duties will include teaching at the BSW and MSW levels, conducting research, supervising graduate students, and contributing to the administrative structure of the Faculty of Social Work. The Faculty of Social Work has campuses in Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert.

• One tenure-track position will be located at the Regina campus with opportunities to teach away from the Regina campus. The preferred candidate will be an Indigenous scholar with knowledge and expertise in quantitative methods in social work research.
• One tenure-track position will be located at the Prince Albert campus with opportunities to teach away from the Prince Albert campus.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Social Work or a related discipline (ABD may be considered) and a strong record of research and teaching in the areas of social work practice, education or policy. The candidate should be eligible for membership in their appropriate professional association. The salary will be commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience.

The appointments will begin July 1, 2019.

The Committee will begin reviewing applications on December 7, 2018, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. All submissions must be made online and include: a cover letter statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, a detailed curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three referees. We thank everyone for their interest; however, only short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Submit application and attachments online at:

Click on Career Opportunities, Academic Positions, Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) – Faculty of Social Work- Prince Albert Campus or Regina Campus. Note: be sure to apply to each position and location you are interested in. There are two postings. If you have any questions about these academic positions, please contact:

Dr. Judy White, Dean
Faculty of Social Work
University of Regina, SK S4S 0A2
Phone: (306)585-4037
Email: with Subject Line: “Faculty position”

The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.