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Assistant Professor in Behavioral Sciences

The Position:

Full-time, Tenure-track Position in Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Human Sciences Department.
The work will begin in fall semester 2013 and will entail teaching a variety of behavioral sciences courses and developing the curriculum for an undergraduate social work program.  Teaching load will be 4-4.  This program serves the entire university, but resides in the Humanities and Human Sciences Department.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in social work or sociology, clinical experience in social work, and will be licensed or license-eligible in Pennsylvania. The candidate should be an excellent, highly motivated teacher, with expertise and/or research experience that has clinical relevance for mental health and well-being in communities. The candidate should be eager and prepared to work in a multidisciplinary environment with the opportunity to advance interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship. Expertise in qualitative research methods is preferred.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing the curriculum for an undergraduate social work program, teaching a variety of behavioral sciences courses, and actively participating in departmental and university governance. 

Application Procedure:
Please submit a letter of application detailing your interest, qualifications, and research focus; a CV and a list of three professional references with contact information to: the Office of the Dean, School of Arts and Sciences at artsandsciences@pointpark.edu. Please note that the subject line must state the position for which you are applying. Applications must be received by 2/15/2013. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and candidates who may improve the diversity of our department and University.

About the University:
Point Park University is an independent, coed institution located in downtown Pittsburgh with an enrollment of approximately 4,000 full- and part-time students in more than 50 majors and concentrations. To learn more about Point Park University visit http://www.pointpark.edu.

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer