Washington University of St. Louis Track Faculty Positions Social Work, Brown School in St. Louis, Missouri

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this faculty opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Essential Functions

The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis (http://brownschool.wustl.edu) invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor for fall 2018.

The Brown School is a top-ranked school of social work with an exceptional record of leadership in the field, particularly in the areas of evidence-based practice, asset-focused social welfare policy, child protection, approaches to integrated health, productive aging, family violence, poverty, youth development and many more. We offer outstanding MSW, MPH and PhD programs, a master of social policy (MSP) dual-degree, as well as 14 research centers and a long-standing training program in mental health services and addiction. We are committed to a “One School” approach, which integrates the disciplines of social work, social policy and public health to create positive social change through path-breaking research and educational excellence.

Our intellectually exciting, collegial and supportive environment fosters interdisciplinary and community-based collaboration and global research. Internationally recognized for its emphasis on evidence-based practice, our innovative social work curriculum features management training for all students and programmatic growth in international social work, community and policy practice.

Required Qualifications

Candidates should have an earned doctorate in social work, social policy or a related field with scholarship aimed at social impact; competence to teach at the master’s and PhD levels; and commitment to conducting research at the highest level, including producing scholarly publications, disseminating findings nationally and globally, as well as seeking external funding. Individuals eager for transdisciplinary collaboration are encouraged to apply. Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values at Washington University, and strong candidates will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which diverse students can learn and thrive.


  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children

  • Free Metro Link/ Bus pass

  • Free Life Insurance

  • Health, Dental, Vision

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Flex Spending Plan

  • Other Benefits

Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)

Applicant Special Instructions

Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications. Applications are preferred prior to October 31, 2018; however, applications will be accepted until positions are filled by suitable candidates. Early application is encouraged.

To apply, candidates should create a profile at http://apply.interfolio.com/52864 and complete the application process. Candidates are required to submit: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of their research agenda, three professional references (contact information only), and three writing samples.

For questions during the application process, please contact Shari Pittman at facultyapps@brownschool.wustl.edu.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Tenure-Track Faculty Positions Social Work, Brown School - 41276

Job ID: 41276

Location: School of Social Work