The New York University Silver School of Social Work invites applications for an Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion [DEI] that will include the appointment rank of tenured (Full or Associate) Professor or Clinical (Full or Associate) Professor. This inaugural position will begin September 2020. The Assistant Dean for DEI will provide intellectual and strategic leadership for the School's efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion across the School, as well as chair the School's recently established Social Justice Praxis Committee and oversee staff and DEI initiatives. The Assistant Dean for DEI will work within the University structure to secure resources and support for Silver School DEI initiatives and will work closely with NYU's Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation to ensure School representation in campus-wide initiatives. The Assistant Dean for DEI will serve as a knowledgeable consultant, thoughtful advisor, advocate, catalyst for change, and institutional resource for instilling the School's values of DEI in our community.
Applicants with substantive interests in the advancement of scientific inquiry and pedagogy addressing marginalization, social inclusion/exclusion, oppression, racism, and inequity are strongly preferred.
The successful candidate will teach in the School's academic programs, and for tenured candidates, conduct research consistent with the mission of the Silver School, and be fully engaged in the leadership of the School and the University.
New York University's Silver School of Social Work is an international leader in social work research and education. It has recently undertaken a revitalized strategic commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion at the School and the profession, with recently established new organizational leadership and support to advance this work at the School. Located in Greenwich Village in New York City and in one of the world's great urban research universities, the Silver School offers outstanding support for scholarship, teaching, and service. Located on Washington Square Park, the Silver School is one of the 14 schools and colleges of New York University, the largest private university in the U.S.A., with students from all 50 states and more than 100 nations. The diversity of the academic community and the incomparable resources of New York City enrich the academic programs and campus life of the University and the Silver School.
A doctoral degree in social work or a related field is required. An MSW degree and experience in academic administration are preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applicants must upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and an equity, diversity, and inclusion statement to the required documents section of this posting for their application to be considered complete.
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