School of Social Work, McGill University

1079 10865
Position ID:McGill-School of Social Work-PSW [#10865]
Position Title: Professor of Social Work: Child Development, Psychopathology and Well-Being
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Montreal, Quebec H3A2A7, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Social Work / Social Work
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/02/12, finished 2018/11/04, listed until 2018/04/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Professor of Social Work: Child Development, Psychopathology and Well-Being

The McGill University School of Social Work invites applications for a full‐time tenure‐track position with an expected start date on August 1st 2018. Appointment is expected to be at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate will have an internationally recognized record of funded research and publications in the areas of child development, child psychopathology and child mental health. A Ph.D. in social work or a related field and a BSW or MSW degree are required. The School is committed to diversity and equity; it welcomes applications from visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to diversification.

The successful candidate will play a leadership role in the School and the Faculty of Arts in linking to McGill’s Healthy Brains Healthy Lives Program (HBHL), a seven-year $84 million federally funded initiative building on McGill’s world renowned expertise in neuroscience. This appointment builds on the academic renewal of the School of Social Work which includes eight recent faculty appointments and two Canada Research Chairs; the development of Canada’s first Masters in Couple and Family Therapy within a School of Social Work; an expanded doctoral program; a generalist BSW curriculum; and an MSW offering three specialist streams (children and families, health and social care, and international and community development). The School is the home of the Centre for Research on Children and Families (CRCF), the CREGES-McGill Social Gerontology Centre, the International Community Action Network (ICAN) and the Centre for Research on Children, War, Violence & Arts-based Technologies (CREATE). For further information on the School of Social Work and McGill University, please visit our website at: Home to McGill, Montreal is a great cosmopolitan city, which attracts people from around the world who are drawn by its charm, its cultural diversity, and European ambience. McGill is a world‐class university, consistently recognized by McLean’s magazine as the top university in Canada, and ranked amongst the top 30 universities in the world by the QS World University rankings.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three examples of published work, and three letters of reference via the Academic Jobs Online website here: The search committee will begin reviewing applications on Mar 1 2018 and will continue to do so until a suitable candidate is found.

If the successful candidate satisfies the specific eligibility conditions of the program, the candidate may be supported by the University for nomination to a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Child Well-Being, which provides protected time for research within a full-time academic appointment. A Tier 1 CRC is a senior chair to be held by a full Professor or an Associate Professor who will earn a senior promotion within two years of acceptance of the award. The eligibility conditions for the CRC chairs are described at

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
McGill School of Social Work
3506 University Street, Room 300
Montreal, Quebec CANADA
H3A 2A7

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