McGill University, School of Social Work

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Position ID:McGill-School of Social Work-CASEN [#12758]
Position Title: Assistant Professor (Professional)
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Montreal, Quebec H3A2A7, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Social Work / Practice with Individuals & Families
Appl Deadline:2019/01/15help popup finished (2018/11/13, finished 2019/07/21, listed until 2019/05/13)
Position Description:    

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The School of Social Work invites applications for a non tenure-track Assistant Professor (Professional) position with an expected start date on August 1st 2019, or until committee finds suitable candidate. The initial appointment for this Contract Academic Staff position is three (3) years, and may be renewed subject to a performance review in the final year. The salary for the position will be negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The School is actively seeking applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity who reflect the community we serve.

The successful candidate will have extensive clinical practice experience, an established record of teaching, an ability to engage in applied research and a commitment to professional leadership. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in social work or related field and at least six years of social work practice experience, including social work supervision. Candidates with an MSW and at least eight years of social work practice and leadership experience will also be considered. Eligibility for OTSTCFQ membership and fluency in French are assets.

This appointment forms part of the academic renewal of the School of Social Work which includes nine recent tenure‐track faculty appointments, including 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; MSW Thesis and Non-Thesis programs that offer advanced research skills and advanced practice skills respectively at the level of individuals and families, communities, and social policy, with expertise in the areas of refugees, migrants and international social work; Indigenous issues; mental health, trauma and resilience; health and disabilities; gerontology; and children and youth. 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 recognised by McLean’s magazine as the top university in Canada, and ranked amongst the top 25 universities in the world by the QS World University rankings.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees to the Academic Jobs Online website:

Inquiries should be sent to Professor Nico Trocmé, Director of School of Social Work, via email at The search committee will begin reviewing applications on January 15, 2019 and will continue to do so until a suitable candidate is found.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660.

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

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