Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Faculty of Social Work University of Regina, Social Work-Dean's Office Canada

Posting Details

Special Instructions to Applicants Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2017, or until suitable candidates are identified. Submissions must include: a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, a detailed curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees. We thank everyone for their interest; however, only short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Faculty of Social Work. If you have any questions about this academic position, please contact:


Dr. Judy White
Faculty of Social Work
University of Regina, Saskatchewan
S4S 0A2.
Phone: (306)585-4037
Email: with Subject Line: "Faculty position".

CUPE Information (CUPE postings only)

Department/Unit Social Work-Dean's Office

Employee Group URFA

Category Academic

Position Title Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) - Faculty of Social Work - Regina

Salary Range Per URFA contractual agreement

Status Permanent

Duration (if term)

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

Part-Time %

Work Hours: Per contractual agreement.

Pay Grade Faculty Assistant Professor

Position Summary The Faculty of Social Work is inviting applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position. The Faculty's Mission Statement reads:


"The social work program of education, research and community service is designed to prepare students for critical generalist social work practice with diverse peoples. Informed by the principles of indigenization, sustainability and social justice, the social work program encourages students to identify the needs of the disadvantaged, marginalized and oppressed. It supports students in developing the commitment, knowledge, values, attitudes, and skills required to confront structural inequalities, and to empower individuals, families, and communities to realize their full potential. "


Applications are invited from those with an interest and background in teaching and research in the following social work areas: direct social work practice with individuals, families or groups; research and practice, from an anti-oppressive social work perspective, which includes: child welfare, human rights, population health, gender, disability, aging, Indigenous methodologies, decolonizing practices, multicultural and immigrant issues.


The successful candidate duties will include teaching at the BSW and MSW levels, conducting research, supervising graduate students, and contributing to the administrative structure of the Faculty of Social Work. The Faculty of Social Work has campuses in Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert. Note: face to face courses are not currently offered at our Prince Albert campus location. This appointment will be based in Regina with opportunities to teach away from the Regina campus. The appointment will begin July 1, 2018.

Requirements The minimum requirements call for a graduate degree in Social Work and a record of research and teaching in the areas of social work practice, education or policy. A Ph.D. in Social Work is preferred; however ABD will be considered. The salary will be commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience.

Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter

Teaching Philosophy
Letter of Reference 1
Letter of Reference 2
Letter of Reference 3
Research Interests/Projects
Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Posting Date 11-06-2017

Closing Date 12-31-2017

Diversity Statement The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

Competition Number 20171343


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