Job Details
Assistant Professor of Social Work, Tenure Track, Starting September 1, 2021
Galloway - Main Campus
Social & Behavioral Sciences (240005)
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences is seeking applicants for a full time, Tenure Track, (10-month) Assistant Professor of Social Work for the Undergraduate Program. This position will begin September 1, 2021. Excellent teaching and a burgeoning program of scholarly activity expected.  Candidates should be able to teach Race, Ethnicity and Diversity, Research and History of Social Welfare Policy courses and across the curriculum. Expectation in teaching evening classes and teaching in the BSSW program at the main Galloway Campus and at our anchor campus in Atlantic City. Experience with a culturally diverse population desired.

  • Offer courses in department and the General Studies curriculum
  • Serve as a preceptor to students
  • Participate in curriculum development and accreditation tasks, as required
  • Participate in scholarship and/or creative activities as appropriate to the discipline.
  • Provide service to the university, community, and profession
  • Perform other duties as designated by the Dean or the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs  
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications:

  • MSW degree from CSWE accredited program required
  • Ph.D./ D.S.W. or ABD in Social Work or related discipline
  • Minimum of two years post-MSW practice required
  • Ability to teach Race, Ethnicity and Diversity, Research and History of Social Welfare Policy courses
  • Candidates should be able to teach across the curriculum
  • Prior teaching experience at a college/university level
  • Experience with culturally diverse populations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with accreditation
  • Focused Research Agenda
Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest, Scholarly or Creative Work Samples, Scholarship Plans and Research Capabilities, Teaching Effectiveness Document, Teaching Philosophy Statement, Unofficial Transcripts

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF.

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Short (1-page) teaching philosophy statement
  4. Documents showing evidence of teaching effectiveness
  5. Short description of Scholarship plans and research capabilities
  6. Samples of scholarly or creative work (e.g. documents, video, etc.)
  7. Unofficial Graduate transcripts
  8. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone


Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.