Faculty Positions

Multiple Positions (Faculty)

The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College/CUNY
New York, New York

Multiple openings beginning September 2015: The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College/CUNY invites applicants for open positions at any rank.

The Silberman School of Social Work (formerly Hunter College School of Social Work) has a national reputation as a leader in public urban education. Established in 1958, the School's mission is to prepare highly competent social work leaders to work in a variety of professional roles, settings, and communities in New York and other major urban centers in order to improve the lives of poor, vulnerable, and stigmatized people and the communities in which they live. The School is located in a state-of-the art building in the historic and vibrant New York City neighborhood of East Harlem. Our curriculum, scholarship, agency partnerships and innovations in social policy and practice reflect a commitment to recruiting and educating a diverse student body that values cultural complexity and social justice for New Yorkers, their neighborhoods, and its work force. The School has 43 full-time faculty, 1200 MSW students, is in the process of initiating a BSW program, and, in conjunction with The CUNY Graduate Center, offers a Ph.D. in Social Welfare. The School hosts major research and training partnerships.

Applications from candidates with a strong scholarly record in the area of early childhood and/or child mental health trauma teaching and research work are encouraged to apply for a faculty position at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.

They will have the opportunity to be associated with have our strong NCTSN child trauma specialty program for second year SW students. It integrates coursework, training in an evidenced based child trauma treatment and specialized field placements focused assessing and treating children and youth exposed to trauma. Opportunities exist for research on such topics as: developing trauma-informed programs and use of implementation science principles.

Full professor rank appointments based on the candidates research and teaching experience are possible are this is an open rank position.


Applicants must have an earned doctorate in social work or a related field. Preferred qualifications include applicants who have an MSW degree, successful teaching experience in clinical practice with individuals, families, and small groups; at least two years of practice experience, and a proven track record of funded research. Applicants with demonstrated success in agency and community based partnerships that provide opportunities for faculty scholarship and the development of improved service models and delivery systems are especially encouraged to apply. We are especially interested in applicants with a strong scholarly record in the areas of early childhood, mental health with children or youth, community practice or organizational, management & leadership.
Rank and salary: Dependent on academic background and experience.


If interested, please provide a cover letter specifying primary area of scholarship and records of funded research, a curriculum vitae, and names of three references to:

Chair, Search Committee
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College/CUNY 2180 Third Ave @ 119th Street, New York, New York 10035 Email: sssw.search@hunter.cuny.edu
Candidates are also required to apply online at:
Applicant review: Review of application will begin in September 2014 and continue until final candidates are identified.
Hunter College is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer. Females, minority members, disabled persons and veterans are
encouraged to apply.

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