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Prairie View A&M University Assistant Professor of Social Work in United States

Job Title

Assistant Professor of Social Work


Prairie View A&M University


Dept of Social Work

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Prairie View, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences at Prairie View A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track Social Work faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, within the Division of Social Work, Behavioral and Political Sciences. Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to teaching four courses each semester, advising students, participating in curriculum and program development, serving on committees, and active engagement in research and publications.


  • Teach four courses, advise students, participate in curriculum and program development, serve on committees, actively engage in research and publications.

  • Engage in student recruitment teaching, research and publishing, take on committee assignments at all levels of the University, and provide services to the community and the profession.

  • Actively engage in scholarly activities aimed at publication, grant proposal writing, and paper presentations at professional conferences.

Education and Experience:

  • Must have an earned Doctorate (PhD/DSW) in Social Work. A Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a CSWE-accredited program is required.

  • Track record of research and publications or strong potential in all areas of Social Work and Human Services.

  • Must have at least two years post-MSW experiences in social work practice.

  • Ability to teach across the BSW generalist program curriculum is preferred.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

  • Must be committed to undergraduate generalist social work education and knowledge building through research and publications.

  • Knowledge of the Social Work accreditation process with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Job Posting Close Date:

  • Until Filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses, and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees, and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System.  The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research, and service. PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston.

For more information, visit www.pvamu.edu .

Your career opportunities with a “University of the First Class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Veterans/ Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.



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