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Faculty Employment Opportunities

The College of Behavioral & Community Sciences only accepts online applications at: http://www.usf.edu/employment

Position Announcement: Instructor I

Position Description: The Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling Program in the College of Behavioral & Community Sciences is seeking a twelve-month non-tenure earning Instructor I for the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Master's Program. The successful candidate must have a doctorate. This position will teach various classes and provide clinical supervision along with coordinating the Addictions and Substance Abuse Counseling Certification program. We seek individuals who bring energy and a deep commitment to academic excellence, within the scholar-practitioner tradition. We are particularly interested in candidates who are able to work with diverse students, stakeholders, and colleagues, and who have experience and credentials in rehabilitation, mental health, and addition counseling.
Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling or closely related counseling field; national certified as a rehabilitation counselor by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification or eligible to obtain a CRC within the first year of employment; and license eligible within the first year of employment as a mental health counselor in Florida.
Preferred Qualifications: Active license as a Mental Health Counselor and a specialization in Addictions Counseling. Teaching experience including online teaching. Professional experience in supervision of field experience and/or rehabilitation and mental health counseling practices. Demonstrated success in teaching graduate level courses in rehabilitation and mental health counseling and academic advising. Graduated from a CACREP-accredited doctoral program, Certified Addictions Professional (CAP), or is eligible.
Applicants must apply for these positions through the USF online application system at Careers@USF. Applicants must enter basic demographic information and upload their cover letters, CVs, and other requested information. This search will remain open until filled. For questions regarding the position, please contact Ryan Henry at rghenry@usf.edu.

Director of the School of Social Work (Job ID 11641)

The University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, a university committed to promoting social and economic justice through all of its educational programs, invites applications for Director of the School of Social Work. The person filling this position is expected to provide vision, leadership, and administrative direction to the School of Social Work. The Director is further expected to advocate for University, community, and professional organization support for the school, to pursue development opportunities, and to work collaboratively with other disciplines and programs within the University.

The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.2 percent of all universities. The Carnegie Foundation also classifies USF as a community engaged university. It is ranked 44th in total research expenditures and 38th in federal research expenditures for public universities by the National Sciences Foundation. The USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion, an annual economic impact of $4 billion, and serves 48,000 students in Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee.

Established in 2008, the College of Behavioral & Community Sciences is breaking new ground by combining knowledge gained through the behavioral sciences with knowledge gained from the community. Our emphasis on behavioral science reflects a focus on individuals, emphasizing behavioral research that examines the strengths, problems and challenges people encounter, as well as their need for clinical and supportive services. Our emphasis on community science reflects our commitment to understanding the larger contextual factors that have an impact on the well-being and safety of individuals and their families, such as the effectiveness of systems and policies that impact and support the well-being of individuals.

The School of Social Work has a strong tradition of providing social work education to the Tampa Bay area, the state and the nation. The BSW and MSW programs are fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. We have nearly 4,000 alums of the School, many of whom are practicing as leaders of state, regional, and local social service agencies and non-profit organizations. We seek a leader who has the management and research skills to serve as a facilitator for faculty research, scholarship, teaching excellence, service to the community and to the profession, and to foster continued dedication to faculty and student diversity. The person filling this position is expected to provide vision, leadership, and administrative direction to the School of Social Work.

Candidates must have a MSW from a CSWE accredited school of social work and an earned doctorate in social work/social welfare or in a related field. An established record of research/scholarship and demonstrated teaching excellence commensurate with appointment at the rank of Professor are required. Additional requirements are a successful record of securing and administering research grants and contracts; previous post-doctoral academic appointment in a school of social work with substantial academic administrative experience in a leadership position at the BSW, MSW and/or doctoral program level; and a demonstrated record of accomplishment in promoting diversity are required.

Mary Armstrong, Associate Professor, Department of Child and Family Studies, and Executive Director of the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, is search committee chair and welcomes confidential inquires and nominations at miarmstr@usf.edu.

Applicants may apply via Careers@USF to Job ID#11641. First review of applications will begin November 14th, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

If you have questions or need any additional help completing the application process, please contact us at USFCareersHelp@usf.edu or (813) 974-2970.

Postdoctoral Scholar – Research (Job ID 7480)

The College of Behavioral and Community Sciences is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar for two federally funded HIV disclosure grants. Both projects are evaluating interventions designed to enhance HIV disclosure decision-making among people living with HIV. The Postdoc will participate in all aspects of the project, including assessing the intervention, scholarly writing and publication, mentoring students, grant writing, project management, participation in workshops and conferences, and other related activities.

Minimum Qualifications: A doctoral degree in a social or behavioral, public health, nursing, or related field
Preferred Qualifications: Prefer experience with or research on HIV prevention or the LGBT community.
This position is subject to a Level 2 criminal background check.
The selected candidate will be appointed for one year, renewable for up to three years.

Clinical Instructor I (Job ID 10242)

Position Description: One opening for a Instructor, Level I, Speech-Language Pathology. Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Florida. Provide clinical supervision to graduate student clinicians enrolled

in the SLP practicum involving the diagnosis and treatment of communication disorders; mentor Master's students; and engage in service to the department, college, university, community and profession.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology, CCC-SLP, eligibility for Florida State Professional License in Speech-Language Pathology, and three years of professional experience post clinical fellowship. Expert clinical experience in any area of SLP.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in supervision of graduate students in clinical or university settings. Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Experience in documentation and assessment of student performance (ASHA Knowledge and Skills Assessment); Demonstrated experience in clinical research and implementation of evidence-based practice.
Applicants must apply for these positions through the USF online application system at usf.edu. The Job ID for this posting is 10242. Applicants will access Careers@USF, enter basic demographic information and upload their letter of interest, CVs, contact information for 3 references including current or most recent supervisor, and other requested information. Review of applications will begin May 27, 2016. This search will remain open until the position is filled.
For questions regarding the position, please contact Felix Matias.

USF MSW Online Instructor Chair (Job ID 11439)

Position Description: The University of South Florida, School of Social Work invites applications for MSW Online Social Work Program Instructor/Chair. The position is dedicated to providing instruction in the MSW program and contributing to the service needs in the School. The On-Line Program Chair of the MSW Program is responsible for the administration of the On-line Master of Social Work Program. Specific responsibilities include the following: a. Oversight of the MSW student admission process for the on-line program. b. Maintenance of an accurate and reliable record and report system for the on-line program. c. Represents the MSW online program at School, College, and University meetings of councils, committees and other entities as necessary and appropriate. d. Coordination of activities with the MSW Chair to assure the effective operation of the MSW program.
Direction of the program assessment and review to insure program quality and determine outcome effectiveness to be coordinated with the MSW Chair.
This is a 12-month continual appointment, subject to annual evaluations. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Tampa Bay area. Promotional opportunities are provided in accordance with University of South Florida – Tampa, Career Path for Instructors: Promotion Guidelines. Social work faculty members contribute to the mission of the College by preparing professional social workers for social work practice, evidence based social work practice and social justice. Please see the following website for additional information about the University of South Florida and the School of Social Work: http://socialwork.cbcs.usf.edu/.
Minimum Qualifications: MSW from a CSWE accredited School of Social Work, and Doctorate in Social Work (PhD or DSW) and/or related field. Two years of full-time or the equivalent of part-time post graduate social work practice experience, as well as two years of full-time or part-time teaching experience in social work education.
Preferred Qualifications: Administrative experience in social work education and/or leadership in a human service agency and experience in curriculum development and evaluation consistent with CSWE accreditation standards. Online teaching experience in social work education.

USF MSW Online Program Field Coordinator (Job ID 11440)

The University of South Florida, School of Social Work invites applications for MSW Online Social Work Program Field Coordinator. The position is dedicated to providing instruction in the MSW program and contributing to the service needs in the School. Additionally, the position will be involved with the recruitment of agency field instructors and partnering agencies at new locations in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Florida in coordination with the Director of Field Education for the School of Social Work. This is a 12-month continual appointment, subject to annual evaluations. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Tampa Bay area. Promotional opportunities are provided in accordance with University of South Florida – Tampa, Career Path for Instructors: Promotion Guidelines. Social work faculty members contribute to the mission of the College by preparing professional social workers for social work practice, evidence based social work practice and social justice. Please see the following website for additional information about the University of South Florida and the School of Social Work: http://socialwork.cbcs.usf.edu/.
Minimum Qualifications: MSW from a CSWE accredited School of Social Work, and state licensure in any state. Two years of full-time or the equivalent of part-time post-graduate social work practice experience, experience working in community agencies, as well as two years of full- time or part-time teaching experience in social work education.
Preferred Qualifications: Administrative experience in social work education and/or leadership in a human service agency and experience in curriculum development and evaluation consistent with CSWE accreditation standards. Online teaching experience in social work education.

Instructor I for online ABA Master's Degree (Job ID 11446)

Position Description: The Department of Child & Family Studies in the College of Behavioral & Community Sciences is seeking an Instructor 1 for its online Applied Behavior Analysis Master's program. This is a twelve-month non-tenure earning faculty position. This position coordinates all aspects of the online master's program under the supervision of the ABA program director, including working with Innovative Education and the ABA program to assure course scheduling and marketing as well as overseeing recruiting and evaluation of applicants and admission of students to the program. This position will also coordinate the practicum seminar, serve as instructor of record for the directed research course, teach other courses as needed, and advise students in the program.
Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in behavior analysis or a program with primary behavior analysis content. ABDs will be considered but doctorate must be conferred at the time of appointment. Current BCBA certification. ABA Supervisor training and at least one year of supervisory experience. ABA teaching and/or training experience.
Preferred Qualifications: ABA research productivity (publications and presentations). At least one year providing supervision consistent with the current BACB standards. Online teaching experience. Experience coordinating academic and/or training activities. Experience in academic advising.
Applicants must apply for these positions through the USF online application system at: http://goo.gl/BY6Esc. The Job ID for this posting is 11446.
Applicants will access Careers@USF to complete the application and upload their CV, letter of interest, and contact information for three references including their current/most recent supervisor. Review of applications will begin October 28, 2016. This search will remain open until the position is filled. For questions regarding the position, please contact Elizabeth Correia at eccorreia@usf.edu.