Chatham University — Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Work

Chatham University has an immediate opening for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Work. This key position will be responsible for coordinating the field education component of the social work curriculum and teaching in our Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited Bachelor of Social Work program.

Chatham University strives to promote a campus environment that understands and embraces multiculturalism while increasing individuals’ intercultural competence. We actively work to build and sustain a diverse and culturally vibrant campus, which promotes employee and student success and retention.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaching a 2/2 course load, 12 credit hours
  • Administering all aspects of our field education program including: 
    • Student placement
    • Oversite of students in the field
    • Development and maintenance of relationships with community agencies
  • Develop and maintain an active research program
  • Advising students
  • Participation in college-wide academic initiative


  • Ph.D. in social work or a closely related discipline
  • Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW)
  • Two years of post-MSW practice experience are required

Chatham University offers competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should visit and follow the instructions to complete the application process. Applications received by January 7, 2022 will receive primary consideration. To ensure full consideration, please submit:

  • Cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching and research statement
  • Contact information for three professional references

All documents should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and Actively Seeks Diverse Candidates

About Chatham:
Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a “Best College” by U.S. News & World Report, andas the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of ’29)-is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review. 

Chatham’s mission is: “to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work…by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.” Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community. 

Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Located in Pittsburgh, PA-one of the country’s most livable cities and great college towns-Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world’s most sustainable campuses. 

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.