Social Work Assistant Professor

Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Sep 01, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Social Work Assistant Professor

Position Number: F00204P
Position Type: Faculty
Position Category:
Driver Classification: Non Driver
City: Richmond
Division: Academic Affairs/Provost
Department: College of Letters, Arts & Soc Sci
Unit: Anthropology/Sociology/Social Work
Contact Person: 859-622-1644
Funding Source: Institutional

About the College/Department:


Position Summary:
The Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work is seeking applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty member for its Social Work Program. An ideal candidate would bring the skills to teach in both our Online Masters of Social Work Program (MSW) as well as our traditional face-to-face Bachelors of Social Work Program. This is a 9-month position beginning August 2021. The online MSW program is a new degree program being developed at Eastern Kentucky University. The application for Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) candidacy is in process with full accreditation anticipated by 2023.

The online MSW program builds on the success of our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program, first accredited in 1977, and the online BSW program. We seek a candidate who is interested in developing an innovative, student-centered program in an academic environment that values a collaborative approach that integrates social work practice, theory, and research. Such a candidate will join a faculty that teaches and engages in ongoing social work scholarship and service to the profession and community consistent with University expectations for tenure-track faculty. In addition, an ideal candidate would bring skills that contribute to the building of the new Masters program as their majority contribution to service requirements.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in social work
  • Two years of post-MSW practice experience
  • Excellent networking and professional communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree in social work
  • Curriculum development experience
  • Experience with conducting and publishing research

    Eastern Kentucky University, named among America's best colleges by Forbes and among “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, is a four-year public comprehensive university offering 149 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to over 16,000 students. Eastern Kentucky University is located in Richmond, Kentucky. Whether you prefer the relative peace and quiet of a small town or all the buzz of a large city, living in Richmond offers the best of both worlds. Richmond is a fast-growing but still quiet community of about 32,000 where the Bluegrass region and all its scenic horse farms meet the foothills of the rugged Appalachian mountains. Just 25 miles north, an easy drive on I-75, is Kentucky's second-largest city, Lexington, population 305,000. Other large cities within an easy two-hour, all-interstate drive are Louisville, KY, Cincinnati, OH, and Knoxville, TN.

    Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.


    Minimum Qualifications:
    · Master’s degree in social work
    · Two years of post-MSW practice experience
    · Excellent networking and professional communication skills


    Desired Qualifications:
    · Doctoral degree in social work
    · Curriculum development experience
    · Experience with conducting and publishing research


    Posting Number: F00204P
    Number of Vacancies: 1
    Job Open Date: 08/31/2020
    Application Review Date: 10/01/2020
    Job Close Date:
    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Special Instructions Summary:


    AA/EEO Statement:
    Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.


    Background Check Statement:
    Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.


    Document Link:

    To apply, visit https://jobs.eku.edu/postings/14873

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