Adjunct Instructor - Social Work (Spring 2021)

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Job Description:

The Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work Department at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) invites applications for a part-time online instructor in Social Work for the Spring 2021 semester. Candidates should be committed to social justice perspectives and interested in teaching undergraduate online courses for a public liberal arts college.

The instructor will teach one section of an upper-level internship replacement course, Racial Justice and Anti-Oppressive Practice, for students minoring in social work and criminal justice.

  1. PhD/DSW in Social Work preferred, ABD in Social Work also considered
  2. Undergraduate teaching experience desirable
  3. Fluent in the course management system Canvas
  4. Strong interest working with students in an interdisciplinary department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

Additional Information:

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that they operate, which extends to admission and employment at MCLA. MCLA is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 ("Title IX") to not discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries about the application of Title IX may be directed to each respective MCLA's Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, or both.

Nicole Comstock
Title IX Coordinator and Equal Opportunity Officer
Phone: (413) 662-5571
Mailing Address: 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA 01247

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
33 Arch Street, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02119-1424
Telephone: (617) 289-0111; FAX: (617) 289-0150; TDD (877) 521-2172

Application Instructions:

Please note that all part-time instructor postings are for adjunct pools. Positions may or may not be immediately available, however whenever openings occur, department chairs will turn to the adjunct pools to fill the openings.

Applicants to these pools will not hear back on their status unless an opening occurs and the department chairs decides he/she wishes to interview that candidate to possibly fill the new opening.

Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and two sample syllabi (any social work courses).

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 25, 2020.

Questions should be directed via email to Department Chair:

Dr. Ingrid E. Castro

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