Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Social Work

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 27, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title

Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Social Work

Additional Information

Applications are invited for a full-time, contract faculty appointment in the Department of Social Work available Spring Semester, 2021 to assist with our program expansion. Successful candidates will have the ability to teach across the undergraduate and graduate curriculum; demonstrate expertise in teaching social work practice, diversity, oppression, and privilege, practice and program evaluation, theory, and generalist field practicum.

Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the NASW Code of Ethics and communicate specific ways they will teach these standards to undergraduate and/or graduate students.

Candidates must have strong teaching and practice skills to develop instructional activities, facilitate class discussion, and provide clinical or macro practice supervision.

We seek candidates who have organizational leadership skills and experience building community partnerships.

Benefits and Community


Appointment Type


Length of Appointment

FT Academic Year


Teach across the undergraduate and graduate curriculum in social work practice, diversity, mental health and addictions, practice and program evaluation, theory, and advanced generalist field practicum.

Minimum Qualifications

A. Masters in Social Work from a CSWE -accredited program
B. Two (2) years post- MSW practice experience

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

A. Advanced license in social work and/or addictions ( LCAC )
B. Three (3) or more years of post- MSW practice experience
C. Three (3) or more years working in rural communities
D. Two (2) or more years of teaching experience at the graduate level
E. Expertise in substance use disorders, rural practice, health care, or gerontology
F. Excellent team facilitation skills and/or expertise in inter-professional education ( IPE )
G. History of professional service (eg., non-profit board, professional organization)
H. Experience with paneling is a plus (eg., Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance)
I. Current License: LSW, LCSW, also LCAC

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Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

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EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.


Social Work:900040

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Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Dr. Greta Slater, Chair and Associate Professor of Social Work,

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Master's Transcripts
  2. Doctorate Transcripts
  3. Licenses/Certifications
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1

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