Assistant Professor - Social Work

Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant Professor - Social Work

Position Number: F00203P
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 a faculty member to join their Online Master of Social Work (MSW) Program. This is a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track position beginning August 2021. The online MSW program is a new degree program being developed at Eastern Kentucky University. The new online MSW Program offers an integrative advanced generalist concentration with Interdisciplinary University Certificate Programs in Addictions Intervention, Mental Health, Leadership and Management, Child and Family Services, and Social Advocacy and Justice. The application for Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) candidacy is in process with full accreditation anticipated by 2023.

The Online MSW Program seeks a candidate who is interested in developing an innovative, student-centered program that values a collaborative approach integrating practice, theory, and research. An ideal candidate will contribute to training emerging practitioners of advanced generalist social work in an interdisciplinary setting and engage in ongoing social work scholarship and service to the profession and community consistent with University expectations for tenure-track faculty. Remote candidates are encouraged to apply with an understanding they will be held to the same service standards and limited outside-employment stipulations as traditional full-time on-campus faculty.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in social work
  • A minimum of two years 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
    • A minimum of two years 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: F00203P
    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/15119

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