Assistant Professor

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 11, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor

Position Number: F00218P
Position Type: Faculty
Position Category: Fulltime Faculty
Driver Classification: Non Driver
City: Richmond
Division: Academic Affairs/Provost
Department: College of Letters, Arts & Soc Sci
Unit: Anthropology/Sociology/Social Work
Contact Person: Jeremy Mulholland
Funding Source: Institutional

About the College/Department:

Position Summary:
The Eastern Kentucky University Department of Social Work is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member for the Social Work Program. The successful candidate will bring proven ability to develop and teach online courses as well as traditional face-to-face classes. This is a 9-month position beginning August 2021.
The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program was first accredited in 1977 and has shown tremendous growth. 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.

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
• Licensed CSW
• Significant (10+ years) practice experience
• Significant record of success in college/university teaching
• Experience teaching macro level courses
• Evidence of service to the community and the profession

Desired Qualifications:
• Significant record of success with program administration
• Curriculum development experience

Posting Number: F00218P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 01/11/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date: 2/10/2021
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

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

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