Non-Tenure-Track, Lecturer in Social Work

Alabama, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 12, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Social Work at the University of North Alabama is accepting applications for the position of Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer.  Duties of the position include teaching five courses each semester, student advisement responsibilities, assistance with field internships as needed, and serving on relevant committees. Candidate must be able to teach across the BSW curriculum as well as engage in a collaborative relationship with the Director of Field Instruction to develop professionally grounded social workers that are knowledgeable, skilled and ethical in keeping with the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) accreditation standards. This candidate will also serve as liaison between the Department of Social Work and the community, maintaining office hours in accordance with University policy, and performing other duties as assigned by the Department Chair. Applicants should have a high commitment to effective classroom teaching, student advising and mentoring, curriculum development, and professional activity.  Prior experience working with community agencies in a student supervisory capacity is desired.  Previous supervisory experience in a community social work agency is also highly valued.

Minimum Qualifications: MSW from a CSWE accredited social work program (required), and minimum two years post MSW social work practice experience in a social services setting.

We are actively seeking faculty who aspire to educate a student body rich in diversity with respect to gender, ethnicity, first-generation student status, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and academic interests.  We particularly value faculty who are committed to mentoring and educating students from the broadest possible cross-sections of their communities and countries.

To view and/or apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at   Applications will only be accepted via this system.  For questions, please email or call 256.765.4291 and select option #2.  Selecting an option other than #2 will result in a delayed response.  Please see the special instructions to applicants’ section of the posting for required documents.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus. We welcome applicants who are committed to working at a university that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students.  Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Plan: