Social Work Faculty Position (BSW)
Aurora University seeks talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning. As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester. Student advising is supported by professional staff. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Experience teaching at a smaller, private institution is highly preferred.
The School of Social Work is seeking a full-time faculty member serving as a BSW instructor with responsibilities teaching across educational levels.
SOCIAL WORK: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Work, BSW Program
(Applications submitted by May 1, 2021 will receive full consideration)
Qualified individuals must possess an MSW from a CSWE accredited program. Applicants must have a minimum of five years post-MSW social work experience, and knowledge of CSWE Standards. Higher education teaching experience required.
Responsibilities include teaching 12-credit hours per semester of undergraduate or graduate courses, attending university recruitment activities, and service to Aurora University and the community. In addition to teaching, the assignment will include curricular development, program assessment, student advising, and engagement in institutional service and professional scholarship.
This position requires a presence on campus. The lecturer position is a nine-month contract.
Preferred experience teaching micro, mezzo, macro systems in a social work program.
All benefit-eligible faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic applications welcomed.
Please submit application materials as follows:
Faculty Search, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506
Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.