The Social Work Department at Misericordia University, located in Dallas, Pennsylvania, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track,10- month faculty and chair position, beginning August 2021. Rank and salary are negotiable and dependent upon applicant’s experience and qualifications.
Faculty members are expected to teach both social work courses (introductory and in their area of expertise) and sociology courses and actively participate in scholarly activities, student advisement, and service to the University and profession. The faculty member will assist with fieldwork preparation, student advising, and student clinical mentorship. Chair responsibilities will be identified.
The following qualifications are minimum requirements for consideration:
1.) Earned Master’s degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited program
2.) A minimum of two-years post-master’s social work degree practice experience
3.) Experience as a Department Chair or higher administrative position
4.) A LSW or LCSW
5.) Eligible for licensing in Pennsylvania
6.) A minimum of two years teaching experience at the college level, preferably in the BSW or MSW program
7.) A working knowledge of CSWE standards
8.) A commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion demonstrated by experience supporting diverse learners and/or research interests that explore equity initiatives and outcomes
The following qualifications are preferred for consideration:
1.) Doctoral Degree
2.) Hybrid/online teaching experience
3.) Successful accreditation experience with CSWE
Misericordia University, founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, has a long history of providing the community with social workers who are compassionate, well educated, and able to deal with the challenging demands of the biopsychosocial needs in today’s society. The College of Health Sciences and Education (in which the Social Work program resides) offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs, as well as certificate program in specialized areas. Curricula in all Health Science degree programs support the mission of Misericordia University and its core values of mercy, service, justice, and hospitality. Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty, and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.
For confidential consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three references via the online application.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.