MSW Lecturer, School of Social Work

North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 14, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lecturer Position:
MSW Lecturer, School of Social Work
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) invites applications for lecturer faculty position. Lecturer will have teaching responsibilities in the MSW Program, but candidates should be prepared to teach across the BSW/MSW programs and across the curriculum. Within the CHHS, the School of Social Work is ranked among the top 20 percent in the nation by US News & World Report. The open lecturer position is full-time, 9-month appointment, with an anticipated start date of August 2021. The position will have teaching responsibilities across all areas of BSW/MSW curricula, as well as student advising responsibilities. All faculty members provide service to the University, College, School, community, and profession. 

About the School of Social Work and UNC Charlotte: Our School of Social Work faculty and staff are committed to meaningful scholarship, diversity and community engagement, and excellence in teaching. Of the 17 institutions in the UNC System, The University of North Carolina Charlotte ( is the designated urban research university, and enrolls more than 30,000 diverse students. The School of Social Work has dynamic BSW and MSW programs with growing national recognition, and has recruited a diverse faculty and student body. Information about the School can be found at: 

Required: Candidates must possess a master’s degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited program and have at least three years post-master’s practice experience. Candidates must possess teaching experience and demonstrated excellence in instruction of social work courses (BSW and/or MSW or doctoral), and must have online (distance education) teaching experience in any field in higher education (taught at least one online course). Candidates must demonstrate ability to contribute to diversity/equity/inclusion -related initiatives as articulated in the School of Social Work’s mission and vision. 

Preferred: An LCSW in NC (or eligibility with comity to another state) is preferred. Doctorate in social work or related field is preferred. 

Applications: Application must be submitted electronically at - Position #003198 - MSW Perm Lecturer. Include a) cover letter summarizing your unique qualifications, including your ability to contribute to diversity/equity/inclusion -related initiatives as articulated in School of Social Work mission and vision; social work practice experience; teaching experience (including online teaching) and teaching philosophy; b) current CV; c) attachment with teaching evaluations demonstrating excellence or progressive improvements in teaching competencies; and d) list of three references with contact information. If you have questions, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Diana Rowan at our search committee email address - for clarification or information.

Special Note to Applicants: As a School of Social Work, we identify and promote practices and structures that support diversity development in the School’s work and in the community. The inclusion of underrepresented groups across the School is important: (1) to address and understand health and wellness disparities; (2) to facilitate the inclusion of diverse leaders with diverse ideas within the discipline; and (3) to cultivate an inclusive civil discourse among diverse parties and promote social justice. 

Review of applicants will begin after May 17, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. 

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks.