Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor - School of Social Work

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Education, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The West Virginia University School of Social Work ( ) seeks a faculty member to teach and advise in the MSW Online Program beginning in August 2021 or January 2022. This position requires regular presence on the Morgantown campus. The twelve-month position carries the academic rank of Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor, depending on the candidate’s level of graduate education. Teaching faculty appointments at WVU are full-time, promotable, non-tenure track, renewable term appointments with no limit on the number of terms.

This position will join a faculty team dedicated to the MSW online program. The WVU School of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and enrolls approximately 350 students at the BSW and MSW levels. The MSW Program offers a specialization in Advanced Integrated Practice. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their scholarship, teaching, or service are engaged in the study of anti-racism, equity, and justice.

WVU is a R1 research land grant university located within 90 minutes of Pittsburgh and 3.5 hours from the Washington/Baltimore area. Morgantown has been recognized as one of the most livable small cities in the U.S. There are extensive recreational opportunities, excellent public schools, and a supportive University environment in which to develop a visible and productive career. The WVU Dual Career Program is available to assist candidates with suitable employment opportunities for spouses or partners.

Qualifications :

Academic qualifications include a CSWE-accredited master’s degree in social work (candidates who also have a doctoral degree are eligible for appointment at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor); two years post-MSW professional practice experience; and, documented ability to develop online courses and teach effectively in an online setting.

To apply submit a single PDF document containing (a) a letter of application outlining your interest in, and qualifications for, the position; (b) vita; and (c) contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. For further information, contact Mandy Weirich, Search Committee Chair, at .

WVU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The university values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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