Social Work: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Working Title Social Work: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Department School of Social Work Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Position Number TBD Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position

Would you like to teach in a university where students report the greatest strength is faculty and staff who know them by name, and who care about them? At NKU we are deeply committed to “up close and personal” education. We are agile and innovative, with a campus culture that is collaborative, collegial, and civil.

Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, NKU is a nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Our institution is built on core values that emphasize multidimensional excellence, learner-centered education, civic engagement, multiculturalism, innovation, collegiality, and collaboration across disciplines and professional fields.

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged. For additional information on Northern Kentucky University, visit http://www.nku.edu.

Primary Responsibilities

The School of Social Work at NKU announces the availability of an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position.

Responsibilities include:
• teaching undergraduate and graduate courses;
• working collaboratively with colleagues;
• engaging in scholarly activity;
• engaging in community and university service;
• participating in outreach activities.

Qualifications

Required qualifications include: 1) an MSW from a CSWE -accredited program, 2) an earned doctorate in social work or a related field ( ABD considered with confirmed completion date), 3) teaching interests in social work practice, (with a minimum of two years post-masters practice experience), research, and/or policy, 4) the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, 5) a history of or potential to engage in scholarly activity, 6) willingness to engage in community and university service, 7) willingness to participate in outreach activities, 8) demonstrated experience working effectively with diverse populations, and 9) demonstrated sensitivity to cross cultural perspectives and experiences. Preferred qualifications include: 1) experience and engagement with community-based projects and 2) experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. The position is tenure track, nine months, with competitive salary and possible summer employment.

Interested individuals should submit the following: 1) application, 2) letter of intent, 3) teaching philosophy, 4) curriculum vitae, 5) evidence of quality teaching, 6) names and contact information of three professional references, 7) a statement of inclusion and diversity philosophy, and 8) research agenda 9) copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted at this initial stage).

Direct any questions to Dr. Megan Lindsey (lindseym4@nku.edu) BSW Program Director, Assistant Professor. The School of Social Work. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Any candidate who is offered this position is required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by Kentucky State Law.

Minimum Education ABD Preferred Education Doctorate
Requisition Number 2021F537 Job Open Date 05/24/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/10375 Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Evidence of teaching style and effectiveness
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Diversity Statement
  7. Unofficial graduate transcripts
Optional Documents

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