Instructor of Social Work

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Position Title

Instructor of Social Work

Additional Information

Applications are invited for part-time semester social work instructor positions in the Department of Social Work available Fall 2021 semester.

Candidates are expected to have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in social work education and practice, and to be competent in contemporary approaches to social work education. Responsibilities include teaching social work courses across the curriculum in BSW and MSW .

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Length of Appointment

PT Semester


Applications are invited for part-time semester instructor vacancies in social work in the Department of Social Work available Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 semesters. Candidates are expected to have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in social work education and practice, and to be competent in contemporary approaches to social work education.

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree in social work from a Council on Social Work Education accredited program
• At least two (2) years of full time professional practice experience post master’s in social work

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

• At least one (1) year of teaching experience in undergraduate or graduate social work education
• Demonstrated knowledge of the use of information technology to support social work education
Current license: LSW, LCSW, also LCAC

Required Certifications/Licensures

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

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EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.


Social Work:900040

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Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Dr. Greta Slater, Interim Chair and Associate Professor

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Master's Transcripts
  2. Doctorate Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1

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