BSW/MSW Adjunct Instructor

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jun 8, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title AJ - Adjunct Position Number J00001 Working Title BSW/MSW Adjunct Instructor Department Social Work Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Adjunct - Teaching Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Adjunct - Teaching Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

The BSW and MSW Programs in the School of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University are recruiting a pool of applicants for possible adjunct teaching positions in the following area(s) of focus: human behavior in the social environment, research, practice, policy, social justice, or various elective topics. Should the need for such adjunct teaching positions become available, the School of Social Work will contact persons in the pool whose credentials match our teaching needs. This pool will be accessed only when an opening arises. Your credentials will remain active for one year after the date you submit them. After one year, if you are still interested in adjunct teaching, you must re-apply to this adjunct pool. Note that we are unable to hire applicants who are not already in the pool.

1. Teaching
Teach BSW and/or MSW course(s) in the School of Social Work as needed. These classes could be inclusive of all areas within the discipline (listed above); to include face to face and/or distance education.

2. Service
As specified

Required Qualifications

- Masters Degree.
- Strong oral presentation and communication skills.
- Ability to work in a diverse environment

Preferred Qualifications

- Two years post MSW degree practice experience
- Prior teaching experience in social work education

Job Open Date 06/08/2021 Remove from posting on or before 06/01/2022 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

All candidates must attach to this application a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, and the names/contact information for three references (as an “Other Document”). For information about the School of Social Work, please visit

Additional Information

A background check, employment verification and official transcripts will be required prior to start date.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Masters degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If yes, what discipline is your degree in? (If no, type N/A)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * If you have earned an MSW, do you have a minimum of two years post-degree practice experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Would you be interested in teaching through an online or distance format?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this job posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please list which instructional area(s) you are interested in teaching. Options include Practice, Policy, HBSE, Research, Elective, and Social Justice.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

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