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Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work

Oakland University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 27, 2023

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Job TitleVisiting Assistant Professor of Social WorkRequisition No.0000662Job Description SummaryThe Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, & Criminal Justice invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work of Social Work position to begin August 15, 2023, to support our newly established MSW program and our existing BSW Program. We are looking for candidates who have the potential to teach a 3-3 course load across the generalist and advanced generalist curriculums of MSW and BSW programs, including teaching HBSE, research and practice. Oakland University’s Social Work program values diversity and issues related to social justice, therefore, we are seeking a candidate who is well-equipped to infuse diversity and related advocacy content in teaching and service activities. This is a one-year term beginning August 15, 2023 with the possibility for renewal.Minimum QualificationsA Ph.D. in social work or a related field, an MSW from an accredited program, and two years of post-MSW work experience are required for appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. ABD candidates will be considered but will be appointed at the rank of Visiting Instructor for the year unless we are provided evidence of Ph.D. completion prior to August 1. Non-PhD applicants with an MSW from an accredited program and two years of post-MSW work experience would be appointed as Visiting Instructor.Special Instructions to ApplicantsTo apply, go online to to upload the following documents for application: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching philosophy, statement on your contributions to diversity and social justice, one writing sample, and unofficial transcripts. Contact information for references will be requested in the online application and they will be provided a link through which letters are to be submitted. For full consideration, please apply by May 26, 2023. If you have questions or require additional information about the position, please contact Maria Beam, Faculty Search Chair at Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis; provided, however, that Oakland University will sponsor an individual for J-1 visa status if the individual is selected for the position and if Oakland University determines that the individual may be eligible for J-1 visa status. Oakland University will not sponsor applicants for this position for work visa status in any category other than J-1.School/College & Department/Program SummaryA unit of the College of Arts & Sciences, the interdisciplinary Department enrolls approximately 600 undergraduate majors. The Social Work Program enrolls approximately 240 undergraduates, along with 115 MSW students.More About Oakland University Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Pay Basis Open Date04/26/2023Open Until FilledYesJob CategoryVisiting FacultyEEO Statement Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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