Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.
The Department of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites applications for one tenure-track 9-month faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor.
The Department of Social Work has both BSW and MSW programs. Programs include advanced standing, part-time and night/evening, and off-campus sites. The successful candidate may be required to teach across the BSW and MSW social work curricula, and field practicum. He/she will provide academic advisement, develop curriculum including on-line courses, and/or teach some courses at off-campus sites. In addition to instructional duties, he/she is required to maintain an active program of scholarship, participate in service activities, and be willing to seek and participate in extramural funding.
Rank is open and depends on the qualifications and achievements of the candidate, but no higher than the rank currently held at another university. Appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor is preferred.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: A Master of Social Work degree from a CSWE accredited institution is required but a doctoral degree in social work or closely related field is preferred, ABD will be considered; two years post MSW work experience; college/university teaching experience; ability and willingness to teach at online and evening classes; ability to teach multiple areas of the BSW and MSW curricula; willingness to teach/supervise field practicum; potential for scholarship; and willingness to serve on university and departmental committees and provide community services.
Special Instructions to Applicants: This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.