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Assistant Professor of Social Work

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Posting Details

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Classification Title
Assistant Professor of Social Work

Working Title

Social and Behavioral Science

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Job Summary/Basic Function


1. Faculty typically teach 12 hours per semester (undergraduate), including a combination of service courses, upper-level offerings (including lab-based courses), and courses in their specialty area.

2. Faculty are expected to engage in professional development and scholarly pursuits and involve undergraduate students in these endeavors.

3. Faculty are expected to contribute to the department, University, and profession through appropriate service obligations, including the advising of students and committee service.

4. Teach undergraduate political science courses as assigned.

5. Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.

6. Evaluate and grade students’ class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers.

7. Collect and analyze data for program and university assessment.

8. Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.

9. Compile, administer, and grade examinations.

10. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.

11. Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues, to include internship placements.

12. Develop and use multimedia course materials and other current technology, such as online courses.

13. Perform administrative duties as needed.

14. Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.

15. Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.


1. Assist department chair with continual program development.

2. Participate in unit meetings and other university-wide activities/committees.

3. Other duties as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.


1. Doctorate preferred. ABD will be considered.

2. Training, experience, and interest in political science.

3. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written communication skills.

4. Previous successful work experience with culturally diverse populations a plus.

5. Cope effectively with adversity and demonstrate leadership skills that promote cooperation.

6. Willingness to seek external funding/grants.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should have earned MSW degree from a CSWE accredited MSW program. Applicants should also hold a Ph.D. in Social Work; ABDs with planned completion dates prior to Fall 2023 may also be considered. Successful applicants will demonstrate evidence of research productivity and a clear commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants with on-campus teaching experience in a range of Social Work courses are preferred.

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Position Category
Faculty - Tenure Track Appointment

Budgeted Annual Salary
Commensurate with experience

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph. D. in Social Work?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents


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