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Assistant/Associate Professor, Social Work



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Position Summary:

The Master of Social Work Program invites applications for an annually renewable continuing

appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. This is a full-time faculty tenure track

position commencing in August 2024. The successful candidate will have earned an MSW degree

from a CSWE-accredited MSW Program and a doctoral degree in social work or a related field. The

successful candidate will also have at least two years, post-MSW practice experience, experience in

teaching and/or curriculum development in social work education, and demonstrated experience in

ethically sound research and scholarship.

Duties/Responsibilities:

• Teach and co-teach graduate courses in alignment with CSWE policies and standards

● Participate in development of and periodic revisions of the social work curriculum

● Advise and mentor a diverse population of students

● Engage in service to the MSW Program, Wingate University, profession, and community

● Conduct research leading to publication and/or securing external funding

● Maintain consistent, high quality communication with faculty, staff, and students

● Adhere to the general faculty guidelines as specified by Wingate University

● Maintain regular and predictable attendance on campus

● Adhere to policies and standards that actively support and advance Anti-Racism, Diversity,

Equity, and Inclusion

● Perform other job duties/responsibilities as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

• Ability to teach and co-teach graduate courses in social work

• Ability to develop curriculum and materials relevant for CSWE accreditation

• Proficiency in computer technology, including, but not limited to learning management

systems, Google Suite, and Microsoft Office

• Ability to conduct research leading to publications and/or secure external funding

• Ability to maintain consistent, high quality communication with faculty, staff, and students

• Ability to engage in service to the Master of Social Work Program, Wingate University, the

profession, and the community

• Ability to adhere to faculty guidelines as specified by Wingate University and develop a record

of teaching, scholarship, and service necessary for tenure and promotion

• Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance on campus

Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work Wingate University-Wingate, NC

Wingate University abides by all federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination solely on the basis of a person ’s race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age (over 40), sex, marital status or physical handicap, except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists. Wingate University is committed to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and its amendments. Wingate University expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. At this time, we are currently seeking candidates with legal authorization to work in the U.S.

WINGATE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCES

• Ability to comply and collaboratively work towards the Wingate University mission, vision, and

strategic road map

• Ability to actively support and advance Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

• Ability to perform other job duties and responsibilities as needed

Education and Experience:

• MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited MSW Program

• Doctoral degree (or ABD with an expected graduation by summer 2025) in social work or a

related field.

• Two years post-MSW social work practice experience

• Experience in teaching and/or curriculum development in social work education



Physical Requirements:

• Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer

• Communication both verbally and in writing with colleagues, students, and community

partners

• Capacity to meet with colleagues in various settings across campus

• Driving to and meeting with community partners in various settings in the county and region

How to apply:

Submit the following to Human Resources-Recruitment

• Letter of interest that includes the following:

• Discussion of experience in social work education and curriculum development,

including online course development and instruction

• Discussion of experience in working with diverse students based on identities such as

race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion,

and/or ability status

• Discussion of experience in working in a collaborative, team-based setting

• Discussion of experience and/or knowledge of CSWE accreditation standards

• Discussion of comfort level in working in a dynamic, forward-thinking social work

education program with an emphasis on innovation and creativity

• Discussion of needs and expectations in the areas of supervision and mentorship by

senior-level faculty members

• A current, curriculum vitae

• A statement of principles and vision regarding anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion

• Unofficial transcripts

• Contact information for three (3) professional references

Consideration of applications will begin on Monday, April 1, 2024 and will continue until the position is

filled.



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