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Social Work: Assistant Professor or Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Eau Claire, Wisconsin (US)
Commensurate with Experience
Date posted
Jun 11, 2024


The Department of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is seeking either a tenure-track faculty member or a clinical instructor to start August 2024. 


For appointment as a tenure-track faculty member - A doctoral degree in social work or a closely related discipline and an MSW from a CSWE-accredited program. Teaching experience at undergraduate or graduate level. 

For appointment as a clinical instructor--An MSW from a CSWE-accredited program and at least two years full-time post-MSW employment in social work. Teaching experience at undergraduate or graduate level.


Commitment to equity and inclusiveness and ability to bring diverse perspectives and experiences to campus. Ability to teach a broad array of courses across a generalist social work curriculum including both face-to-face and online modalities. Ability and interest in teaching introductory-level social work courses for both social work majors and non-majors. 


For appointment as a tenure-track faculty member--Teach four courses per semester as well as engage in scholarship, academic advising, and service to the university and community.

For appointment as a clinical instructor--Teach four courses per semester, as well as engage in academic advising and service to the university and community. 

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 10,000 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Website:  Please create an account and login prior to applying. If you do not have a registered account, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, enter your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the Social Work: Assistant Professor or Clinical Assistant Professor position (Job ID #20959) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Names and contact information for three references

Please direct requests for additional information to Dr. Lisa Quinn-Lee at

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by July 5, 2024.  However, screening may continue until position is filled.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer.

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