School of Social Work: Adjunct Instructor/Lecturer (F1700031)

Champaign, IL
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

School of Social Work
Adjunct Instructor/Lecturer

The School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is soliciting part-time adjunct instructor/lecturers for the BSW and MSW program to teach the Death and Dying course starting fall 2017. This course examines various aspects of death and dying, including cultural beliefs and practices regarding grief and loss, types of deaths, and impact of death across the lifespan. It meets a general education requirement and is taught on-campus in Urbana. All instructors/lecturers, including those instructor/lecturers are required to attend an Adjunct Orientation and Teaching Workshop. These workshops are held once a year at the School of Social Work in Urbana. Participants must pay their own travel expenses. Applicants will be screened by the Adjunct Search Committee to determine whether they are a good fit for our program. If approved by the Adjunct Search Committee they will be placed in our pool of potential adjunct instructor/lecturers. Becoming a member of the pool does not guarantee an appointment, but does ensure consideration for adjunct teaching opportunities based on the needs of the School of Social Work.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Preparation for class (approximately 1-2 hours per week per course)
• Teaching (3 hours per week)
• Grading required coursework
• Office hours (2 hours per week per course)
• Create course syllabus using the master syllabus developed by full-time faculty
• Participate in one required Adjunct Orientation and Teaching Workshop annually and in additional training and mentoring sessions

Minimum Requirements:
A Master's degree in Social Work is required. Five years prior experience working with older persons, palliative care and/or hospice required. Prior relevant teaching or training experience, including online teaching and research experience is preferred.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. To ensure full consideration complete applications must be submitted by April 28, 2017. Interviews and hires may take place prior to the closing date. Please create your candidate profile at and upload a cover letter that addresses your interest in teaching as an adjunct instructor/lecturers, area(s) of expertise , curriculum vita, and the name, address, and phone numbers of three references.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Jaime Waymouth at . For more information about this adjunct teaching opportunity. you may contact a member of the Adjunct Search Committee through Jaime Waymouth. You may also visit for information about the School.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

Organization Name: School of Social Work
College Name or Administrative Unit: School of Social Work
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Open Date: 04/07/2017
Close Date: 04/28/2017


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