Visiting Assistant Professor, Social Work& Gerontology
The Program in Social Work and Gerontology invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work and Gerontology beginning August 13, 2018. The Department is seeking a scholar in the field of Social Work and Gerontology with a strong commitment to teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. The candidate’s primary responsibility will be to teach a six-course load over the two semesters, which will include courses in Social Work Research and Statistics and Gerontology, and providing academic advising for gerontology minors. A strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, undergraduate education of women, a liberal arts education, and service to the department and the College is expected.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Social Work or a related field; ABD considered if completion of doctorate is anticipated by May 18, 2019. M.S.W. from a CSWE-accredited program required. Teaching experience required. Starting date is August 13, 2018. Classes begin on August 20, 2018. This is a visiting, one-year appointment (academic year) with potential to become tenure-track based on need and approval of the department and the College.
Please send the following documents electronically to Frances Bernard Kominkiewicz, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Social Work and Gerontology and Social Work Program Director, at [email protected]:
• Letter of application
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of teaching philosophy/research activity
• Statement on diversity
Review of applications begin immediately and continues until the position is filled. If invited to progress to the next round of applications, you will be asked to provide all official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate work, evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g. portfolios, peer/chair evaluations), as well as three current and confidential letters of recommendation.
Established in 1844, Saint Mary’s College, the nation’s premier Catholic Women’s college, was founded and is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. As a Catholic institution of higher learning, Saint Mary’s College has a mission-driven responsibility to be diverse, inclusive, and equitable. The College encourages candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Saint Mary's College is a liberal arts college for women with a strong commitment to education of undergraduate women and graduate women and men. All faith traditions are welcome among our administrators, faculty, staff, and students.
Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission,
Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its diversity at all levels-- students, faculty, and staff-- and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.