Part-Time Lecturer (Social Work)

Ypsilanti, MI
Jul 06, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
General Summary

As need arises, the School of Social Work at Eastern Michigan University seeks part-time lecturers to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in social work practice, social policy, social work theory, social work research and diversity. Graduate concentrations courses focus in the areas of practice with children and families; practice with aging people; and practice in the areas of substance abuse and mental illness.

The position is based on course assignment availability each semester, applications are reviewed in June for Fall semester; November for Winter Semester and March for Summer semester. We will hold your application for one year, if a position does become available applicants that meet our criteria will be contacted.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching may include a number of particular obligations which employees are expected to fulfill, including but not limited to: meeting with students during and outside of assigned classes, assessing student work and performance, preparing syllabi and course materials, providing copies of syllabi and course materials to their supervisor on request, and assigning and submitting grades in accordance with established Eastern Michigan University schedules.

Perform related duties as required.


The selected candidate must have an MSW degree plus two years post-master's degree experience. Courses beyond the introductory level require five years post-masters experience, or a PhD and three years of social work experience. Candidates with prior teaching or training experience and positive evaluations are highly desired. Evidence of success in teaching or training is required for assignments to more advanced courses undergraduate courses, and graduate courses.

Supplemental Information

Applicants should submit a CV, names and contact information for two references, and a letter of interest that includes the courses they are interested in teaching.

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