School of Social Work: Adjunct Instructor/Lecturer (104306)

Job description

The School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is soliciting part-time adjunct instructor/lecturer for the BSW and MSW programs to teach courses in the areas of social work practice, policy, research, Human Behavior and Social Environment (HBSE), and in other related areas. The courses will be taught in face-to-face, blended, or online format.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

The Adjunct Search Committee will screen applicants to determine whether they are a good fit for our program. If approved by the Adjunct Search Committee, applicants will be placed in a 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 2 hours per week per course)
  • Teaching (about 3 hours per week per course)
  • Grading required coursework
  • office hours (2 hours per week per course)
  • Adapt a course syllabus from the master syllabus that will be provided to the applicant
  • Participate in the annual Adjunct Orientation and Teaching Workshop and in additional training and mentoring sessions as needed

All new instructor/lecturers should plan to attend an Adjunct Orientation and Teaching Workshop, which is held once a year at the School of Social Work in Urbana.

Minimum Requirements:
  • A master's degree in social work (preferred) or other social or family science area.
  • Prior relevant teaching at the college level or training experience
  • Prior practice and/or research experiences are preferred

Application Process

To ensure full consideration complete applications must be submitted by October 29, 2018. Interviews and hires may take place prior to the closing date. The start date for this position will be 1/1/2019. 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, email address, and phone numbers of three references.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact the School's HR department at [email protected]. For more information about this adjunct teaching opportunity. You may contact a member of the Adjunct Search Committee through the School's HR department. 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.

College Name or Administrative Unit: School of Social Work
Category: 1-Faculty
Title: School of Social Work: Adjunct Instructor/Lecturer (104306)
Open Date: 10/08/2018
Close Date: 10/29/2018
Organization Name: School of Social Work





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Posted: 10/9/2018
Application Due: 10/30/2018
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