Assistant Professor of Social Work Pos #160748
Posting DetailsPosting Information Posting Number FAC305P Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/10118 Classification Title Assistant Professor Working Title Assistant Professor of Social Work Pos #160748 Department Social Work Position Summary
The Department of Social Work at Western Carolina University invites application for a 9-month tenure track Social Work faculty position with employment beginning in August 2019. Qualifications include a MSW and a doctorate in Social Work or a related field completed on or before August 31, 2019. Candidates should demonstrate a well developed research agenda and a commitment to scholarship, teaching, field education and service. Duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate Social Work courses, conducting research, publishing and presenting in professional venues, seeking extramural funding, advising students, and engaging in social work practice.Carnegie statement
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarshipKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position Minimum Qualifications
MSW from a CSWE- accredited Social Work programPreferred Qualifications
An earned doctorate in Social Work or a related field or completion of a doctorate in Social Work or a related field by August 31, 2019. Eligibility for licensure as a clinical social worker (LCSW) in North Carolina.Position Type Permanent Full-Time Number of Hours Per Week Number of Months Per Year 9 Posting Text Open Date 02/07/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Application materials must be submitted online and include cover letter, vitae, research statement, unofficial transcripts and list of references. For questions or additional information contact: Dr. Josie Crolley-Simic, Search Committee Chair, Department of Social Work, HHS 322 Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723: 828-227-7112.Background/E-Verify
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.
Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.Credential Verification
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.AA/EOE
Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]University Safety
The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.Applicant Documents Required Documents
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Research Statement
- List of references
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