Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor

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Family Science & Social Work:  Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach full-load of courses in our graduate and undergraduate programs using online, hybrid, and face-to-face course formats.  Courses may include:  Introduction to Social Work, Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Social Welfare Policy, Social Work Practice with Families and Children, Social Work Practice I and II, Research Methods, Diverse Family Systems, Child Development, Adolescent Development, Couple Relationships, Child Life Theory and Practice, and Therapeutic Play.  Responsibilities may also include committee work, student advising and other duties/responsibilities as assigned by the Department Chair.

Require:  Earned master’s degree (for appointment as Instructor) or PhD (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor) in Social Work, Family Studies/Science, Human Development, Health Promotion, Child Life, or a related field.  The appointment may be recommended for additional one-year terms up to 5 years, depending on performance and funding.  This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desire:  Master’s degree in social work (MSW), two years post-MSW practice experience, earned PhD in Social Work or Family Studies/Science and Human Development or related field, certification as a Child Life Specialist and a minimum of two years of paid child life experience. Demonstrated record of teaching excellence in face-to-face and online courses.

Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae to   Department will request three letters of recommendation from references listed in application.  Direct inquiries to Elise Radina at [email protected].  Screening of applications begins May 27, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Posted: 5/13/2019
Application Due: 7/12/2019
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