Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work

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Position Type:

Faculty, Tenure Track

Classification Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work

Position's Functional Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work

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Position Summary:

Governors State University (GSU) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Social Work, College of Health and Human Services. Rank is open. We seek candidates with a minimum of five years of post MSW practice experience, and two years teaching experience. The successful candidate will teach in the MSW and BSW Program and demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching social work practice grounded in a social justice ethic.

Minimum Qualifications:

•MSW from a CSWE-accredited institution;
•Doctorate in Social Work or a related field, ABD’s will be considered, but must complete all degree requirements by June 30, 2022;
•Two years of post-MSW teaching experience; and
•Minimum of five years post-MSW practice experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants holding a license in Clinical Social Work Practice, those with five years of post-MSW teaching experience, and those with experience teaching advanced social work practice in Child & Family Practice and/or Mental Health.

For consideration at the rank of assistant professor, the applicant must have
a beginning publication record and demonstrate the potential to secure
external funding to support their research agenda. For consideration for a
higher rank, the applicant must have a well-established record of
publications and scholarship and a demonstrated ability to secure external
research funding. Additionally, if an applicant is invited to an on
campus/virtual interview, you may be asked to provide evaluative materials
that will assist us in assessing your teaching experiences and a description of
your teaching philosophy.

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Posted: 2/21/2021
Application Due: 8/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time