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Part-Time Lecturer (Social Work)

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Michigan

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Job Details

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Part Time
Job_Number: 02348
Closing: Continuous
Location: Main Campus
Division: AHS

General Summary

Depending on program needs, which vary by semester, the School of Social Work (SSW) at Eastern Michigan University may seek new Part-Time Lecturers to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in social work practice, social policy, social work theory, social work research and diversity. Graduate concentration courses focus on the areas of practice with children and families; practice in health and aging; and practice in the areas of substance abuse and mental health.

The position is based on course assignment availability each semester, with applications being 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 then applicants who meet our criteria will be contacted. Although this position remains continuously posted, it doesn't guarantee that the SSW is currently hiring.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching may include a number of particular obligations which employees are expected to fulfill, including but not limited to: prepare and instruct assigned course to meet overall course objectives and program goals; establish and maintain an environment conducive to student learning; meeting with students during and outside of assigned classes, assessing student work and performance, preparing syllabi and course materials, providing copies of syllabi, course materials, and collect and provide program assessment data to their supervisor on request, coordinate efforts with other instructors, and assigning and submitting grades in accordance with established Eastern Michigan University policies and procedures.

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 undergraduate 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.

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Federation of Teachers (EMUFT) Part-time Lecturers, which covers wages and other terms and conditions of employment.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report

The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is available online

The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety at 1200 Oakwood St. or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 734-487-0892 or emailing [email protected]



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