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Social WorkPosition Summary:
WCU, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has adopted a “Get Vaccinated or Get Tested” policy effective October 1, 2021. This will require you demonstrate evidence of full vaccination upon hire or be subject to regular testing. Carnegie statement:
The Department of Social Work at Western Carolina University is looking for qualified part-time (adjunct) faculty to teach selected courses or supervise social work student field placements. These appointments are on a course by course basis. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
This posting is continuous in order to develop a qualified pool of interested candidates. If your academic area of interest/expertise meets the programmatic needs of the WCU Social Work Department, you may be contacted to discuss proposed teaching opportunities. These needs change from semester to semester.
Minimum qualifications Master’s degree in Social Work with some practice experience. Candidates who teach in the substance abuse certificate program must be certified as a substance abuse counselor (CSAC) or hold licensure as a clinical additions specialist (LCAS).
Preferred: Master of Social Work with teaching experience
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 scholarship.Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Social Work with some practice experience. Candidates who are selected to teach in the substance abuse certificate program must be certified as a substance abuse counselor (CSAC), or hold licensure as a clinical addictions specialist (LCAS).Preferred Qualifications:
Master of Social Work with some teaching experience.Open Date:
07/07/2016Open Until Filled:
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Credential Verification:
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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. University Safety:
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