Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Social Work and Human Services
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. Department Information
The Department of Social Work and Human Services is comprised of diverse faculty representing a broad range of robust qualitative and quantitative scholarship and a strong record of community engagement and professional service. The Department offers an undergraduate degree in Human Services as well as the graduate Master of Social Work. Both are accredited programs by (Council for Standards in Human Services and Council on Social Work Education, respectively.) Additionally, the Department offers certificates and minors
in Nonprofit Management and Social Innovation and Child Advocacy Studies.
The Wellstar College of Health and Human Services is a dynamic and diverse college composed of four academic units: the Department of Social Work and Human Services, the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education and the Wellstar School of Nursing. The College also houses the Academy for Inclusive Learning and Social Growth and the Continuing Education Division. The Wellstar College occupies a $60 million Health Science Building (Prillaman Hall). This LEED-certified, state-of-the-art building provides a quality facility of almost 200,000 square feet. It is a College on the move making significant contributions to excellence in education, community service (both locally and globally), and scholarship. https://wellstarcollege.kennesaw.edu/swhs/index.php Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor faculty position in the Department of Social Work and Human Services beginning August 1, 2022. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities
Teaching predominantly in the Master of Social Work Program, with an emphasis in clinical practice courses, with additional courses taught in the undergraduate Human Services Program Maintaining and growing a strong research and scholarship agenda since KSU is an R2 institution Providing service to the Department, College, University, Profession, and the Community Required Qualifications
The successful candidate must have:
earned doctorate or its foreign equivalent in social work, human services, or other closely related field, a Master of Social Work degree from a CSWE-accredited program, a minimum of 5 years post-Master of Social Work clinical practice experience, advanced clinical license (L.C.S.W. or equivalent), and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
ABD's with substantial progress towards dissertation defense may be considered. These candidates must include
in their application materials a letter from their dissertation chair with a projected date of defense. Degree must be earned by the start date. Preferred Qualifications
practice with populations experiencing behavioral health challenges (e.g., substance use and addictive disorders, mental illness, developmental and intellectual disabilities) evidence of teaching and practice with culturally and ethnically diverse populations and communities experience using different teaching modalities (e.g., online, hybrid) and also using classroom management strategies that enhance success of diverse learners interest and experience in program development and leadership evidence of a research agenda, record of scholarship, and a commitment to seeking external funding that aligns with practice experience. Required Documents to Attach
a letter of interest including qualifications, professional activities, research agenda and accomplishments; current curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement noting contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; names, addresses and contact information of at least four (4) professional references; unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hiring). Apply Before Date
The application deadline for full consideration is December 1, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Monica Nanden, [email protected]
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. Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.
Participant ID: 61415 Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf
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