Assistant Professor of Social Work

United States, North America
Feb 20, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track


  • The candidate must be willing to teach core courses in the generalist social work BSW program.
  • These on-campus, online, and hybrid courses may include but are not limited to Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Generalist Practice (individual, group, and community), Field Experience, Family Dynamics, and Social Welfare Policy.
  • The candidate will be expected to be an active member of the social work faculty team with student academic advising and Club activities, contributing to Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) reaccreditation activities, curriculum design, and involvement in various community collaborative ventures.
  • Experience teaching with electronic course management delivery software such as Desire to Learn is required.
  • Also, faculty member should anticipate involvement in activities that support Bemidji State University's signature themes of: environmental stewardship, civic engagement, and global/multicultural understanding.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MSW from a CSWE accredited program and a minimum of two years post graduate school practice experience.
  • Licensure from the Minnesota Board of Social Work.
  • Experience teaching with electronic course management delivery software such as Desire to Learn.
  • Possesses good interpersonal skills, leadership ability, an understanding of generalist social work practice, experience with diverse populations and communities, and a commitment to collaborative, inter-departmental efforts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and/or experience with diverse cultures and populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD or ABD in Social Work or a related field.
  • Experience in chemical dependency.
  • Program management experience.

Application Procedure:


  • Persons providing a reference should be advised of Minnesota's open record law which can make such information available to applicants upon request.
  • Official transcript(s) must be provided to Human Resources upon hire.
  • Applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of an offer of employment.
  • BSU and NTC are tobacco free workplaces.

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A complete application in Neo Gov will include the following attachments:

  • Cover letter which addresses the qualifications
  • Resume/Curriculum Vita
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Contact information for three professional references

Dr. Cheryl A. Byers, Program Director
Social Work Program


Fixed Term/Externally Funded

Start Date:
August 19, 2014

Application Deadline:
March 10, 2014

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Human Resources Department
Phone: 218-755-3966

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