Western Kentucky University
Department of Social Work
Faculty Position in Social Work. Rank (Instructor or Assistant Professor, tenure track) and salary commensurate with credentials and experience. Position will begin August 15, 2014.
Qualifications. Instructor Rank - An MSW and 5 years of post-masters practice experience. Assistant Professor Rank (tenure-track) – An MSW and 2 years of post-masters practice experience, plus a doctorate in a related area (ABD considered). Some educational training or college teaching experience required. The individual should be open to engaging in alternative modes of instructional delivery that may include web-based courses, IVS, and offering courses at off-campus sites. The person selected must also be comfortable operating effectively in a diverse multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment.
Primary Duties. Teaching BSW courses in Owensboro, KY (76 miles northwest of the main campus in Bowling Green). The successful candidate will also teach in Bowling Green, Elizabethtown, and/or Glasgow and have the ability to teach courses online. Desire to teach across the BSW curriculum with the ability to teach in two or more core areas, specifically statistics, research methods, policy, and/or macro practice. Potential opportunity to teach in the MSW program as well. This person will serve as the primary point person for the BSW program’s Owensboro site. In addition to teaching, the position will involve curriculum development, advising students, and performing university/public service, and/or research. For more information: http://www.wku.edu/employment/faculty.php
Review of Applications will begin January 13, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Send application letter, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references to:
Dr. Larry W. Owens, Search Committee Chair
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, veteran status, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.
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