Assistant /Associate Professor of Social Work
Alcorn State University - Alcorn, MS

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The successful candidate will teach four courses per semester, continually access and evaluate student outcomes in meeting competencies of social work practice and admission to graduate school.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: The candidate must be able to teach across the baccalaureate Social Work curriculum. Provide continuous assessment of student learning outcomes and evaluation of the social work program. The position also requires engagement in research/scholarship and service.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The ability to actively participate in an ongoing mentoring and retention plan. Advise Social Work students about curriculum and registration requirements for graduation. Contribute to continual program improvement through annual evaluation of program outcomes and objectives. Prepare required information for quality enhancement plan. Serve on faculty committees. Participate in recruitment of students to the program. Assist in ongoing program curriculum development; participate in service to the department, school, and the community; actively engage in professional activities related to Social Work, including a demonstrated commitment to a specific research agenda; assist the unit in the reaffirmation process. Demonstrate a strong commitment to research and teaching/mentoring.

QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate in Social Work or a related field, plus a MSW from a CSWE-accredited school of social work, and two years post-Masters social work practice experience required. ABD candidates will be considered as well. Other qualifications include:
Demonstrated teaching ability in social work at the BSW level and curriculum development
Ability to teach a range of undergraduate social work courses and outcome assessment
An active scholarship and research agenda

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