Temporary Faculty Position in Social Work
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 10,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.
The Department of Social Work invites applications for a full-time, temporary faculty position for AY 2014-2015. Teach a range of courses in a joint BSW/MSW program. Opportunities to participate in the process of maintaining BSW and MSW accreditations as well as support the needs of a rapidly growing department. Experience collegial support in community service and successful scholarship including opportunities for research and development in community-based services. Collaborate with faculty in developing theory for the program's emerging practice perspective: the Family in the Social Environment. Successful applicants should be able to teach graduate and undergraduate courses during both the week and weekend executive schedules. Skills or willingness to develop skills teaching with online learning platforms required. Teach foundation and advanced generalist courses. Demonstrated community service and a record of scholarship expected.
MSW with two years post-MSW practice experience and the equivalent of two-years teaching experience are required; Doctorate in Social Work is preferred, both undergraduate and graduate level teaching experience preferred. Demonstrated success in implementing a scholarly agenda expected. Applications will be considered after curriculum vita, three current letters of recommendation, and transcripts have been received. Successful interview and demonstration of teaching effectiveness are required. Please send letter of interest, vita, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Barth K. Yeboah, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Social Work, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until position is filled.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.