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Social Work, Assistant/Associate Professor (2 Positions)

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Position Information

Job Title Social Work, Assistant/Associate Professor (2 Positions)
Appointment Type
Job Description

As the Social Work, Assistant/Associate Professor you will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.

Florida Gulf Coast University, a comprehensive institution of higher education, offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs of strategic importance to Southwest Florida and beyond. The Department of Social Work is housed in the Marieb College of Heath & Human Services. The department offers BSW and MSW programs, both of which were recently granted continued accreditation by CSWE. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the college, university, and community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus, online, or at off-campus sites within our region.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Social Work or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.

MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited social work program.

Two years practice experience in clinical social work.

ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by August 7, 2018. If successful candidate is ABD, appointment will be made at a Lecturer level on a fixed contract.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching clinical social work practice courses.

Scholarly expertise in mental health, aging, child welfare, and/or immigration.

Experience with the development and delivery of online coursework.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated expertise in clinical social work practice. Understanding of and commitment to the NASW Code of Ethics. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship as well as service to the community and university. Experience or commitment to the use of technology in university teaching and distance learning.

Salary Range Commensurate with education & experience

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

Teaches clinical social work practice courses in the MSW program as well as micro practice courses in the BSW programs, as applicable.

Contributes to course and/or curriculum development; engages in research/scholarship; participates on departmental, college, university, and community committees and/or initiatives.

Other Duties

Opportunities for educational leadership via BSW or MSW program coordination are also possible.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F81P
Open Date 10/04/2017
Close Date 12/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

We will be hiring two people from this posting. One position will be nine months and the other will be twelve.

Opportunities for educational leadership via BSW or MSW program coordination are also possible.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a Ph.D. in Social Work or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a MSW degree or higher from a CSWE accredited program?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have two or more years practice experience in clinical social work.
    • Yes
    • No
  4. If ABD, will degree be conferred by August 7, 2018?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please indicate how you first learned of this position.
    • Job Board
    • Print Advertisement
    • Social Media
    • Job Fair/Conference
    • FGCU Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Other
  6. * Per the question above, please specify the name of where you FIRST learned of the position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
  5. Statement of experience with students in research or scholarship as it fits discipline.
  6. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents