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Assistant Professor - Social Work #182763

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Thank you for your interest in this position. To be considered, you must apply online. Applicant should attach a current resume, a letter of interest, unofficial transcripts and a list of three references (include names, addresses and complete contact information). All new employees are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until filled. For questions or additional information contact: Dr. Josie Crolley-Simic, Search Committee Chair Department of Social Work HHS 322 Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC 28723 828-227-7112

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAC191P
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/7338
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Working Title Assistant Professor - Social Work #182763
Department Social Work
Position Summary

The Department of Social Work at Western Carolina University invites application for a 9-month fixed term Social Work faculty position with employment beginning in August 2017. Qualifications include a MSW and a doctorate in Social Work or a related field completed on or before August 31, 2018. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in and experience with Social Work field education and a commitment to field education, teaching, and service. Duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate Social Work courses, supporting the field education program, advising students, and engaging in social work practice.

Carnegie statement

WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position
Minimum Qualifications

MSW from a CSWE- accredited Social Work program

Preferred Qualifications

An earned doctorate in Social Work or a related field or completion of a doctorate in Social Work or a related field by August 31, 2018. Eligibility for licensure as a clinical social worker (LCSW) in North Carolina.

Position Type Permanent Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
Number of Months Per Year 9

Posting Text

Open Date 07/18/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Thank you for your interest in this position. To be considered, you must apply online. Applicant should attach a current resume, a letter of interest, unofficial transcripts and a list of three references (include names, addresses and complete contact information). All new employees are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until filled.

For questions or additional information contact: Dr. Josie Crolley-Simic, Search Committee Chair Department of Social Work HHS 322 Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC 28723 828-227-7112

Background/E-Verify

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.

AA/EOE

Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at jobs@email.wcu.edu.

University Safety

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of references
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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