The position requires an earned Doctorate in social work or a related field AND a Master's in social work with a commitment to promoting excellence in undergraduate social work education.
Online App: 12156
Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a full-time, nine (9) month tenure-track position in the BSW Social Work Program. The position requires an earned Doctorate in social work or a related field AND a Master's in social work with a commitment to promoting excellence in undergraduate social work education.
We seek an individual with a strong record of and commitment to teaching undergraduates across the curriculum (4:4 teaching load). We are particularly interested in applicants with experience teaching practice and HBSE courses.
Applicants should have experience teaching online and a willingness to teach in our online BSW program. Experience developing online courses is a plus. A scholarly record and agenda are required for tenure.
The Social Work Program at EKU is committed to hiring diverse faculty. Candidates should demonstrate a sensitivity to rural and regional needs, and dedication to active community outreach. Our mission is to graduate ethical leaders who advocate for social and economic justice in rural, urban and global communities, with an emphasis on EKU's identified service region.
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University is dedicated to three specific functions — high-quality instruction, scholarship, and service, and places emphasis on the three in that order. EKU has had an accredited BSW program since 1977.
Eastern Kentucky University is located in Richmond, Kentucky. Whether you prefer the relative peace and quiet of a small town or all the buzz of a large city, living in Richmond offers the best of both worlds. Richmond is a fast-growing but still quiet community of about 32,000 where the Bluegrass region and all its scenic horse farms meet the foothills of the rugged Appalachian mountains. Just 25 miles north, an easy drive on I-75, is Kentucky's second-largest city, Lexington, population 305,000. Other large cities within an easy two-hour, all-interstate drive are Louisville, Ky., Cincinnati, Ohio, and Knoxville, Tenn.
Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Three years post-MSW practice experience. Candidates should show a commitment to promoting excellence in undergraduate social work education.
Position Title: Social Work Assistant/Associate Professor
Posting Number: F00131P
Internal Number: 12156
About Eastern Kentucky University
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .