The selected candidate will serve as an instructor for the BSW program, teaching courses across the curriculum at the micro, mezzo, and macro level. The teaching load will be 12 credits (four courses) each fall and spring semesters, in a combination of face-to-face and blended/online formats carried out in day and evening schedules. The candidate will participate in activities serving the department, such as advising students in the social work program, and contributing in departmental decisions and program development. The candidate will also be expected to engage in scholarship endeavors, and participate in activities serving the university and community.
The application deadline is October 25, 2019. All applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests that address the above minimum and desired/preferred qualifications, copies of all transcripts that include relevant course work, and contact information for three references. All applicants must apply through our online application process.
Grand View University is an equal opportunity employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, members of minority groups and people with disabilities.
Pre-employment background check required.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Candidates must have a master’s degree in social work (MSW) from a CSWE-accredited program, or a BSW from a CSWE-accredited program and a doctoral degree, preferably in social work. Minimum of an MSW and licensure required for tenure track. Candidates must also have two years post-master’s social work experience. Candidates must have teaching experience and be able to teach courses across the social work curriculum. Must be willing to teach in both face-to-face and online/blended platforms, during the day and evening, and if necessary, interdisciplinary courses.
Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Candidates must have demonstrated ability to work effectively and cooperatively with colleagues and students from diverse backgrounds and identities in an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Applicant’s letter of interest must include a statement regarding commitment and efforts to cultivate a more diverse and inclusive educational environment.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching at the post-secondary level, in both face-to-face and online/blended platforms, and experience in online course management. A doctorate in social work or a related field is preferred, as well as social work practice experience beyond the required minimum of two years post-masters.
About Grand View University
Grand View is a Liberal Arts University that supports a diverse student population of approximately 2200 full and part-time students in both undergraduate and graduate programs. A University of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Grand View was founded in 1896 and is located in Des Moines, Iowa. Des Moines offers exceptional facilities for the enjoyment of lectures, concerts, museums, sporting events, and other cultural opportunities. Grand View welcomes traditional students and adult learners representing a wide range of religious and cultural backgrounds.