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Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Master's Degree from a CSWE-accredited program or recognized through CSWE's International Social Work Degree Recognition and Evaluation Services, or covered under a memorandum of understanding with international social work accreditors.
At least two years of post-master's social work degree practice experience.
Evidence of potential in teaching.
Evidence of potential in institutional service.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach 12 credit hours (typically four courses) in each of the spring and fall semesters. Engage in service activities relevant to expertise.
Ability to teach across multiple BSW and/or MSW courses in the curriculum.
Appalachian State and the Department of Social Work are committed to working with diverse student and community populations. The Department of Social Work seeks to recruit and retain a talented and diverse faculty. Candidates who are members of underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.