The West Virginia University (WVU) School of Social Work ( http://socialwork.wvu.edu ) seeks a faculty member to coordinate field placements and teach courses in the School of Social Work beginning in Spring 2020. This position requires a regular presence on the Morgantown campus. The twelve-month position carries the academic rank of Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor, depending on the candidate's level of graduate education. Clinical faculty appointments at WVU are full-time, promotable, non-tenure rack appointments.
The successful candidate will join a faculty team dedicated to ensuring high quality field education internship experiences for BSW and MSW students. The position is 60% responsible for cultivating potential field placement sites and field faculty, matching students to placement agencies, maintaining and updating digital online field management systems, and assisting with the coordination of the School of Social Work field education program for BSW and MSW students. The position is also 40% responsible for teaching field or other courses in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs.
The WVU School of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and enrolls approximately 350 students at the BSW and MSW levels. The MSW Program offers a specialization in Advanced Integrated Practice. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.