Social Work-Academic Programs - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20002671)
The School of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh has a rich history of being committed to social justice, excellent educational programs in a world-class research institution that is rooted in the Pittsburgh community. The Masters of Social Work program aims to prepare graduate students in knowledge and skills that reflect social work profession's values. Grounded in the person-in-environment framework, the MSW generalist curriculum trains students to use the scientific inquiry process to think critically about issues that impact people and systems at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. This also entails training students to engage in culturally responsive practices that promote human rights and social justice. The MSW program is looking to hire adjunct faculty who hold an MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited institution and have minimum of two years post-MSW professional social work experience.
Specifically, Generalist Adjunct Instructors need to have working knowledge of theories that relate to human development, family formation, the procedures used to investigate problems and interventions, and understand systems that impact the quality of people's lives across the life span. They should also have knowledge of Western social welfare system and the mechanisms and structures that are used to solve social problems. Instructors are expected to create engaging and inclusive learning environments and demonstrate mastery of course content. Their schedules should allow them to meet with students as needed, attend meetings, trainings, and orientations as required, and follow established program/institutional guidelines. The MSW program is committed to academic excellence and is looking for social work professionals who embody the values of the profession and can provide quality education.
Rate: $3,500 per three credit course
Appointment type: Part-time regular, NTS adjunct instructor (provides health insurance)
Minimum education requirements
Earned Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a CSWE-accredited institution
Minimum experience requirement
Minimum of two-years post MSW professional social work experience
Any preferred specializations
Please submit a curriculum vitae along with a cover letter.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Parttime-Regular
Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae
Internal Number: 20002671
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.