The Department of Social Work at Western Carolina University invites application for a 9-month tenure track Social Work faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Expected begin date of employment is August 2021. Candidates should demonstrate a well-developed research agenda and a commitment to scholarship, teaching, field education and service. Duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate Social Work courses, conducting research, publishing and presenting in professional venues, seeking extramural funding, advising students, and engaging in social work practice.
Master of Social Work degree from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited Social Work program.
An earned doctorate in Social Work or a related field or completion of a doctorate in Social Work or a related field by August 31, 2021. Eligibility for licensure as a clinical social worker (LCSW) in North Carolina.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application materials must be submitted online and include cover letter, vitae, research statement, unofficial transcripts and list of references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate has been selected for hire.
For questions or additional information contact: Dr. Josie Crolley-Simic, Search Committee Chair, Department of Social Work, HHS 322 Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723: 828-227-7112.
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.