The Social Work Department at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Social Work. The department is committed to fostering a diverse faculty that represents our communities and student body. The duties involve teaching course work at both the BSW and MSW levels, research/scholarship, and service to the department, college, university, and community. Ability to teach across the curriculum is important.
The mission of the Social Work Department is clear and concise: to promote social and economic justice and enhance social well-being through the provision of quality education, excellence in scholarship, and collaboration in community service.
SIUE’s programs are noted in the region for their unique use of a simulated lab clinical experience. Students participate in a mock clinical setting with hired actors that simulate actual experiences in the field, and complete their degree after extensive experience in an actual social work setting. Both the BSW and MSW programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation. Visit their website to learn more: https://www.siue.edu/artsandsciences/social-work/
Terms of Appointment This position is a continuing, tenure-track academic year (nine-month) appointment, beginning August 2021.
Persons who have not completed all degree requirements (ABD) by the beginning of the contract period may be considered for a one-year appointment at the rank of instructor.
Source of Funds State
Salary Range Salary commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience. Excellent benefits package.
Application Process Electronic submissions only. To apply, send letter of application cover letter (no more than two pages), curriculum vitae, a statement of diversity in teaching, service, and scholarship (no more than two pages), copies of transcripts, and a list of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For ease of transmission, please try to submit all documents in PDF format.
Application Deadline All application materials must be submitted by December 7, 2020.
SIUE is a state university. Benefits under state-sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
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Must have an MSW plus two years post-MSW practice experience and a Ph.D. in Social Work or related field or a DSW. ABD candidates will be considered so long as degree requirements can be completed either before contract start or within the first year of appointment.
Internal Number: FY21-021
About Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.
Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals.
SIUE is is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category.
Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).