Become a Lion and Join the Pride at Missouri Southern State University!
The Department of Social Work at Missouri Southern State University, in Joplin, Missouri, is seeking candidates for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Social Work beginning August 2021. We are seeking a candidate who will teach courses across the generalist curriculum in social work. An ideal candidate will demonstrate competence and innovation in teaching social work face-to-face and online. The candidate will work collaboratively with faculty on program development and will actively participate in CSWE accreditation including assessment. This position requires a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching, student centered programming, service, scholarship, curriculum development, advising, and other academic and professional activities in social work. A master's degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited program and two years post-MSW experience is required. A Ph.D. in social work or related discipline and teaching experience is preferred.
Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, resume, names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued.) Submit documents by visiting www.mssu.edu/jobs . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Employment will require a background check.
MSSU's vibrant campus creates an engaging learning environment for approximately 5000 students and provides its faculty and staff rewarding career opportunities. We offer a collaborative and diverse workplace with an emphasis on fostering a global perspective and opportunities for advancement. Joining the MSSU Pride provides a variety of opportunities for you to attain your career goals, a place where your contributions are valued, and - perhaps most importantly - the ability to make a difference in the lives of our students. For additional information about the Joplin community and the surrounding area visit https://vimeo.com/choosejoplin or http://Choosejoplin.com .
MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer. Visit our website to learn more about the advantages of employment at MSSU.
Internal Number: 1429370
About Missouri Southern State University
Missouri Southern State University is a four year liberal arts public institution serving more than 5,000 students in over 140 academic programs offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Internationally-focused semesters and enriching cultural events in theatre, art, music and film create an engaging learning environment for students and citizens of the region. MSSU is located in Joplin, MO, which is considered to be the Crossroads of America, and serves as the commercial hub for the four states area. Joplin is a resilient and vibrant city with a population of over 50,000 serving a metropolitan statistical area of 208,000. There is quick and easy access to Northwest Arkansas, Kansas City, and Tulsa, as well as numerous outdoor activities and attractions throughout the Ozarks.