Salem State University

  • Faculty, Social Work (MSW), Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Fall 2019

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(7/25/2018 3:29 PM)
    Job Category
    Posting End Date
    Department : Name
    School of Social Work
    Pay Basis
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    Competitive and commensurate with education and experience
  • General Statement of Duties

    The School of Social Work at Salem State University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track, MSW faculty member beginning Fall 2019. Teaching assignments will depend upon the expertise of the candidate and programmatic needs, but may include courses in practice, human behavior, field education seminars and/or elective opportunities aligned with our new specialization in Integrated Health and Behavioral Health Practice. The ideal candidate will work as a collaborative faculty member committed to academic excellence, innovation and student success.


    Salem State University, located just 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in Massachusetts and it is an important partner in the economic, cultural and intellectual vitality of the north-of-Boston region.  Situated in the historic and beautiful seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts, The School of Social Work offers both an MSW and BSW education to approximately 700 students.


    Salem State is a teaching university, committed to our students' learning and growth, many who are the first in their family to go to college. The ideal candidate will work as a collaborative member of a faculty committed to academic excellence, innovation and student success. Faculty responsibilities include participation in committee work, program coordination and curriculum development guided by a faculty focus on transformative learning.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, scholarship and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.


    Required Qualifications:

    An earned doctorate in social work or a closely related field; an MSW from a CSWE-accredited program; a minimum of two years of post-MSW practice experience; record of scholarly productivity/potential and/or professional impact in the field of social work in one or more of the following areas: trauma-informed practice, integrated health/behavioral health, diversity and oppression, children and families, work in schools and/or work with older adults; and experience in and commitment to teaching and advising in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    Previous university/college teaching experience in social work at an accredited institution at the graduate level; scholarship and expertise in the one or several of the following areas: trauma, diversity and oppression, older adults, children and families and integrated health/behavioral health; the ability to teach theory and social work practice and/or integrated policy and practice courses; a demonstrated record of, or potential for, effective teaching at the graduate level in a variety of instructional formats (e.g., face-to-face, hybrid, online); the ability to teach social work undergraduates; and interest in teaching evenings and/or Saturdays.


    Working Conditions:

    Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.


    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and transcripts. Review of applications will begin in September and will continue until the position is filled.


    Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.  


    EEO Statement:
    Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.


    Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.


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