Academic/Faculty, Allied Health, Other - Academic/Faculty, Social/Behavioral Sciences
The School of Social Work at Salem State University is seeking a full-time, temporary faculty member for a one-year appointment. After this initial year, renewal is possible, contingent upon job performance and funding. Primary area of teaching will cover courses at the undergraduate level beginning in September 2021. Additional assignments will depend upon the expertise of the candidate and programmatic needs.
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 500 students and, was recently named one of the Top 100 Schools of Social Work (#96) by U.S. News and World.
Salem State is a teaching university, dedicated to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, civic engagement, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement, and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community. Faculty duties include participation in committee work, program coordination, and curriculum development guided by a faculty focus on equity-minded teaching and transformative learning.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with theMSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, 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.
Master's degree from a CSWE-accredited program
Minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience
Experience with collaboration and collegiality
Experience with teaching and advising
Experience promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment
Earned PhD in social work or a related field
Previous university/college teaching experience in social work at an accredited institution at the graduate level
Experience teaching policy
As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Salem State University seeks to enrich the faculty ranks by actively encouraging candidates whose lived and scholarly experiences directly address issues regarding the health, welfare, and representation of Latinx populations in the United States. Candidates who meet this strongly desired qualification should present documented activities in Latinx-related teaching, scholarship / research, and service, including community-based endeavors in each of these three areas.
Experience with hybrid and on-line teaching
Ability to teach across the curriculum
Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email email@example.com.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and (unofficial) transcripts.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.
This position is not eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.
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.
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.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
Salem State University, located just 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and an important partner in the economic, cultural and intellectual vitality of the greater north-of-Boston region. Situated in the historic seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts, Salem State provides a diverse community of learners a high quality, student-centered education; one that prepares them to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society.