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ASSISTANT/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

TENURE-TRACK – SOCIAL WORK 


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Teaching a full academic load (12 hours per semester) of undergraduate courses in undergraduate generalist curriculum and special topics courses in his/her area of specialization, preference will be given to candidates who are able to teach in one or more of the following areas: Research, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Social Welfare Policy, Practice, Diversity and Field Education.  Responsibilities also include course and curriculum planning, evaluation of program and student outcomes, a research agenda, and service to the department, university, community, and profession. This is a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track appointment..
 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

MSW in Social Work from a CSWE accredited institution and two years post MSW practice experience in Social Work.  Teaching experience and proficiency of educational technology is required.  

 

Preferred QUALIFICATIONS 

Ph.D in Social Work from a nationally-accredited institution is preferred.  ABD will be considered, but doctorate must be completed by May 31, 2014.  Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated ability to work effectively with those from diverse backgrounds and have demonstrated cultural competence.  Other considerations include experience with educational technology and knowledge of the Council of Social Work Education accreditation standards.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Virginia State University will accept applications through the online Recruitment Management System (RMS) at https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov.  E-mailed, mailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.  Resumes do not substitute for a completed online state application.  Interested persons must attach a letter of interest, a current resume/vita, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses (if available) of three professional references. Please visit our web site at www.vsu.edu for full position descriptions.

Copies of transcripts and three (3) letters of references must be attached to online application or mailed to: 
 
Office of Human Resources
Virginia State University
1 Hayden Drive, Box 9412
Petersburg, Virginia 23806-9412
 
Your name and the position number (FO637) must be clearly identifiable on each item submitted. Official transcripts and three (3) letters of reference will be required prior to employment. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Screening of applications will commence immediately.
 
The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete background check, which may include fingerprinting. The candidate may be required to complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable.
 

VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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