Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Work

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Job description

The Phylis Lan Lin Social Work Department at the University of Indianapolis is seeking a tenure-track social work faculty member beginning in August 2017, for 9 month appointment at the assistant or associate professor level in our new MSW program, which began in August, 2016. The CSWE candidacy process is underway, and full accreditation is anticipated in 2018 (retroactive to 2016). The Department’s BSW program has been CSWE accredited since 1997.

The launch of the new MSW program coincided with the opening of the UIndy Health Pavilion, an innovative interprofessional collaborative space that houses our high-quality programs in nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, gerontology, kinesiology, and psychology as well as social work. We seek forward-thinking educators with practice and/or research experience in interprofessional or interdisciplinary settings.

Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Qualifications: The requirements for the positions include an MSW from a CSWE-accredited institution, with a doctoral degree in social work (or closely related field), and two years of post MSW practice experience. Candidates who are ABD may be considered with the expectation of degree conferral prior to August, 2017. The successful candidate must have demonstrated evidence of effective post-secondary teaching and of service as well as excellent scholarly potential with a research and publication agenda. Faculty responsibilities include teaching courses primarily in the MSW program, student advising, and related social work program and/or University service. Preferred qualifications include an earned PhD in Social Work, recent experience teaching social work, and someone who is prepared to contribute in one or more of the MSW program tracks (i.e. mental health/addictions, children and family welfare, and health and wellness).

How to apply

Apply electronically at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Indianapolis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

The University of Indianapolis, popularly known as UIndy, is a private, comprehensive and diverse institution of higher education located on nearly 50 acres just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, UIndy is distinguished by highly respected undergraduate programs in teacher education, communications and the health sciences, nationally ranked graduate programs, and Centers of Excellence focusing on aging studies and education reform.