Assistant Professor of Social Work

Evansville, Indiana, United States

Job description

The University of Southern Indiana Social Work Department invites applications for tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level, with appointments beginning in August of 2018. Responsibilities include teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses in social work, in addition to advising students, university and community service, and academic scholarship.

The Social Work Department at USI has a combined program offering a BSW in generalist practice and a MSW with a clinical concentration. The Department also houses the Center for Social Justice Education, which aims to foster advocacy for social justice and empowerment through education, research and collaboration. Faculty members within the department are strongly collegial, with a commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship, and service to the University and the region.

Candidates are required to have an MSW from a CSWE accredited program and a minimum of two years post masters direct practice experience. The committee will give preference to those candidates with a doctorate in social work (or related field) from a nationally accredited institution of higher education, social work clinical licensure (LCSW), and direct practice experience treating addictions. The committee will consider applicants who are ABD, if they have direct social work practice experience. Successful candidates will demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly productivity.

The University is located on a beautiful 1,400 acre campus in Evansville, Indiana, serving over 10,000 dual credit, undergraduate and graduate students in 80 majors. More information on the University, the Social Work Department, and Southern Indiana may be found on the website at

How to apply

To apply, please follow the directions on our page to log in or set up an account. When you select the Apply to this Job link near the top of this page, you will be prompted to complete the appropriate Faculty/Administration application. When completing the application, you will be given the opportunity to attach the additional documents required for this position, which include 1) a letter of application that provides a concise description of research, teaching experience, and previous professional service; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) copies of transcripts; 4) a USI Faculty and Administrative Staff Application available at and 5) three names of references with telephone and e-mail contact information (all references will be treated confidentially). Please attach all materials to the electronic application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate has been selected.

EEO Statement
As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Founded in 1965, the University of Southern Indiana enrolls nearly 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 70 undergraduate majors, 10 master's programs, and one doctoral program.