Social Work, Full-Time Temporary, Faculty

Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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Job description

Position Number: 168080

Requisition Number: F356

Department: Social Work

College: Behavioral and Health Science

University Expectations

MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to excellence and innovative teaching. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.

Job Description

Middle Tennessee State University seeks applications for a full-time, temporary (non-tenurable) faculty position (#168080) at the rank of Lecturer in the Department of Social Work. This position is a one year contract with possible contract renewal for up to three years total. Start date for the position is August 1, 2018.

Applicants should be able to teach in 2 or more areas of social work.

Required Education

Master of Social Work from a CSWE accredited institution.

Required Related Experience

Two (2) years of post-MSW social work practice experience

Other Desirable

Applicants with experience teaching in a CSWE accredited social work program and those with experience in online teaching will receive special consideration.

Salary and Benefits

Salary commensurate with education and experience. Additionally, MTSU provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance as well as several other optional benefit plans
  • Retirement savings programs that include your choice of two plans as well as three deferred compensation savings plans
  • An Employee Assistance Program
  • Educational Assistance Programs
  • Sick leave

How to apply

Apply online

Applicants are required to include a statement of teaching philosophy along with their curriculum vitae and cover letter at the time of online application.

If you need assistance in applying please contact Faculty Recruitment Specialist at 615-898-5128.

If you have position specific questions, please contact Prof. John Sanborn at jsanborn@mtsu,edu

Additional Information

If selected for interview, applicants should then request official transcripts (not issued to student) of all college degrees be sent directly to the academic department prior to the interview. In order to complete an employment agreement, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution must be provided. If transcripts are from a non-U.S. institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts both translated into English and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

Likewise, you will be required to provide names and contact information for three recommenders (external to MTSU) during your application to the posting. If you are approved for the candidate pool, our online hiring system will automatically generate solicitation for these letters using contact information you provided. The letters should be returned via the unique link provided in the solicitation of the recommendation and must be current and specific to the job posting. Letters or recommendation may not be provided from a general dossier.

Applications received by posted Review Date will receive full consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at www.mtsu.edu/police/annual-security-report.php or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Pre-Employment Information

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Middle Tennessee State University, situated at the geographic center of the state in Murfreesboro, is the oldest and largest institution in the Tennessee Board of Regents system. With an enrollment of about 23,000 students, it is the No. 1 producer of graduates for the Greater Nashville economy.