University of Nevada, Reno – Main Campus
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The University of Nevada, Reno is hiring six (6) Lecturer II / Teaching Assistant Professor non-tenure track, 9-month positions with an anticipated start date of 07/01/2021.
The positions include teaching undergraduate and graduate Social Work courses across all modalities (in-person and online) of our BSW and MSW programs during the Fall and Spring semesters. Additional teaching responsibilities include developing syllabi and course content, preparing course materials, holding regular office hours, and student professional advising. The teaching load for this position will be eight courses per year unless otherwise designated and 20% service obligations to the School and versed in the infusion of issues related to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of research, scholarship, teaching and advising.
One (1) of these positions will take on the role of MSW Coordinator for an additional stipend and reduction in teaching load. The MSW Coordinator assists the MSW Director in providing general oversight and management of the MSW program for academic integrity and quality control.
The School of Social Work is committed to creating an inclusive environment, that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background, and to nurturing and developing that talent. We are committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment.
The ideal candidate will be able to teach across a variety of curriculum, both BSW and MSW programs, and in all modalities.
The University of Nevada, Reno reserves the right to hire at any level of Lecturer (I-IV) or Teaching Assistant/Associate/Professor (terminal degree candidates) that is appropriate for the hire. If you have questions about title, please inquire during the interview process.
Lecturer II – Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university
Teaching Assistant Professor – Terminal degree in Social Work from an accredited university
Two years of post MSW experience to teach practice courses OR an equivalent combination of related training and experience.
Lecturer – Negotiable based on qualifications and experience, with opportunities to increase salary with overload, supplements and summer/wintermester teaching.
The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits
Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Program
The School currently offers BSW and MSW degrees and has nearly over 800 students from diverse backgrounds attending the program. The School of Social Work is committed to creating an inclusive environment, that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background, and to nurturing and developing that talent. We are committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/social-work
Brenda Nguyen, Search Coordinator
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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a Top Tier Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.
How to apply
Attach the following attachments to your application
2) Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three Professional References
4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.
This posting is open until filled
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Note to Applicant
A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.
HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.
References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.
Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.
As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.
Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.
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