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Assistant Professor, BSW Program (Two positions)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Anticipated Vacancy – Fall semester 2018 Final appointment is subject to available funding -Candidates are required to provide an unofficial transcript. Transcript should be of highest degree earned. Upon hire, candidate will be required to arrange for an official transcript of highest degree earned to be mailed/transmitted directly from the institution to RIC. -The application includes an optional button for candidates to upload additional documents, if desired. -Candidates will be prompted during the application process to provide 3 names and email addresses for reference letters.

Posting Details

Classification Information

FLSA Exempt
Salary Grade Not Applicable
Min Salary 53117
Max Salary 100474
Branch of Service Non Classified
AA/EEO/ADA Statement

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution which values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor, BSW Program (Two positions)
Joint Appointment
Department Name BSW Program
Academic or Calendar Year Academic
Full Time / Part Time Full Time
Position Summary

The individual will teach courses across the BSW curriculum particularly those related to diversity and oppression, human behavior, and social work practice; serve as an academic advisor to students; participate in curriculum development for the BSW curriculum; engage in community social service, community organizing, advocacy or social change efforts; engage in scholarly research and participate in Departmental and College committees

Essential Duties

• Teach courses across the BSW curriculum particularly those related to diversity and oppression, human behavior, and social work practice
• Serve as an academic advisor to students
• Participate in curriculum development for the BSW curriculum
• Engage in community social service, community organizing, advocacy or social change efforts
• Engage in scholarly research
• Participate in Departmental and College committees

Occasional Duties

• Direct BSW honors research projects
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Department Chair
• Teach in the MSW program.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to participate as a member of a team with undergraduate and graduate faculty
• Comfortable with the use of instructional technology
• Able to teach in diverse formats (classroom, online, and hybrid).
• Experience with advocacy or community organizing
• Knowledge and skill in a substantive area such as child welfare, addiction, aging, mental health, criminal justice, diversity and oppression

Required Qualifications

Education: MSW from a CSWE-accredited institution and doctorate in social work or related field.

Experience: At least two years full-time post-MSW experience working in the profession; evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Preferred Qualifications

Willingness to serve in a faculty leadership role as part of the RIC shared governance model following awarding of tenure.

Environmental Conditions

Teaching/instruction is performed in a traditional classroom setting and/or computer lab with whiteboards and adequate ventilation and lighting.

Additional Position Information

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00136
Starting Salary Range
Benefits Eligible? Yes
Section Academic Affairs
Number of Positions Available 2
Anticipated Start Date or Semester Fall Semester 2018
Position Status Continuing -Tenure Track
Union Status RIC/AFT
Posting Date 11/22/2017
End of Temporary or Limited Position
Priority given to applicants who apply by
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions/Information for Applicants

Anticipated Vacancy – Fall semester 2018
Final appointment is subject to available funding

-Candidates are required to provide an unofficial transcript. Transcript should be of highest degree earned. Upon hire, candidate will be required to arrange for an official transcript of highest degree earned to be mailed/transmitted directly from the institution to RIC.
-The application includes an optional button for candidates to upload additional documents, if desired.
-Candidates will be prompted during the application process to provide 3 names and email addresses for reference letters.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1 (see special instructions)