Assistant Professor of Practice and Coordinator of Field Education, Knoxville Campus
The University of Tennessee, College of Social Work invites applications for a 12 month non-tenure-track Assistant Professor of Practice to serve as Coordinator of Field Education for the Knoxville campus MSSW program. The position is a one year renewable appointment. Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications. The position will be located at the College of Social Work Knoxville Campus.
The position is responsible for oversight and management of field education for all students in the Knoxville Campus MSSW Program. Responsibilities include placement planning, selection and development of field placement sites and field instructors, coordination of field liaison services, instruction of field seminars, problem-solving, and engagement in continuous upgrading of field curriculum and procedures with the field faculty. This position will also be able to do service and/or teach.
This position reports to the Director of Field and International Education and works closely with the Director of the Knoxville Campus MSSW Program. Local travel is required.
The position requires a master's degree in social work and a minimum of two years of post-master's practice experience. Experience as a field instructor and/or field liaison is preferred.
The University of Tennessee, College of Social work is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send applications with curriculum vitae and names/addresses (postal and e-mail) of three references to:
David Dupper, Interim Dean
The University of Tennessee
College of Social Work
109 Henson Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996-3333
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