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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Social Work invites applications for a 12-month Assistant Professor of Practice non-tenure-track academic position who will teach both online and face-to-face courses in our BSSW Program at our Knoxville campus beginning June 1, 2019. Candidates should have prior teaching experience, especially at the university-level. This position will also include serving on campus-level or College-level committees.


Required Qualifications

  • MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program
  • 2 years post-MSW experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in online education
  • Experience teaching social work generalist curriculum
  • Doctorate in Social Work or related field

The 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. Interested individuals should provide a cover letter addressing professional experience relevant to each required qualification; curriculum vitae; and names, addresses (postal and email), and phone numbers of three references to:

David Dupper, Interim Dean
The University of Tennessee
College of Social Work
401 Henson Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996-3333
(865) 974-6693
cswdean@utk.edu

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Social Work invites applications for a 12 month half-time non-tenure-track Assistant Professor of Practice to serve as Coordinator of Field Education for the Online MSSW program in Knoxville and Upper East Tennessee. 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.

This position is supervised by the Director of Field and International Education and coordinates and works collaboratively the Director of the Online MSSW Program. Some 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 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
401 Henson Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996-3333
(865) 974-6693
cswdean@utk.edu

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Social Work invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track opening at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor. The position will be located at the College of Social Work Knoxville Campus. Located at the flagship campus, the Knoxville location lends itself to a variety of interdisciplinary research opportunities across campus as well as research opportunities with a wide network of health, behavioral health, community development, and advocacy organizations.

We seek applicants with a clearly articulated research portfolio and agenda that is congruent with research in one or more of the areas currently conducted by the College of Social Work faculty which include: African American individuals and families; behavioral health (mental health and substance abuse); child welfare; environmental justice; gerontology; homelessness; immigration; individuals with disabilities; integrated health care; methodological issues; neurobiology and social functioning; restorative justice and racial disparities; social welfare policy; use of technology in social work practice; violence prevention; and youth development.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Social Work or a related field
  • Publication record commensurate at the associate or full professor level at a Carnegie research university
  • Evidence of successful and continued engagement in externally funded research
  • Experience in community engagement and community-based research
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion in research and education
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Commitment to building on the successes of the College, contributing to its social justice mission, and advancing its strong base of improving lives and systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching PhD students, advanced statistics, and/or macro-oriented courses
  • MSW degree from a CSWE accredited program
  • 2 years post-MSW practice experience

The 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. Interested individuals should provide a cover letter addressing professional experience relevant to each required qualification; curriculum vitae; and names, addresses (postal and email), and phone numbers of three references to:

David Dupper, Interim Dean
The University of Tennessee
College of Social Work
401 Henson Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996-3333
(865) 974-6693
cswdean@utk.edu

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Social Work invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track opening at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor. The position will be located at the College of Social Work Knoxville Campus. Located at the flagship campus, the Knoxville location lends itself to a variety of interdisciplinary research opportunities across campus as well as research opportunities with a wide network of health, behavioral health, community development, and advocacy organizations.

Required Qualifications

  • MSW degree from a CSWE accredited program
  • PhD in Social Work or a related field
  • Ability to teach clinically oriented courses related to trauma recovery
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Publication record commensurate at the associate or full professor level at a Carnegie research university
  • Evidence of successful and continued engagement in externally funded research
  • Experience in community engagement and community-based research
  • Knowledge and awareness of systemic and organizational trauma responsive practice while also incorporating issues related to behavioral health disparities and ethnic diversity.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years post-MSW practice experience
  • Background in neuroscience

The 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. Interested individuals should provide a cover letter addressing professional experience relevant to each required qualification; curriculum vitae; and names, addresses (postal and email), and phone numbers of three references to:

David Dupper, Interim Dean
The University of Tennessee
College of Social Work
401 Henson Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996-3333
(865) 974-6693
cswdean@utk.edu

 

General Inquiries

For general inquiries about employment opportunities at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, contact the university's human resource department at:
http://hr.utk.edu/recruitment/

For general inquiries about employment opportunities at the College of Social Work at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, contact the Budget Director, Tiffany Harmon at:
tharmon2@utk.edu
(865) 974-3136

 


 

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

 

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