Assistant Professor of Social Work

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Posting Information

Department to which position will be assigned Social Work Department
Position Title Assistant Professor of Social Work
Position Type Faculty
Application Deadline Date 01/15/2018
Tenure Track Yes
Full-time / Part-time Full Time
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Temporary / Permanent Permanent
Position Number
Salary or Wage
Position Start Date

Position Summary Information

Job Description

Teach foundational and advanced courses in Social Work for the BSW and MSW programs, including advanced practice, policy, research, human behavior and the social environment, mental health practice, and addictions treatment. Continue professional development through research and published scholarship. Contribute to Department and University service, including academic advising and participation in faculty committees, as required.

Required Qualifications

As required for CSWE accreditation, both a Ph.D. and Master’s Degree in Social Work or a closely related field; and two years of post-MSW experience providing social work services to individuals, families, groups, organizations, or communities, which may be satisfied through full- or part-time experience and through volunteer experience. Candidates whose experience includes teaching, research, or practice in trauma-informed care are preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
Specific Duties
Physical Demands
Diversity Statement

Edinboro University is committed to ensuring compliance with all Title IX, the Clery Act, and CampusSaVE requirements in order to provide safe and equitable educational opportunities for all students. Edinboro University is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, sex and disability in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, ADEA and the ADA. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and for inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation, contact the Title IX Coordinator, 219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16444; Phone: (814)732-2167; Email: Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East – Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: (215) 656-6010; Fax: (215) 656-6020.

About EUP

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education is located 15 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania. The university is the region’s largest and most comprehensive public institution. The 585-acre campus is a picturesque area, approximately 100 miles from the educational and cultural centers of Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Buffalo.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Work Location:

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Department of Social Work
235 Scotland Road
Edinboro, PA 16444

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a credential verification and all Act 153 criminal background investigations to include: a report of criminal history information obtained from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (formerly Department of Public Welfare), and the Federal fingerprint-based criminal history report. Finalists may be required to complete an interview and/or demonstration. Fluency in English language for final candidates will be assessed.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Chronicle Vitae
    • Edinboro University Website
    • Erie Times News
    • PASSHE website
    • Other PASSHE school
    • Regional newspaper - Cleveland Pittsburgh Buffalo
    • HERC
    • Higher Ed
    • the Career Services Office on my campus
    • HBCU Connect
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Insight into Diversity
    • Diversity publication (not listed)
    • Academic Careers Online
    • Facebook/LinkedIn
    • Monster/Indeed
    • Equal Opportunity Council
    • Other (not listed)
  2. * Please indicate your years of higher education teaching experience:
    • No teaching experience
    • less than 1 year of teaching experience
    • 1 year or greater but < 3 years of teaching experience
    • 3 years or greater but < 5 years of teaching experience
    • 5 years or more of teaching experience
  3. * What is your highest level of education?
    • MSW with no doctoral work
    • ABD in social work
    • ABD in related field
    • Earned doctorate in Social Work
    • Earned doctorate in related field
    • I do not have an MSW

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Graduate Transcripts (Official required if hired)
Optional Documents
  1. Supplemental Information
  2. References (3 employment) with contact information
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Teaching Philosophy
  7. Teaching evaluations
  8. Samples of Syllabi
  9. Unofficial Transcripts (copies acceptable initially)