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Social Work, Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

at La Sierra University

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 1090

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The Department of Social Work seeks to fill a full-time tenure track faculty position in the Department of Social Work beginning August 1, 2019. The primary responsibility will be teaching undergraduate Social Work courses including practice, policy, and research. The majority of social work classes are taught in the evening. A secondary responsibility will be teaching Social Science Theme courses in the University Studies program of the General Education Division. Candidates should have university teaching experience and be committed to high quality undergraduate teaching. In addition to teaching courses, all faculty members are expected to provide service to the department through student mentoring, recruitment, curriculum development and assessment, adherence to social work accreditation standards, participation in departmental responsibilities such as program admission and induction ceremonies, and senior comprehensive exams. Service on university committees and pursuing scholarship/research is also expected.

About the Department

The Department of Social Work has four full-time faculty members, several adjuncts, and approximately 95 majors. It offers a Bachelors of Social Work accredited by Council of Social Work Education.

Applicants should have a minimum of a Masters in Social Work, at least two years of post-MSW work experience in the field, and successful teaching experience. A clinical license and/or doctorate is preferred. Candidates must be members of the Seventh-day Adventist church.

Salary and rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Salary range is $56,134 - $76,898

Application Procedures:

Qualified candidates should apply through the automated system. A letter of interest and curriculum vitae that lists references must be submitted electronically (when uploading a letter of application and CV on the automated system, it needs to be one document), as well as submit the same documents to:

Jill Rasmussen

Chair of Social Work Department

La Sierra University

4500 Riverwalk Parkway

Riverside, CA 92515


Job Location
Riverside, California, United States
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