Renewable Instructor - Social Work - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

Teach undergraduate and graduate level social work courses, both face-to-face and on-line, advise students, and perform committee work as other full time faculty.

The University of Alabama School of Social Work invites applications for an Instructor position to begin in January, 2016. This is a nine- month, non-tenure earning position that is renewable annually depending on need, funding and performance. Additionally, there are opportunities to teach in the summer sessions for additional compensation.

Required: Qualified applicants shall have a MSW and two years post masters professional practice experience.

Preferred: Candidates that are license eligible, with 5 years or more professional practice experience and previous teaching and or higher education experience are preferred.

Applicants should be eager to teach in both the undergraduate and master’s programs (four courses or the equivalent each semester) and have interest and expertise in reaching our diverse student body through online education and face-to- face classroom experiences. We are strongly invested in recruiting colleagues who demonstrate experience with, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of culturally diverse and underrepresented populations.

The University of Alabama has an enrollment of more than 37,000 students on a residential campus located in Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area with a population of approximately of 150,000 people. The community offers good neighborhood schools, low crime rates, and excellent recreational opportunities. Birmingham, Atlanta, Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans, the Gulf Coast, and the Great Smoky Mountains are all within easy driving distance.

The School of Social Work offers the BSW, MSW, and PhD degrees. The School enjoys good relationships with federal, state, and local social service, health, and educational agencies. The School also has a well-established teaching program in Washington, DC. For more information please visit the School’s website:

Application materials must be submitted online at The School strongly encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Javonda Williams, Chair, Search Committee at .
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. Reasonable accommodation in the application and interview process may be requested.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Renewable Instructor - Social Work
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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