Instructor/Field Education - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

12-month non tenure-earning faculty appointment with an initial two-year renewable appointment. Following successful yearly reviews, consecutive appointments will be on a three-year renewable basis. Faculty member will teach (online) field education integrative seminar; recruit field agencies for distance learning students for the School of Social Work field internship program; match distance learning students with field agencies; make liaison placements; and, assist in providing orientation to students, field instructors and faculty liaisons. Faculty member will serve on School of Social Work committees.

Minimum qualifications include an MSW degree from a CSWE accredited program and a minimum of two years’ post MSW practice experience. Successful candidate must be license eligible in the state of Alabama; have experience in teaching, training or field instruction; and must have the ability to use multiple platforms of technology including complex database systems.

The School of Social Work Field Education Office coordinates 450 student internships in community organizations and engages students simultaneously in both classroom and practice learning during the academic year. Internship sites are located in Alabama, nationally, and internationally.

Instructor will be a member of the Field Team and report primarily to the Field Education Director and the Dean.

FIELD EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR: The University of Alabama School of Social Work seeks none-tenure earning, renewable faculty member with MSW to teach field related courses and work closely in all areas of the field education program. Review of applications will begin 5/01/16. Visit Employment Opportunities at for more information and to apply. EOE/AA

Additional Position Information

Preferred qualifications include prior teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level, prior experience as a field internship coordinator, knowledge of CSWE accreditation standards, and prior experience using platforms such as Blackboard; Blackboard Collaborate, and Intern Placement Tracking System.

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.

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  • Instructor/Field Education
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Liberal Arts & Humanities Online
  • Distance Education Programs
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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