Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work (Gainesville, Florida) - Saint Leo University in Gainesville Florida

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Saint Leo University

Gainesville, Florida


United States
(FAC233)

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Detailed Job Description



Department:

School of Education and Social Services

Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. Saint Leo enrolls students at the traditional University Campus, at more than 40 education centers and offices, and through the Center for Online Learning. University-wide, Saint Leo enrolls students from 49 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories, and 86 countries. Saint Leo University ranks as one of the nation’s leading providers of higher education for active duty military and veterans, and it is a nationally recognized leader in online education.


The Undergraduate Department of Social Work is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure track, faculty position to teach Social Work courses at our Gainesville Education Center in Gainesville, Florida.


This is a 12-month, full-time faculty appointment at the Instructor/Assistant/ Associate rank with eight (8) weeks release time.


Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of January 2016. To apply, submit letter of introduction documenting successful teaching experience; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior); values statement (500 words or less) and teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University; official transcripts (including WES evaluation if from an international university); and student evaluations from the last year (at least six classes, an even mix of graduate and undergraduate).


An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level.


A candidate possessing a master’s degree in social work and demonstrated teaching with appropriate years of experience in higher education may be considered at the Instructor level.

Basic Function:

The faculty member will be required to:

  • Teach 7 classes per year;
  • Advise students;
  • Assess, assist, and guide adjunct social work faculty under the direction of the department chair;
  • Engage in curriculum development; Engage in Field Education activities
  • Support recruiting efforts;
  • Demonstrate professional development (e.g., scholarly research);
  • Undertake community service in keeping with the school’s Benedictine values;
  • Teach on-ground,and
  • Teach undergraduate classes.
  • Be able to teach traditional and non-traditional age students; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related computer programs.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

Masters degree in Social Work. Ph.D.in Social Work or closely related field. At least two (2) years or more teaching experience in an accredited university with demonstrated proficiency in the classroom.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates possessing a Master’s degree in Social Work from a regionally accredited institution may be considered at the instructor level.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D.in Social Work or closely related field. At least two (2) years or more teaching experience in an accredited university with demonstrated proficiency in the classroom.

Keyword Phrases

  • School of Education and Social Services
  • innovative Catholic university
  • higher education to the military
  • leader in online higher education
  • Social Work
  • FAITH BASED INSTITUTIONS
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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