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Faculty (Tenure Track) Assistant Professor - Social Work
Utah Valley University

  • Feb. 28, 2018
  • Faculty (Tenure Track) Assistant Professor - Social Work
  • N/A
  • Utah Valley University
    Orem, UT
    United States
  • 4/30/2018
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Social Work
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Faculty (Tenure Track) Assistant Professor - Social Work

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)


As an Elective Community Engagement designated university by the Carnegie Foundation, Utah Valley University is committed to making teaching excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all UVU community members. The University seeks candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.

DUTIES: Instruction of 12 credits or their equivalent per semester in any of the four curriculum areas: H.B.S.E., policy, research, and practice. Specific courses to be taught may include Practice with Individuals, HBSE, and Mental Health Diagnosis. Additional requirements are: program development and maintenance; service to the University, including departmental meetings and committee work. If needed, may serve as coordinator of emphasis; participation in area community activities; and, continued professional growth as evidenced by research, publication, involvement in professional associations and continuing education.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skills in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • In depth knowledge of generalist and clinical social work practice.
  • Knowledge of EPAS for CSWE.
  • Knowledge of research methodologies.
  • Generalist and clinical social work practice skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent community relations skills.
  • Ability to apply research principles while engaging students.
  • Ability to develop or adapt new course curriculum.
  • Ability to develop hybrid and online courses.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Social Work or a doctorate from an accredited institution in a related discipline; AND
an earned M.S.W. from an accredited social work program with a minimum of two years post masters social work practice experience;
Experience in teaching a minimum of 3 different courses at a post-secondary education institution as indicated on the curriculum vitae.
Experience teaching or learning in an online environment as indicated on the curriculum vitae.

Physical Requirements:

Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment. Lifting up to 10 lbs.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range:

Advertisement Number: FAC19717 Behavioral Science Faculty 04/30/2018

Open Date: 02/21/2018

Review Start Date: 02/28/2018

Close Date: 4/30/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

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