Assistant/Associate tenure-track position,BSWSocial Work Program
Eastern Kentucky University
Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a full-time, nine (9) month tenure-track position in the BSW Social Work Program starting Fall 2019. The position requires an earned Doctorate in social work or a related field AND a Master's in social work with a commitment to promoting excellence in undergraduate social work education.
We seek an individual with a strong record of and commitment to teaching undergraduates across the curriculum (4:4 teaching load). We are particularly interested in applicants with experience teaching practice and HBSE courses.
Applicants should have experience teaching online and a willingness to teach in our online BSW program. Experience developing online courses is a plus. A scholarly record and agenda are required for tenure.
The Social Work Program at EKU is committed to hiring diverse faculty. Candidates should demonstrate a sensitivity to rural and regional needs, and dedication to active community outreach. Our mission is to graduate ethical leaders who advocate for social and economic justice in rural, urban and global communities, with an emphasis on EKU's identified service region.
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University is dedicated to three specific functions -- high-quality instruction, scholarship, and service, and places emphasis on the three in that order. EKU has had an accredited BSW program since 1977.
Eastern Kentucky University is located in Richmond, Kentucky. Whether you prefer the relative peace and quiet of a small town or all the buzz of a large city, living in Richmond offers the best of both worlds. Richmond is a fast-growing but still quiet community of about 32,000 where the Bluegrass Region and all its scenic horse farms meet the foothills of the rugged Appalachian Mountains. Just 25 miles north, an easy drive on I-75, is Kentucky's second-largest city, Lexington, population 305,000. Other large cities within an easy two-hour, all-interstate drive are Louisville, Ky., Cincinnati, Ohio, and Knoxville, Tenn.
Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check. Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.