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Job ID: 122332

POOL - Lecturer
University of Kansas

Date Posted Apr. 22, 2019
Title POOL - Lecturer
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Social Welfare
Application Deadline July 3, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social Work

Position Overview

A classroom lecturer in the School of Social Welfare serves in a part-time capacity with responsibility teaching content in one of the school’s curriculum areas: social work practice, social welfare policy, human growth and behavior, research, or an elective in the area of the individual’s expertise. Classes are taught to students enrolled at the BSW and/or MSW degree level. Amount of work required can vary by position and will range from .20 FTE to 1.0 FTE.

Applicants will be reviewed and considered for teaching positions as needs arise. Applicants will be accepted throughout the year. The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Description

100% – Classroom Teaching
Teach in BSW and/or MSW programs in content areas of social work practice, social welfare policy, human growth and behavior, research, or electives on Lawrence, Edwards, Ft. Hays, or Garden City Community College campuses in blended (half online/half in the classroom) or traditional classroom formats. This includes:
Attending instructor orientation
Planning and organization of the course, including syllabus preparation and approval by faculty mentor, textbook acquisition, etc.
Instruction through the semester
Administration of tests and assignments, including grading
Being available to students through office hours and/or individual appointments
Assigning and posting final grades
Participating in School of Social Welfare curriculum development as appropriate

Required Qualifications

For Practice classes: MSW from an accredited program with at least five years post-MSW experience.

For teaching assignments in other areas: Minimum of Master’s degree with at least two years of professional experience in the area related to the potential teaching assignment.

For ALL teaching assignments: Previous work experience that required the ability to conceptualize the curriculum area. Previous work experience that required the ability to organize multiple tasks. Strong communication skills as demonstrated in application materials and interview.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with training, educating, and/or curriculum development in a professional role.
Successful classroom teaching experience in a social work degree program.

Contact Information to Applicants

Dana Shafer

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application includes an online application, resume, cover letter and contact information for three references.

The review for this position is ongoing, but please apply prior to July 3, 2019.

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