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POOL - Lecturer (Pittsburg, KS area)
University of Kansas


Date Posted Dec. 2, 2019
Title POOL - Lecturer (Pittsburg, KS area)
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Social Welfare
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social Work
 
 

POOL – Lecturer (Pittsburg, KS area)
Social Welfare

Position Overview

A lecturer to teach MSW level students on Saturdays, in blended format (half in the classroom and half online), for the KU School of Social Welfare located at its partnership site, Pittsburg State University.

Lecturers will serve in a part-time capacity, with responsibility for teaching content in one of the school’s school’s advanced clinical social work courses including multi-level health and mental health practice, solution-focused brief interventions, and psychopathology for social work 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% – Blended teaching (Classroom/Online)

Teach in the KU MSW program in content areas of advanced clinical social work courses including multi-level health and mental health practice, solution-focused brief interventions, and psychopathology for social work on the Pittsburg State University campus, on Saturdays, in blended (half classroom/half online) format. 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 (5) years post-MSW experience.

For teaching assignments in other areas: Minimum of Master’s degree with at least two (2) 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. Fluent English and excellent communication skills as demonstrated in application materials and interview. In your cover letter, please include a statement on your teaching philosophy.

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
dshafer@ku.edu

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application includes an online application, resume, cover letter-including a statement on teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references.

The review for this position is ongoing throughout the year. The current review period will begin November 24, 2019, and continue as needed.


 
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