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Assistant Professor - Social Work Program
Eastern Kentucky University

Date Posted Apr. 26, 2019
Title Assistant Professor - Social Work Program
University Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY, United States
Department Social Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Social Work

Assistant Professor - Social Work Program

Position Number: F00103P

Position Type: Faculty

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Driver Classification: Non Driver

City: Richmond

Division: Academic Affairs/Provost

Department: Office of the Provost

Unit: Office of e-Campus Learning

Contact Person: Paul Paolucci

Funding Source: Institutional

About the College/Department:

Position Summary:

Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a full-time, nine (9) month tenure-track position in the BSW Social Work Program starting Fall 2019. This position is expected to transition to the role of online MSW Program Director upon Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) candidacy status.

This position will be responsible for leading the program through the MSW candidacy process into successful accreditation as well as teaching at the BSW and MSW levels.

The position requires an earned Doctorate in Social Work or related field, and a minimum of three years post-MSW practice experience as well as online course development and teaching experience across the Social Work curriculum (master's level preferred). The candidate should have a strong publication record to qualify for Graduate faculty status and have demonstrated academic leadership.

Familiarity with MSW curriculum and field practicum and knowledge of CSWE Accreditation process is preferred.

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.

Applications accepted online only, at

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Posting Number: F00103P

Number of Vacancies: one

Job Open Date: 04/18/2019

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Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:

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.

Background Check Statement:

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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