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Faculty, Social Work (BSW), Full-Time, Temporary, Fall 2021

Company: Salem State College
Location: Salem
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

General Statement of Duties

The School of Social Work at Salem State University is seeking a full-time, temporary faculty member for a one-year appointment. After this initial year, renewal is possible, contingent upon job performance and funding. Primary area of teaching will cover courses at the undergraduate level beginning in September 2021. Additional assignments will depend upon the expertise of the candidate and programmatic needs.

Salem State University, located just 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in Massachusetts and it is an important partner in the economic, cultural and intellectual vitality of the north-of-Boston region. Situated in the historic and beautiful seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts, The School of Social Work offers both an MSW and BSW education to approximately 500 students and, was recently named one of the Top 100 Schools of Social Work (#96) by U.S. News and World.

Salem State is a teaching university, dedicated to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, civic engagement, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement, and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community. Faculty duties include participation in committee work, program coordination, and curriculum development guided by a faculty focus on equity-minded teaching and transformative learning.

Duties and Responsibilities

Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.


Required Qualifications:

* Master's degree from a CSWE-accredited program * Minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience * Experience with collaboration and collegiality * Experience with teaching and advising * Experience promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment

Preferred Qualifications:

* Earned PhD in social work or a related field * Previous university/college teaching experience in social work at an accredited institution at the graduate level * Experience teaching policy * As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Salem State University seeks to enrich the faculty ranks by actively encouraging candidates whose lived and scholarly experiences directly address issues regarding the health, welfare, and representation of Latinx populations in the United States. Candidates who meet this strongly desired qualification should present documented activities in Latinx-related teaching, scholarship / research, and service, including community-based endeavors in each of these three areas. * Experience with hybrid and on-line teaching * Ability to teach across the curriculum

Working Conditions:

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email

Special Instructions to Applicants:Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and (unofficial) transcripts.

Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to a background check.

This position is not eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.

EEO Statement: Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

Please Note:

If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.

Keywords: Salem State College, Salem , Faculty, Social Work (BSW), Full-Time, Temporary, Fall 2021, Other , Salem, Massachusetts

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