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Associate Professor - 115050

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Position Details

Position Information

Position Number 115050 a
Position Title Associate Professor - 115050
Working Title Chair, Social Work
Department 9040 - Dept of Social Work
Job Summary

The University of West Florida College of Education and Professional Studies invites applications for a 12-month tenure track teaching and administrative appointment as Chair of the Department of Social Work. The candidate must possess a Doctorate in Social Work or closely related field and a Master of Social Work (MSW). The Chair will have administrative responsibility for the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Master of Social Work (MSW) programs. The department completed the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) reaffirmation process for the BSW and MSW programs in 2017. The Social Work program has been serving students since the early seventies and currently has an enrollment of 200 BSW students, 100 MSW students and 100 students who have declared a social work minor. While most students are on the main campus (Pensacola), the program offers courses online and in other locations in Northwest Florida.

FLSA Exempt
Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.  

Preferred Qualifications

Qualifications for Position: The candidate must possess a Doctorate in Social Work or closely related field and a Master of Social Work (MSW), successful experience in academic administration, and demonstrate evidence of a minimum of five years of effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a Social Work program. Additionally, the candidate should present an established research and practice record in Social Work, show a history of service at the university and community levels, and demonstrate knowledge of Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) standards. It is preferred that the candidate has experience in developing and supporting distance education, grant acquisition, securing external funding, and resource development. Starting date is January 03, 2018. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Salary Range Commensurate with experience
Contract Period (In Months) 12 Months
FTE 1.0
Normal Work Hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Employment based visa sponsorship will be considered for this position.

Requisition Number F00132PO
Number of Vacancies 1
Work Location Pensacola
Desired Start Date 01/03/2018
Position End Date
Open Date
Close Date 09/04/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents