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Department of Social Work Seeks Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor

Please consider joining our dynamic and collegial team at UW Oshkosh, Department of Social Work. The campus, one of the "greenest" schools in the country, is located on the shores of the Fox River in Northeast Wisconsin, and is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position.

This position is responsible to teach in at least three Social Work curriculum areas (Practice, Research, Policy, HBSE, Theory, or Ethics), actively participate in the CSWE accreditation process, serve on at least three departmental committees, actively participate in service to the College of Letters and Science/University, provide significant extra-institutional service, publish the results of original research/scholarship, and is also responsible for some student advising. This position has a primary responsibility for teaching MSW courses. The complete list of position responsibilities is available by contacting Dr. Fredi Giesler at or 920-424-0268. UW Oshkosh is an equal opportunity employer and the salary and benefits are competitive. The position is a 9-month, renewable contract, beginning 9/1/2017.

Qualified candidates must have earned an MSW degree from a CSWE accredited MSW Program and also have a doctorate degree in a related field. Candidates must have a minimum of two years of post-MSW practice experience. Ideal candidates have practice and/or research experience in the areas of mental health and/or health care practice. Candidates with CSWE accreditation experience are strongly encouraged to apply. ABD students, within one year of degree conferral, are also encouraged to apply.

Applicants should send the following materials electronically (via email) to Dr. Fredi Giesler at 1) Cover letter that includes the applicant's teaching philosophy, and statement of research/scholarship accomplishments and future agenda, 2) Curriculum vitae, 3) transcripts, and 4) 3 professional letters of reference. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on 11/21/2016. The committee expects to conduct video conference interviews in December, 2016. Dr. Jon Hudson, a member of the Search Committee, will be attending CSWE APM and would be happy to meet with potential candidates to answer questions and explore the many opportunities at UW Oshkosh. Potential applicants who are interested in meeting with Dr. Hudson can contact him directly at

We are excited to offer this academic opportunity and hope that you will consider joining our team. Our new MSW program has enrolled 40 students and we expect this to grow to as many as 60 students in the coming years. UW Oshkosh is moving toward becoming a Research Enhanced Comprehensive University and there are numerous opportunities for research scholarship. The students are engaged and eager to learn, and the work environment is collegial, encouraging and fun! We offer spacious, well-appointed offices and excellent on-campus support systems.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Student Volunteer Opportunities

A list of available volunteer opportunities for Social Workers and Social Work students.

Student and BSW Employment

Career opportunities for those who are in the process of completing or have completed their Bachelor of Social Work degree.

MSW Employment

Career opportunities for those who are in the process of completing or have completed their Master of Social Work degree.

by Pasewald, Renee N last modified Sep 27, 2016 10:56 AM