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Department of Social Work is Seeking Applications for 2 New Instructors

Applicants are invited to apply for a position at one of the “Coolest Schools” in the nation. UW Oshkosh is the third largest university in an extensive statewide higher education system. UW Oshkosh has been nationally ranked as an environmentally sustainable campus and is noted as a leader in the integration of liberal arts education that is focused on student learning outcomes. The campus is situated on the Fox River near the center of Oshkosh in the Northeast region of Wisconsin. The community provides ample opportunity for recreation and cultural pursuits. The Department of Social Work offers an undergraduate degree in Social Work and a new Master of Social Work Degree concentrating in health care and mental health care practice. Visit our HR Website for complete details (postings 094a.1516 and 094b.1516) and read on below!


Position Descriptions:

UW Oshkosh is seeking to fill two positions, an Assistant/Associate Professor and an MSW Field Coordinator/Clinical Professor.

The Assistant/Associate Professor will teach in at least three Social Work curriculum areas, 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 and publish the results of original research/scholarship. Applicants for this position must hold a doctorate degree in Social Welfare/Social Work or a related field (or be a candidate for the doctorate degree), and an MSW from a CSWE accredited MSW program. Successful applicants will possess practice/teaching experience, which qualfies the candidate to teach in at least three curriculum areas (research, micro-practice, macro practice, HBSE, policy and Field).

The Clinical Professor position is responsible to manage MSW Field Coordination and has a 50% assignment to these duties. The remaining assignment is responsible for teaching MSW courses, participating in the MSW accreditation process, serving on departmental and university committees and providing service to the Social Work practice community. Applicants for this position must possess an MSW degree from a CSWE accredited MSW Program, have a minimum of five years of social work practice experience, have taught within a Social Work degree program for at least two semesters (minimum 6 courses), and be qualified to teach in at least four curriculum areas.

Successful applicants for either position will have practice/teaching experience in at least one of the following areas: social welfare policy, macro social work practice and/or research; have experience using on-line technology in teaching; have an interest in mental health care and health care practice; and have supervisory/leadership experience. Interested applicants should email the following documents to Dr. Fredi Giesler, letter of application, Curriculum Vitea, Three current letters of recommendation, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and description of research agenda. UW Oshkosh is an equal opportunity employer of women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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by Clark, Leslie A. last modified Nov 16, 2015 09:48 AM