The School of Social Work at the University of St. Thomas invites applicants for a full-time tenure track (open ranked) faculty position with responsibilities to teach and lead in the Doctorate in Social Work program beginning in July 2019.
The DSW Program Director position includes program recruitment, admissions, liaison to professional organizations (i.e.: GADE and CSWE), program administration, ongoing communications with current DSW students, and supervision of faculty and staff. A successful candidate will have an active scholarly agenda, and a history of publication and presentation. An MSW and doctorate in social work are required. Candidates must be eligible for social work licensure in Minnesota (have two years post-MSW practice experience).
Faculty are expected to teach six courses per academic year, which may include summer. While this position may include release from some teaching responsibilities for administrative work, there is an expectation that the individual will teach several classes per year. All doctoral courses are primarily online courses with the exception of a few summer residency courses; therefore, expertise in online teaching and pedagogy is required. Content expertise in social work education, research, and leadership preferred. Other faculty responsibilities include dissertation and student advising, and requisite faculty service.
The School of Social Work at the University of St. Thomas offers BSW, MSW and DSW programs. It is a thriving school with approximately 600 students, and is well respected in the practice community. It offers innovative programs that strive to meet community needs. The vibrant and diverse cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are well known for their cultural and social amenities and have been consistently named one of the most livable metropolitan areas in the U.S.
An MSW and doctorate in social work are required. Candidates must be eligible for social work licensure in Minnesota (have two years post-MSW practice experience). Administrative and leadership experience in academic settings is strongly preferred.
Preference will be given to someone ready to serve at least one term as director of the DSW program starting in Fall, 2019.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.
The University of St. Thomas is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and the goals of affirmative action/equal opportunity. The University welcomes nominations and applications from a diverse applicant pool.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.
Candidates are asked to submit an applicaiton electronically on www.stthomas.edu/jobs. Application materials should include: a cover letter, a current CV, a statement of teaching interests and research agenda. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact the chair of the hiring committee, Dr. Katharine Hill, at Katharine.firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are open until the commencement of review of applications. Review of applications will begin October 31, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.