Assistant Clinical Professor for Child Welfare Education and Training

Indiana University South Bend

United States

January 17, 2022


Posting Details Title Assistant Clinical Professor for Child Welfare Education and Training

Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track Department IUPUI School of Social Work Position Summary

The Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) invites applications for the position of Assistant Clinical Professor for Child Welfare Education and Training. This is a full-time, twelve-month non-tenure track faculty appointment under the oversight of the Child Welfare Education and Training Partnership. Primary responsibilities are based on the IUPUI campus with some statewide responsibilities for assigned BSW or MSW Child Welfare Scholar students. Anticipated start date will be March 1, 2022.

The Assistant Clinical Professor for Child Welfare Education and Training reports to the Director of the Child Welfare Education and Training Partnership. Primary responsibilities for this position include recruiting and admissions for BSW or MSW Child Welfare Scholar students, recruiting and assessing field placement agencies and field instructors, engaging students in the field planning process and assigning students to specific field placements. Field Instruction Coordinators act as consultants to faculty liaisons, field instructors, agency directors and students in resolving field practicum difficulties. The incumbent is required to teach one course per calendar year in the BSW or MSW program, or the equivalency in faculty field liaison responsibilities. Additionally, this position will provide service to the School by participating in school-wide and program-level committees.

The Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) is a university-wide system school with an MSW Program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education since 1923 and a BSW Program accredited since 1975. The IUSSW is headquartered at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and uniquely houses a Department of Labor Studies. IUSSW enrolls over 2,000 across programs. Guided by an authentic commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, the IUSSW is nationally and internationally recognized for educating leaders of tomorrow through community-engaged practice, research, and partnerships to positively impact individuals and society. For more information, visit our website. This position, along with the many other joint initiatives of the IUSSW and the DCS, advances a long-term partnership between the IUSSW and DCS.

Basic Qualifications

Essential qualifications include: a master's degree in social work (MSW) from a CSWE-accredited program plus a minimum of two years post-MSW full-time practice experience.

Department Contact for Questions

Pat Howes,

Additional Qualifications

Previous practice experience in public child welfare is strongly preferred. Experience supervising social work students as a field instructor is a plus. Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills are desired. Previous experience with Sonia is preferred.

Salary and Rank Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Special Instructions

To apply, please review the application requirements and submit an online application at https:// For priority consideration, please apply by January 17, 2022. Your curriculum vitae, a letter of application and names and contact information of three professional references are required. (Referees are asked to submit reference letters on letterhead stationary with their signature.) Transcripts will be required of individuals invited for an interview.

For Best Consideration Date 01/24/2022 Expected Start Date 03/01/2022 OAA # IN-SOCW-SOCW21004

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