Assistant Professor or Clinical Assistant Professor

East Tennessee State University
March 16, 2023
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Job Title Assistant Professor or Clinical Assistant Professor

Department Social Work - 21750 Pay Grade 1 Job Category Faculty Job Summary

The Department of Social Work at East Tennessee State University invites applications for a 9 and/or 12-month tenure track Assistant Professor or Clinical Assistant Professor position with primary teaching responsibilities in the MSW program (content competencies emphasize clinical social work practice with individuals, families, and groups). Some teaching in the BSW program is likely and/or teaching in a clinical setting. Other responsibilities include research/scholarship activity, service, academic advising, and participation in department and program governance.

We are seeking to fill two (2) vacancies. Candidates considered for a tenure-track position must possess a terminal academic doctoral degree by the start date and demonstrate the potential for research productivity. Clinical track appointments may be convertible to tenure-track no later than the end of year three of the appointment. Faculty rank commensurate with education and experience.

ETSU is a mid-size Doctoral Research Intensive university located in scenic Appalachia near the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains, surrounded by thriving cities and historical rural communities. The region's four distinct seasons, mountains, and rivers provide diverse recreational opportunities. ETSU provides regional educational and healthcare leadership through its associations with the local VA, medical centers, and community organizations. The Social Work Department hosts the international headquarters of the Phi Alpha Honor Society. With rich university health sciences programming, the department participates in interprofessional teaching, service, and scholarship.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. We believe that every person can make a unique and positive contribution and support personal and cultural diversity in our student body and staff. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Required Qualifications

Masters of Social Work degree (or higher) with a minimum of two (2) years post-MSW professional practice experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience/expertise in the content areas for which the application is intended including integrated behavioral health and child welfare. A Ph.D. degree in Social Work or a closely related field is also preferred. (ABD in a Ph.D. program will be considered with completion of the doctorate required by the hire date.)


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00626P

Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No Open Date 11/04/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

In e-Jobs, please provide e-mail addresses for your references since they will be contacted via e-mail and requested to upload their letter of reference. A minimum of 3 letters of reference are required. The contact for the search committee is Jen Boa, Assistant Professor Search Committee, Department of Social Work, East Tennessee State University, PO Box 70645, Johnson City, TN 37614-1702, or e-mail [email protected]

Faculty positions are only required to be posted for a minimum of fourteen (14) calendar days. The closing date for this posting is subject to change without notice to applicants.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
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