Position Classification Title Associate Professor
Position Class (Extract From Banner or PA) 80090
EPA Position Type Faculty
Primary Purpose of the Position
This nine-month Associate Professor of Social Work is housed in the Department
Work in the School of Health Sciences (SOHS) with a start date of August
2022. Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses, serving as
a faculty advisor, mentoring and coaching students inside and outside the
classroom; producing scholarly research that results in publications in peer-
reviewed journals within the discipline area or within peer-reviewed journals
that promote the teaching and learning of the discipline; facilitating
presentations at well-respected professional conferences; engaging in the
procurement of extramural funds with interdisciplinary teams; participating in
departmental, college, and university service as well as engaging in service
to one's professional discipline and the larger Winston-Salem and Forsyth
Working Position Title Associate Professor
Building and Room No.
Anderson Center – Room C017
Appointment Type Permanent Full-Time
If Time Limited. No
Appointment Length. 9-months
Position Number 001178
Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other
Normal Work Schedule
Monday – Friday 8-5
Department Required Skills
Faculty in the Department of Social Work seeks exceptional candidates who
demonstrate a commitment to excellence as Associate Professor in the
Department of Social Work and serving students from culturally and
linguistically diverse backgrounds. The following qualifications and skills
are required for this position:
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in social work (or related field) from a
four-year regionally accredited institution.
Candidates must have an MSW from a Council on Social Work Education
(CSWE)-accredited university (licensure is also preferred) with at
least two years post-Master's experience.
Candidates must have at least five years of teaching experience at the
Candidate must be tenurable at the rank of Associate Professor at Winston-
Salem State University.
Demonstrated ability to leverage various technologies that engage students
in the learning process.
Evidence of situating undergraduate candidates in undergraduate research
experiences or experiences engaging students in study abroad, internship
opportunities, or community engagement.
Demonstrated ability of participating in interdisciplinary teaching and
research collaborations at the university, across universities, or within
the broader community.
Evidence of research and scholarly contributions to the Social Work
Demonstrated commitment to equity in a diverse educational community.
Demonstrated commitment to personal growth and development via
engagement in professional organizations and professional conferences.
Evidence of effective written and verbal communication skills along with
effective interpersonal skills.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
We welcome candidates with a background in social work, micro/macro-level
social work, community engagement as well as demonstrated commitment to
diversity, social justice, innovation, and collaboration in working with
schools and university colleges. We also welcome candidates with experience in
managing (or at least significantly contributing) to a CSWE self-study for
accreditation and/or re-accreditation of social work education programs and a
high comfort level in assessment.
Required License or Certification
Valid US Driver's License No
Commercial Driver's License Required No
Physical Required No
List any other medical/drug tests required
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Describe the specific job duties related to this competency
Teaching and Advising
The successful candidate will teach Social Work courses Work using face-
to-face and online methodologies.
Provide engaging and relevant assignments for students with learning
outcomes applicable to the field.
Provide each student with clear course expectations, evaluations,
timelines, and an approved syllabus.
Coordinate evening and weekend classes.
Complete grade books, mid-term, and final grade submission learning
assessments, and final exam assessments on a timely basis, and respond to
student questions in a timely manner.
Engage in effective student academic advising throughout the academic
Engage in curriculum development, assessment, and evaluation.
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity
Must have an active research agenda.
Conduct and maintain an active line of scholarly research within the
Social Work discipline that results in publications in peer-reviewed
Participate with interdisciplinary teams to procure sponsored research
that advances the research agenda.
Must facilitate presentations at well-respected local, state, national,
and international professional conferences and meetings within the
healthcare management discipline.
University, Professional, and Community Service and Engagement
Support the department's social work accreditation
Attend consistently departmental and College meetings.
Participate in service activities for the department, university, and
Collaborate with community stakeholders and other professional
Maintain membership in discipline-specific professional organizations.
Assist discipline-specific professional organizations with reviews of
conference proposals, peer-reviewed journal articles, and other
professional engagement opportunities.
Serve on community-oriented committees, boards, and commissions relative
to Social Work.
Percentage Of Time 100
Internal Posting Only No
Position Type Faculty
Time Limited Position No
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Open Date 12/06/2021
Close Date 01/21/2022
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary
Please Note: This Position is subject to the successful completion of an
employment background check If no applicants apply who meet the required
competency and T&E requirements, then management may consider other
applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget,
and market considerations. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing
an electronic application. The application must be completed in full detail
(including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure
to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered
for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be
complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the
process of applying for a position.
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