Associate Professor

Winston-Salem State University

United States

February 15, 2022


Position Details Position Classification Title Associate Professor

FLSA Exempt Position Class (Extract From Banner or PA) 80090 EPA Position Type Faculty JCAT 201000

Primary Purpose of the Position

This nine-month Associate Professor of Social Work is housed in the Department of Social

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 County community.

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 emergencies No

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 baccalaureate level
  • 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 discipline.
  • 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 year.
  • 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 journals.
  • 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 community
  • Collaborate with community stakeholders and other professional organizations.
  • 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

    Posting Details Internal Posting Only No

    Position Type Faculty Time Limited Position No Appointment Length


    Salary Commensurate with education and experience Open Date 12/06/2021 Close Date 02/15/2022 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.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • Public Job Posting
  • Internal Job Posting
  • Agency Referral
  • Advertisement/Publication
  • Personal Referral
  • Website
  • Other
  • How many years of experience do you have teaching on the collegiate level?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • 1. What is your experience, if any, in a higher education environment>
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Document

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Letter of Reference 3
  • Optional Documents

  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Other Document
  • Unofficial Transcript
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