Title School of Social Work, Instructor/Assistant Professor (Full Time,
Temporary, 1 Year)
Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Information 1 year Temp
From Bridgewater State University's inception in 1840 by Horace Mann as one of
the first normal schools in America to the current day, BSU has worked to
ensure that our students receive an accessible, affordable, and exceptional
education. BSU aspires to be the leader in our mission class for closing
equity gaps for Black/Cape Verdean, Latinx, Native American, Asian, and other
students of color. BSU's institutional values, the work of the President's
Special Task Force on Racial Justice, and leadership of the Leading for Change
Higher Education Diversity Consortium underscore the campus' commitment to
racial equity and other forms of social justice.
The School of Social Work (SSW) has thriving BSW and MSW programs. Current
total enrollment is approximately 550. Our programs are staffed by 16 full
time faculty, more than 25 part time faculty, three field education
specialists and two administrators. Our programs are accredited by the Council
on Social Work Education. The SSW is dedicated to supporting diversity and
inclusion in its faculty and students, to promoting social justice and equity,
and reflects this emphasis in its curricular and co-curricular activities. The
SSW faculty is involved in research, scholarship, and service in key campus
initiatives that focus on social justice, institutional diversity, service
learning, teaching and learning, mentoring and more. The SSW program is known
for its faculty's unique enthusiasm, collaborative approach to teaching and
learning, and capacity to provide support and mentoring to its students. The
social work students we serve bring many strengths, and are capable,
purposeful and fully committed to their studies. Successful candidates will be
staff members who can work with their colleagues to help meet the mission of
the department in serving and supporting our racially and ethnically diverse
The School of Social Work seeks candidates for a one-year full-time,
benefited, temporary Instructor or Assistant Professor.
Essential duties are:
1. Teaching 12 credits per semester as assigned by the School of Social Work
2. Advising undergraduate and/or graduate students as assigned.
3. Committee work as assigned.
Classes may be conducted on any of BSU's three campuses; the main campus in
Bridgewater and at BSU's satellite campuses in Attleboro and on Cape Cod.
Required qualifications are:
1. MSW degree and LICSW
2. Teaching experience in social work
3. Experience in field supervision in social work
4. A demonstrated commitment, through research, practice or teaching, to
diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and community engagement
1. PhD in Social Work or Social Welfare. ABD candidates will be considered.
2. Experience teaching policy, human behavior and/or research.
Special Conditions for Eligibility
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent
upon completion of a successful background check.
Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its
workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living
environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Posting Number F00330P
Open Date 04/21/2021
Close Date 06/30/2021
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please note the following information is required to complete your application
for this position:
a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Documents Needed To Apply