Social Work Faculty, One-Year, NTT Position
About Augsburg University:
Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and 11 graduate
degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The trademark of
an Augsburg education is its emphasis on direct, personal experience. Guided
by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, Augsburg educates students to
be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible
leaders. Please see more about Augsburg's commitment to diversity and
The Social Work Department at Augsburg University invites interested
candidates to apply for a one-year (renewable) non-tenure-track faculty
position to begin August 23, 2021. The department is distinctive for its
multicultural emphasis and commitment to social justice and global issues.
Both the BSW and MSW programs demonstrate Augsburg's focus on student-centered
learning, offering small class sizes and leveraging our strong community
Responsibilities include teaching in both the BSW and MSW curriculum, and
ideally, in the dual-track LADC/MSW program. Teaching assignments are likely
to include summer semester. Candidates should demonstrate competence in
delivering hybrid and in person learning pedagogies. Class schedules include
weekdays and weekends.
Minimum Requirements include
Masters in Social Work with two years post MSW experience.
Ability to establish a Minnesota Social Work License (LGSW, LISW, LICSW)
prior to September 1, 2021.
Demonstrated teaching experience at the college and graduate level.
Preference will be given for:
Demonstrated competence in delivering hybrid learning pedagogy.
Terminal degree in Social Work or related field (i.e. Ph.D., or D.S.W.,
Demonstrated competence in generalist social work practice.
Candidate who currently holds Minnesota Social Work License licensure
Holding an earned LADC Minnesota license.
Demonstrated practice and teaching experience in LADC content.
Licensed Social Workers who are ABD in Social Work or related field.
The department of social work at Augsburg University and the University itself
are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the
diversity of our community through their teaching and service.
To apply for this position, upload a cover letter, CV, and official
transcripts. In the cover letter, candidates should address their ability to
educate and mentor diverse students and/or contribute to a diverse community.
As part of the online application process, you will be required to provide the
names of three professional references. If your application advances in this
search you will be notified prior to Augsburg contacting your references.
Application review will begin immediately; position open until filled.
Among the distinctive features of the University are its deep dedication to
civic and community engagement, robust undergraduate research programs, and a
strong belief in the integration of liberal arts and professional studies
across all programs. The University's commitment to the local neighborhood and
the world is enhanced through the work of four signature centers: the
Christensen Center for Vocation, the Center for Global Education, the Sabo
Center for Citizenship and Learning, and the Strommen Center for Meaningful
Work. Augsburg's commitment to diversity is reflected in the student body: for
the past four years, students of color comprised nearly 40 percent of the
incoming first-year class. With approximately 1,000 students living on campus,
Augsburg engages students in a wide range of co-curricular activities,
including NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics. At both undergraduate
and graduate levels, students actively engage in international travel and
intercultural experiences that broaden their view of the world and deepen
their engagement in it.
Augsburg's main campus is located in the vibrant Cedar-Riverside neighborhood
of Minneapolis, one of the most diverse areas in the Twin Cities. The
University of Minnesota West Bank campus and one of the city's largest medical
complexes are adjacent to Augsburg; the Mississippi River and the Seven
Corners Theatre district are just a few blocks away. In addition to its
Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a vibrant branch campus in Rochester, the
fastest growing city in Minnesota and headquarters of the Mayo Health System.
In addition to these locations, Augsburg owns and operates international sites
in Mexico, Guatemala, and Namibia.
Augsburg is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, race,
age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected
class. Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an
academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus
encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate these