Job Title Visiting Clinical Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Social
Requisition Number FE03140
Department Name 8T110:College of Social Work
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
PhD in Social Work or related field OR DSW
Required Related Experience
Two years post MSW practice experience required
THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY, COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK (CoSW) is a renowned
leader in social work. Our mission is clear: Through rigorous research,
excellence in instruction, and steadfast service, the CoSW works to improve
the human condition. Always, in all ways.
As the state's flagship university, CoSW is committed to actualizing our
mission through innovative, accessible academic programming. CoSW is home to
Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (traditional and online), Master of Social
Work (hybrid and online), Doctorate of Social Work (online), and PhD
(traditional) degree programs. In addition to Lexington's main campus, we
have a satellite campus at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.
To continue to advance our support infrastructure for CoSW, we invite
applicants for up to two one year (12-month), non-tenure eligible visiting
faculty positions in Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank in the Clinical
Title Series to begin as early as Fall 2022.
Primary duties associated with this position involve provision of instruction,
training, and advisement for students across all academic programs housed in
the College of Social Work. In addition, this position will be responsible for
curriculum development for graduate-level programming. Successful applicants
will have experience teaching at the university level and demonstrated ability
to effectively participate in scholarly activities.
The University's mission involves three primary functions: instruction,
research, and service. Each year, faculty work with the Office of the Dean to
delineate their distribution of effort (DOE). This DOE outlines how faculty
will spend their time. Of course, the DOE can fluctuate depending on an array
of factors (e.g., clinical funding, new course development, etc.).
Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position has
Applicants are requested to submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest
detailing applicant's goodness of fit for the position, and a brief
description of relevant teaching experience (upload as Specific Request
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our
entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all
new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved
medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that
fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two
weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining
an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization
can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Teaching/instruction in a wide array of courses at multiple levels and
formats, including online instruction, is preferred.
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce
by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of
openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all
backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also
value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a
healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe
and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the
University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals
with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment
screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These
screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posting Specific Questions
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Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
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None of the above
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted. I understand that I will be obligated to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination or exemption requirement prior to starting employment at the University of Kentucky.
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