Job Opportunities in the College of Social Work
 

Tenure-track Open-Rank Faculty Position Director of Undergraduate Studies

The University of Kentucky, College of Social Work, which offers the BASW, MSW and PhD degrees, invites applications for an open-rank tenure track Special Title Series faculty position to teach in the BASW and/or MSW program and serve as the Director of the Undergraduate Program, beginning no later than the 2015-16 academic year. The position is a 10 month academic appointment with an additional time commitment in the summer months.

An MSW, an earned doctorate in Social Work or related discipline, a minimum of two years post MSW practice experience and a minimum of 3 years relevant administrative experience are required. Experience in CSWE accreditation activities, program assessment, curriculum development, advising, and teaching in a distance or web-based format is also required.

The successful applicant will have experience teaching at the university level and demonstrated ability to effectively fulfill administrative duties and participate in research and teaching activities. To be considered for associate professor or professor, the applicant should have an established record of achievements in the areas of administration, program development, accreditation, teaching and mentoring others, service,  and scholarship. Applicants at the assistant professor level should demonstrate a beginning level of achievement in these areas.

The Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) oversees all aspects of the BASW program, which is offered on main campus in Lexington, KY and at off-site location in Hazard, KY at the Center of Excellent for Rural Health. The DUS will be an active participant in BASW related academic affairs, including but not limited to curriculum activities, program assessment and accreditation activities. The successful candidate will work in cooperation with the Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs, the College’s Advising and Admissions Committee, and the Student Affairs Officers to develop and implement activities associated with student recruitment, retention, and advising. The DUS also will serve as the advisor for the Student Social Work Association and participate in other student-focused events. The DUS will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of the BASW curriculum and will work with faculty to develop and implement the undergraduate curriculum and will provide orientation and support to part-time instructors and other faculty teaching in the BASW program as needed. The DUS is responsible also for assessment of the BASW curriculum at the course and program levels and will work with the Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs in assessment /accreditation related activities.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest (Cover Letter), a Curriculum Vita (Resume), and contact information for at least three references to:  apply.interfolio.com/26432.  Letters of interest should detail the applicant’s goodness of fit for the position, and include a brief discussion of a research agenda and relevant teaching experience.

Additional details regarding the College can be found at the following website: http://www.uky.edu/SocialWork/ . Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Marie-Antoinette Sossou, Chair of the Faculty, Appointment, Promotion and Tenure, and Screening Committee at: msoss2@uky.edu

The University of Kentucky is the Commonwealth’s land grant institution, dedicated to the tripartite mission of research, teaching, and service. The University of Kentucky has an enrollment of approximately 28,000 students on a residential campus located in Lexington, a metropolitan area with a population of approximately 300,000.  Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and most educated cities in the nation, Lexington offers good neighborhood schools, low crime rates, and excellent recreational opportunities.  Louisville, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Nashville, and the Great Smoky Mountains are all within easy driving distance.  Lexington is also within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the country’s population.

 

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of providing opportunities to people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work!

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.  

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.



Lecturer Faculty Position, Non-Tenure Track

 

The University of Kentucky, College of Social Work, which offers the BASW, MSW and Ph.D. degrees, invites applications for a non-tenure track lecturer position to teach Clinical/Practice Courses in the BASW/MSW program (primarily clinical concentration), beginning in the 2015-16 academic year.

 

An MSW, an earned doctorate in Social Work or related discipline, and a minimum of three years post MSW direct clinical practice experience are required. Teaching experience at the university level, willingness to travel to off campus programs and flexibility to teach during non-traditional hours are also required. An advanced clinical social work license is highly preferred. Experience teaching in a distance or web-based format is desirable.

 

Applicants should submit a letter of interest (Cover Letter), a Curriculum Vita (Resume), and contact information for at least three references to: apply.interfolio.com/26431 . The letter of interest should detail the applicant’s goodness of fit for this position, and include a brief description of relevant teaching experience.   Application deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Additional details regarding the College can be found at the following website: http://www.uky.edu/SocialWork/ . Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Marie-Antoinette Sossou, Chair of the Faculty, Appointment, Promotion and Tenure, and Screening Committee at: msoss2@uky.edu

 

The University of Kentucky is the Commonwealth’s land grant institution, dedicated to the tripartite mission of research, teaching, and service. The University of Kentucky has an enrollment of approximately 28,000 students on a residential campus located in Lexington, a metropolitan area with a population of approximately 300,000.  Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and most educated cities in the nation, Lexington offers good neighborhood schools, low crime rates, and excellent recreational opportunities.  Louisville, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Nashville, and the Great Smoky Mountains are all within easy driving distance.  Lexington is also within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the country’s population.

 

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of providing opportunities to people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.


Tenure-track Open-Rank Faculty Position

The University of Kentucky, College of Social Work, which offers the BASW, MSW and PhD degrees, invites applications for an open-rank tenure track faculty position to teach in the BASW and MSW programs.  The College is looking to fill two vacancies in the tenure-track, open-rank position beginning in the 2015-16 academic year.

An MSW, an earned doctorate in Social Work or related discipline and a minimum of two years post MSW practice experience are preferred. Experience teaching in a distance or web-based format is preferred.

The successful applicant will have experience teaching at the university level and demonstrated ability to effectively participate in research and other scholarly activities. To be considered for associate professor or professor, the applicant should demonstrate a history of securing external funding. Applicants at the assistant professor level should demonstrate the potential for securing external funding. In addition, the College is advancing research in multiple substantive areas including substance use, gerontology, health, violence and suicide, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base to promote translational, evidence-based prevention programs and interventions. Applicants with an interest and record of achievement related to these areas are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a Curriculum Vita, and a list with contact information for at least three references to apply.interfolio.com/26430 .  Letters of interest should detail the applicant’s goodness of fit for the position and include a brief discussion of the research agenda and relevant teaching experience. Application deadline:   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Additional details regarding the College can be found at the following website: http://www.uky.edu/SocialWork/ . Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Marie-Antoinette Sossou, Chair of the Faculty, Appointment, Promotion and Tenure and Screening Committee at: msoss2@uky.edu .

The University of Kentucky is the Commonwealth’s land grant institution, dedicated to the tripartite mission of research, teaching, and service. The University of Kentucky has an enrollment of approximately 28,000 students on a residential campus located in Lexington, a metropolitan area with a population of approximately 300,000.  Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and most educated cities in the nation, Lexington offers good neighborhood schools, low crime rates, and excellent recreational opportunities.  Louisville, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Nashville, and the Great Smoky Mountains are all within easy driving distance.  Lexington is also within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the country’s population.


The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of providing opportunities to people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work!

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.  

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.