School of Social Work
Rhode Island College
Three faculty positions, Fall 2019
Assistant Professor, BSW Program – Tenure track
Assistant Professor, BSW Program (One-Year Limited)
Assistant Professor, MSW Program (Three-year limited term)
The School of Social Work at Rhode Island College invites applications for following faculty positions for fall 2019. Final appointments are subject to available funding:
Assistant Professor, BSW program, Tenure-track position. The individual will teach courses across the curriculum in the BSW program, especially in human behavior, diversity and oppression, and generalist practice and will participate in curriculum development and student advising; engage with community social change efforts or community service.
Required qualifications include: MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited institution and earned doctorate in social work or relevant field; at least two years of post-master’s experience working in the social work profession; and evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level. Preferred Qualifications include: Experience with advocacy and community organizing; knowledge and skill in a substantive area, such as child welfare, aging, or diversity.
Application deadline: April 29, 2019.
The doctoral or other appropriate terminal degree is required for all tenure-track appointments and must be completed prior to the beginning of service.
Assistant Professor, BSW Program, One-Year Limited position. The individual will teach courses across the BSW curriculum, particularly generalist practice and human behavior, diversity and oppression; participate in curriculum development for the BSW program; act as liaison to students in field internships; facilitate field seminars; provide academic advisement to students; engage with community social service or social change efforts and participate in departmental and college activities.
Required qualifications include: MSW from a CSWE-accredited institution; at least two years full-time post-MSW experience working in the profession. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with advocacy and community organizing; knowledge and skill in a substantive area, such as child welfare, aging, or diversity; evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level.
Application deadline: April 12, 2019
Assistant Professor, MSW Program, 3-year limited term position. The individual will teach in the MSW Program in the following areas: Foundation and advanced policy courses, advanced human service administration, and program evaluation/needs assessment; provide academic and field advisement to students in field placement; engage in professional community service; participate in other departmental and college activities as requested.
Required qualifications include: MSW degree from CSWE-accredited institution; at least two years post-MSW social work macro practice experience.
Preferred qualifications: * Ph.D.; teaching experience in social work at the graduate level.
Application deadline: April 29, 2019.
Persons from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
The School of Social Work is proud of its forty-year history educating MSW and BSW social workers throughout the Rhode Island and Southeastern New England. The MSW and BSW programs currently serve 350 students. The school and its faculty are committed to social justice and working with oppressed populations.
Founded in 1854, Rhode Island College is the comprehensive public institution of higher education in the State of Rhode Island.
For full job descriptions, which include additional responsibilities and requirements for the positions and application procedures, see our web site at https://employment.ric.edu/. Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College’s PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.