The MSU School of Social Work is dedicated to educating students for ethical, competent, responsive, and innovative social work practice, and to conducting and disseminating high quality research that improves the well-being of the most vulnerable in society. Our teaching, research, and outreach synergistically promote social justice, positive change, and solutions to the problems facing diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. More than 650 students are enrolled in our CSWE-accredited BASW and MSW programs, and PhD program.
The School supports MSU’s outreach mission through off-campus, distance, and blended instructional programs that utilize technology and innovative teaching strategies. We also provide multiple opportunities for creative interdisciplinary teaching and research, community-based studies, and partnerships with government agencies and neighborhoods
The School of Social Work seeks a candidate to teach courses in macro practice, organizational and community leadership and policy in face to face, hybrid and fully-online course offerings. Courses offered at our East Lansing, Flint, Statewide Blended, Oakland, Weekend and Mid-MI campus sites. This position will consist of 26 credits of instruction or workload equivalent per year.
The successful candidate will attend all required School meetings and activities and actively participate in the Organizational and Community Leadership sequence committee and other committees or teams as assigned by the associate director for instruction.
Doctorate -Social Work
MSW for Instructor Rank; MSW and Ph.D. for Assistant Professor Rank.
The successful candidate must also have demonstrated experience in teaching courses and/or seminars at the college or graduate level and relevant macro social work practice experience.
Required Application Materials
Cover Letter that includes a description of teaching experience and macro social work practice
Reviews from a minimum of two courses taught at the college level.
Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes a description of their teaching experience and macro social work practice.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018 and will continue until position is filled.
Review of Applications Begins On
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
Internal Number: 539903
About Michigan State University
Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.Together, we tackle some of the world?s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better?from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.The nation?s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world?on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we?re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.