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LECTURER

Requisition # 73559

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, January 4th, 2019
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Social Work

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa School of Social Work invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure, Instructional Faculty track Lecturer position with clinical expertise in micro-level social work practice for the academic year 2019-20, beginning August 21, 2019 on the Des Moines Center Campus. The initial appointment is for one year (2019-20), renewable for up to two years (2020-21 and 2021-22), and renewable thereafter in three-year increments, pending collegiate approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This track does not include the possibility of tenure, but otherwise parallels the tenure track with various ranks (Lecturer, Associate Professor of Instruction, Professor of Instruction). More information about the Instructional Track can be found on the Provost’s website at https://provost.uiowa.edu/instructional-faculty-track-appointments. Summer session teaching may be available for extra compensation. The position includes teaching undergraduate and graduate social work micro-practice courses, including but not limited to, Family Centered Theory and Practice I & II; Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups; Fundamentals of Social Work Practice and Interpersonal Skills Lab (for more information about the School’s curriculum see http://catalog.registrar.uiowa.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/social-work/ and http://catalog.registrar.uiowa.edu/courses/ssw/.  The position also involves student advising and mentoring.



The School of Social Work offers programs at the B.A., M.S.W., and Ph.D. levels with faculty scholarship foci in the areas of aging, child welfare, family violence, mental health, and culturally competent social work practice. In addition to programs on our main Iowa City campus, we offer a BASW program in Des Moines, and MSW programs in Des Moines, Quad Cities and Sioux City.



Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials immediately, as application review will begin Jan 16, 2019 and continues until filled. All materials must be submitted online at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/jobSearch/faculty/ . Refer to requisition #73559. Do not mail paper applications.



To Apply:  Please submit a curriculum vitae and/or an annotated resume and a letter of interest with your online application.  The letter of interest should be a detailed description of your interest in the position, your micro practice background relevant to the School’s teaching needs, and your prior teaching and/or training experience or potential for teaching.  In addition to the online application, please submit three professional reference letters to the Search Committee Chair.  These letters should address your professional accomplishments, teaching experience and/or potential, and other abilities relevant to the position.  These letters should be sent by the referee directly to the Search Committee Chair. For inquiries about the position please contact:



                                            Stephen Cummings, MSW, LISW, Search Committee Chair



                                                                        University of Iowa



                                                                     School of Social Work



                                                            308 North Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242



                                                               stephen-cummings@uiowa.edu



                                                                          319-335-1331



The School of Social Work and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

  • Masters of Social Work (MSW) from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited program in hand by start date

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated record of at least 5 years, full-time, post-MSW micro practice experience working with individuals, families, and/or groups

  • Demonstrated evidence of potential for teaching micro practice courses

  • Demonstrated evidence of potential to contribute to departmental and collegiate service and/or professional productivity.  Professional productivity activities might include, but are not limited to, conference presentations, professional consultation, outreach activities, publications, or membership on state or regional boards or professional organizations.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Current LMSW or LISW (or equivalent) social work licensure in current state of residence/employment


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Additional Application Materials


Materials:3 letters of professional reference which address your professional accomplishments, teaching experience and/or potential, and other abilities relevant to the position.

These letters should be sent by the referee directly to the Search Committee Chair.

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.


Contact Information


Contact:Stephen P Cummings - stephen-cummings@uiowa.edu
Clas-Social Work
North Hall
20 West Davenport Street
308 NH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-1331
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/socialwork/



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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