Social Work Faculty

Position Description: The Roberts Wesleyan College Department of Social Work invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work position, immediate opening starting in the fall semester 2015. 

Department of Social Work:  The vision of the Social Work Department is to lead the advancement of integrating Christian faith with social work practice, scholarship, and service locally, nationally, and internationally.  Our department has 10 faculty members across the undergraduate and graduate social work programs. Enrollment growth in the M.S.W. program has been trending upward, necessitating a new hire. The M.S.W. program currently has concentrations in Mental Health and in Child and Family Services. 

Qualifications:  Applicants must have an M.S.W. degree and preferably completed (or almost completed) Ph.D. in Social Work or a related field.  Candidates must demonstrate strong teaching skills, have a record of scholarship, and demonstrate a Christian faith commitment consistent with the mission of the institution. Candidates should have at least two years post-M.S.W. social work practice experience, preferably agency based practice experience with children and families.  It is also preferred that candidates currently hold or are eligible for social work licensure.  

Responsibilities:  Teach primarily in the M.S.W. Program; provide academic advisement; serve as field liaison; serve on Department and College committees; maintain a record of scholarship and professional activity 

Application Process:  Employees of Roberts Wesleyan College must fully support the institution’s mission and values. Please review the RWC Mission Statement, Statement of Christian Vision, and Community Ethos Statement available on the college’s web site (below) prior to submitting an application and curriculum vitae.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should e-mail or mail:

  1. a letter of application, specifying areas of teaching and research interest and practice experiences,
  2. a curriculum vitae,
  3. a recent writing sample (published or in press) for which the candidate is the primary  author, and
  4. an RWC Application for Faculty Position, available at (please be sure to include full contact information for three references).  

Please submit materials to:
Dr. Sharon Harris-Ewing, Associate Dean of the School of Professional Studies
Roberts Wesleyan College
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY 14624-1997

For more information about the position contact
Dr. David Skiff, Department Chair
ph: 585-594-6578, or email:

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