Social Work Faculty

The Roberts Wesleyan College Department of Social Work BSW Program invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position, starting in the fall semester 2020. 

Department of Social Work:

The vision of the Department of Social Work is to lead the advancement of integrating Christian faith with social work practice, scholarship, and service locally, nationally, and internationally. Our department serves over 200 students and has 12 faculty members with 5 serving in the BSW Program and 7 serving in the MSW Program.

Responsibilities: 

The faculty hired will teach full-time in both our traditional and non-traditional BSW program. The teaching load is 24 credits per academic year and will include a mix of traditional, non-traditional and future online courses.  Other responsibilities include committee work in the Social Work Department and College, service to the community, advising and scholarship. 

Qualifications:

Preferred applicants will be a licensed MSW and have a completed Ph.D. in social work or a related field.  Candidates will have a record of scholarship and teaching in policy and macro social work; and demonstrate a Christian faith commitment consistent with the mission of the institution. Candidates must have at least two years post-MSW social work practice experience. Candidates without a Ph.D. may be considered.

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 vita.  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) curriculum vita;

(3) a recent, writing sample (published or in press) for which the candidate is the primary author; and

(4) an Application for Faculty Position, available at www.roberts.edu/employment (be sure to include full contact information for three references). 

All materials should be submitted to Dr. Rebekah Crofford, Chair of the Department of Social Work. For more information about the position, contact Dr. Crofford by phone at 585-594-6490 or email at crofford_rebekah@roberts.edu.  

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