George Fox University announces a tenure-track 9-month faculty position in the CSWE-accredited School of Social Work BSW program, to begin in August 2020. This position is assigned primarily to teach in the BSW program. Teaching responsibilities will focus on generalist practice across the BSW curriculum, with a particular emphasis in research and statistics. This position works in collaboration with undergraduate and graduate program directors, the directors of field education, other social work faculty, and staff in the social work program.
George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Teaching generalist practice BSW-level courses across the curriculum;
Teaching emphasis in statistics and research is preferred.
Participate in designing, refining, and developing BSW curriculum;
Work to connect the theoretical and conceptual contribution of the classroom with the practical world of the practice setting;
Work collaboratively with faculty and staff in the School of Social Work to accomplish the program's mission, goals, and
Participation in the work of the department and the university, including advising and serving on university committees as needed.
An MSW from a CSWE-accredited program is required and an earned doctorate in social work or a related field is preferred;
Two or more years of post-MSW social work practice experience;
Teaching experience in research and statistics for social work preferred;
Two years full-time teaching in a CSWE-accredited program preferred;
Teaching experience in the core courses for social work at the BSW level;
Eligibility for clinical social work licensure preferred;
Experience in social work field supervision preferred;
Physical ability to travel the area to supervise field practicum placements;
A commitment to working with a diverse population of students is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.
Candidates must have legal authority to permanently work in the U.S.
Salary and Rank
Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated, though candidates with significant teaching experience at previous institutions may be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.
Application Procedures apply only through this website
When completing the online application, please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Essay Requirement:
Letter of Interest
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Faith and learning essay*
Statement of teaching philosophy
Concise description of research plans
Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply at once. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Questions may be directed to:
Clifford Rosenbohm, Ph.D., ACSW, LCSW Director, School of Social Work & MSW Program, Professor George Fox University firstname.lastname@example.org (503) 554-2748
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