The Department of Social Work at East Tennessee State University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin August 15, 2018 with primary teaching responsibilities in the BSW program (content competencies emphasizing [macro]HBSE, Macro-practice, Social Policy, and/or Research). Some teaching in the MSW program is likely. Other responsibilities include research/scholarship activity, service, academic advising, and participation in department and program governance.
ETSU is a mid-size Doctoral Research Intensive university located in scenic Appalachia near the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains, surrounded by thriving cities and historical rural communities. The region’s four distinct seasons, mountains, and rivers provide diverse recreational opportunities. ETSU provides regional educational and health care leadership through its associations with the local VA, medical centers, and community organizations. The Social Work Department hosts the international headquarters of the Phi Alpha Honor Society. With rich university health sciences programming, the department participates in interprofessional teaching, service and scholarship.
Job Category: Faculty
Minimum qualifications include a Masters of Social Work degree with a minimum of two years post-MSW professional practice experience and PhD degree in Social Work or closely related field. (ABD in a PhD program will be considered with completion of doctorate required by hire date.)
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of north...east Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.