1+ months

Clinical Assistant Professor of Field Education

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Field Education
Requisition Number FE02158
Working Title
Department Name 8T110:College of Social Work
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

MSW/MSSW plus doctoral degree (PhD, DSW)

Required Related Experience

Two years post-graduate practice experience

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The University of Kentucky College of Social Work (CoSW), which offers the BASW, MSW and Ph.D. degrees, invites applications for a 12-month Clinical Assistant Professor position to coordinate the Online MSW Field Program. The terms of appointment and re-appointment for this position are governed by the University of Kentucky Administrative Regulations (AR 2:1)

Candidates must have an MSW/MSSW and two-years post-graduate practice experience with a doctoral degree (PhD, DSW) required. Experience teaching a wide-array of social work courses at multiple levels and formats, to include online instruction, is preferred as well. This position is located in Lexington, Kentucky.

Overarching duties of this position include: 1) oversight and coordination of the Online MSW Field Program; 2) development and delivery of curriculum in the MSW program; 3) recruitment, procurement, and enrollment of practicum sites; 4) conduct student field advising and assistance with practicum placement; 5) collaborate with the Field and MSW program directors and associate dean to engage in CoSW curriculum, program and admissions activities.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a Curriculum Vita. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application portal. This information may be used to solicit reference letters from your references within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to the Office of Associate Dean Kalea Benner at (859) 323-0586.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Experience teaching a wide-array of social work courses at multiple levels and formats, to include online instruction, is preferred

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2019-11-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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