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Associate or Full Professor; with additional title of BSW Program Director

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Application materials should include a letter of application detailing qualifications for this position, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching, and a list of a minimum of three references. Official transcripts of the successful candidate will be required prior to appointment. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Position Details

Title Associate or Full Professor; with additional title of BSW Program Director
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Northwest Social Work
Position Summary

Indiana University Northwest is seeking to fill a 12-month faculty position of BSW Program Director in the School of Social Work at Northwest at the rank of Associate Professor or above to begin July 1, 2018 for a term of three years, renewable.

The School of Social Work at Northwest currently offers a BSW program and a part-time evening MSW Program with concentrations in Mental Health and Addictions, Health, and School Social Work. The Indiana University School of Social Work began in 1911 and is the oldest university affiliated social work program in the nation. The MSW program began on the IU Northwest campus in 1996 and the BSW program began in 2010. The School of Social Work operates on seven of the eight IU campuses and offers the BSW, MSW and Ph.D. in social work and the AS and BS in Labor Studies. (For more information about this system-wide school, please link to https://socialwork.iu.edu/.

Responsibilities include: overall administration and management of the BSW program on the Northwest campus, teaching two courses a year with research expectations commensurate with combined administrative and tenured faculty roles; direct advising and coordinating undergraduate student advisement, and representing the undergraduate program on the IUN campus, within the system school, and in the local professional community.

One of eight campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The campus has a diverse student population of approximately 4,000 degree-seeking students and 1,500 dual-degree-seeking students. The campus offers Associate, Baccalaureate and Master’s degrees in a variety of undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research and engagement on campus and in the community. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity and engagement. Indiana University Northwest is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.

Basic Qualifications

Required qualifications include: an earned doctorate in social work or a closely related field; an MSW degree from a CSWE accredited program; a minimum of three (3) years full-time post-Master’s practice experience; a record of successful research; undergraduate teaching and administrative experience; a command of CSWE accreditation standards; excellent written and oral communication; skills in curriculum development, academic monitoring and evaluation and a strong commitment to working with and serving diverse populations.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be addressed to

Dr. Mark Thomas, Chair, Search Committee
Indiana University Northwest
3400 Broadway
Gary, Indiana 46408
(219) 981-5688
mdt@iun.edu

Additional Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications include: teaching experience in both undergraduate and graduate social work education, and experience in online and distance education delivery methods.

Salary and Rank Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Special Instructions

Application materials should include a letter of application detailing qualifications for this position, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching, and a list of a minimum of three references. Official transcripts of the successful candidate will be required prior to appointment. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

For Best Consideration Date 11/15/2017
Expected Start Date 07/01/2018
OAA # NW-05-1718

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Research and Teaching
  4. List Of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other