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Teaching/Professional Practice Series Faculty Positions, Non-tenure Track, Open Rank
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 04/16/2021
Faculty-Liberal Arts-Social Work
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
Recruitment/Posting Title
Teaching/Professional Practice Series Faculty Positions, Non-tenure Track, Open Rank
School of Social Work
Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

The Rutgers University School of Social Work is currently seeking non-tenure, teaching and/or professional practice, track (NTT) faculty members to support its BASW and MSW programs. The BASW and MSW programs’ goals are to prepare bachelor’s and master’s level social workers for careers that enhance individual and community well-being, engage evidence informed practice, and further social justice in a variety of non-profit and public service settings.

Successful candidates will teach at least 7 courses per academic year, contribute to curriculum development and, participate in school and university service. All NTT faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly/professional dissemination and service activities in accordance with their rank, and other duties as assigned. These positions are either academic year (teaching at least 7 courses) or calendar year (teaching at least 9 courses), New Brunswick based positions subject to contractual renewals. Salary and rank appointment is commensurate with experience.

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Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Requirements: Master’s Degree in Social Work; significant post-MSW direct practice experience; familiarity with anti-oppressive practice; significant engagement with and positive reputation among local, state and/or national social welfare organizations; record of or potential for excellence in teaching; ability to work with diverse constituencies and engage with a collegial and inclusive culture.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate degree (DSW or PhD) in social work or related field; work experience in higher education; record of scholarly contributions.

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RUSSW, ranked #17 among MSW programs in the nation, is among the largest social work programs in the United States, offering BASW, MSW, DSW, and Ph.D. degrees to over 2,000 students across three campuses in Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick. Our MSW program is delivered in several innovative ways, including traditional campus, intensive weekend, online and blended options. Certificates in Aging, Addictions, and Violence Against Women and Children expand our curricular reach. RUSSW has several strong research centers, including the Center on Violence Against Women and Children, the Center for Prevention Science, the Center for Gambling Studies, the Center for Leadership and Management, the Huamin Research Center, as well as the Institute for Families, a multi-million-dollar partnership with NJ’s Departments of Human Services and Children and Families. Founded in 1766, Rutgers is the eighth-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, and a major research university. Rutgers is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), a federation of 62 leading research universities, and the Big Ten Academic Alliance, an academic consortium of Big 10 universities

The RU SSW recently launched its 5-year Strategic Plan, Toward a More Just Future, with a focus on the following priority areas: Inclusion, Intersectionality, Diversity, Equity and Advancement (IIDEA); A Curriculum for the Future of Social Work; Supporting the 21st Century Student; Research for a Just Future; Innovative Community Engagement; Organization Foundations for Success.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Required documents for application: CV, cover
letter, teaching portfolio (including recent evaluations), and the names of three references.

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Rutgers University-New Brunswick
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Rutgers University - New Brunswick
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Portfolio
Optional Documents
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Writing Sample 1
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