The Department of Social Work at Western Carolina University invites application for a 9-month tenure track Social Work faculty position with employment beginning in August 2019. Qualifications include a MSW and a doctorate in Social Work or a related field. Candidates should demonstrate a well developed research agenda and a commitment to scholarship, teaching, field education and service.

Duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate Social Work courses, conducting research, publishing and presenting in professional venues, seeking extramural funding, advising students, and engaging in social work practice.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MSW from a CSWE– accredited Social Work program

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Social Work or a related field or completion of a doctorate in Social Work or a related field by August 31, 2019.
  • Eligibility for licensure as a clinical social worker (LCSW) in North Carolina.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application materials must be submitted online and include cover letter, vitae, research statement, unofficial transcripts and list of references. For questions or additional information contact: Dr. Josie Crolley-Simic, Search Committee Chair, Department of Social Work, HHS 322 Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723: 828-227-7112.

Carnegie Statement:

WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship