Overview

Applications are currently invited for a tenure track position as MSW Program Director at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The MSW Program Director has primary responsibility for directing a CSWE-accredited MSWprogram along with teaching and advising in the program. Other responsibilities include service, research/scholarship and participation in department governance. ETSU is a Doctoral Research Intensive university of approximately 15,000 students. Located in scenic Appalachia near the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains, East Tennessee State University is surrounded by thriving cities and historical rural communities. The region’s four distinct seasons provide diverse outdoor recreational opportunities.

The Social Work Department is national headquarters of the Phi Alpha Honor Society.

The successful candidate should be prepared to join the faculty no later than August 1, 2019.

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesThe ETSU MSW program is dynamic and growing with off-campus programming sites in Abingdon (VA), Asheville (NC), Kingsport and Sevierville (TN) in addition to the ETSU main campus in Johnson City (TN).

Positioned for service through growth throughout the Southern Appalachian region, applicants for the position of MSW Director should possess the energy, vision, discipline and creativity this mission requires.

Required QualificationsMinimum qualifications include MSW degree and two years post-MSW practice experience, a minimum of five years full-time teaching experience in Social Work education, and a PhD in Social Work or closely related profession/discipline.

Preferred QualificationsPreference will be given to candidates who currently hold a PhD; however, ABD will be considered with completion of doctorate by hire date. Preference will also be given to candidates with academic administrative experience, especially directing either a CSWE-accredited MSW or BSW program.

Posting Number: F00180PSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should go to https://jobs.etsu.edu to apply for the position. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Michael L. Smith, Chair, Department of Social Work, via e-mail at smithml1@etsu.edu. Review of applications will begin one month following the initial posting of this ad and continue until the position is filled.