The Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work at Minot State University invites applications for a tenure-track Social Work position at the assistant professor level, beginning August 15, 2019. Minot State is dedicated to the success of all students, their growth, confidence, and development as educated citizens and their life-long devotion to the common good and welfare of others. The university values critical and creative thinking, vitality of communities and cultures, stewardship of place, and the multicultural and global environment. This philosophy is grounded in an expectation that all students can learn, grow, and succeed if given the support, guidance and an engaging learning environment. Minot State University seeks individuals who will help us create a community that is pervasively focused on: student growth, learning and success; the development of students with integrity, character, and intelligence; institutional commitment to civic engagement, stewardship of its local and global place; and meaningful service for the welfare of others.

The Social Work Program at Minot State has been continuously accredited by CSWE since 1978. The program serves approximately 195 students and offers a distance program in collaboration with several other North Dakota colleges and universities throughout the State. We seek candidates who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching in the context of liberal education.

Position Responsibilities
The position is a nine-month contract. Faculty expectations include teaching, scholarship, student advising, and service to the university and the community.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate must have an earned a Master of Social Work degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The candidate must also have two years of post MSW practice experience and be currently licensed as an LCSW and LCSW license eligible in the State of North Dakota. Persons with expertise in generalist community practice and policy and with expertise in service learning and work with diverse populations are especially encouraged to apply.  Faculty expectations, in addition to teaching and scholarship, include student advising, and service. Salary for this 9-month position is competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to those who have earned Ph.D. or Doctorate in Social Work or closely related field (ABD will be considered) and a Master of Social Work degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Salary for this 9-month position will depend upon qualifications and experience. The position includes a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, NDPERS retirement plan, and tuition waiver benefits. Explore MSU Benefits.

Additional Information
All applicants must attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, samples of the most recent teaching evaluations, and scholarly work. All applicants must also submit email addresses for three (3) reference providers.

If you have questions about the position, programs, or Minot State University, please contact:

Nancy Gordon, MSW
SWK Program Director
Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work

MSU is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference. This position is subject to a criminal history records check.