Social Work Tenure-Tenure Track Faculty (Category I)

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00486
Position Title Social Work Tenure-Tenure Track Faculty (Category I)
Position Number F 505
Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education.

Employee Category Faculty
Department SWK - Social Work
EClass Code FT Faculty-10 mo with benes
Position Summary

The Department of Social Work at the Metropolitan State University of Denver is seeking applicants for a full-time open rank, tenured or tenure track (Category I) position. The candidate will be able to teach on-campus and online courses across the curriculum. Applicants are encouraged to have expertise in policy and/or social work ethics and philosophy, although all faculty teach across the curriculum according to programmatic need.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.


Teaching: The successful candidates will teach in the areas of departmental need and candidate qualifications. Teaching will consist of 24 semester credits per academic year. Instruction will include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Teaching may include online, face to face, and hybrid instruction; face-to-face instruction may include day, evening, and weekends as needed. The successful candidate may also take on lead faculty responsibilities for specific courses and be responsible to update and modify online and on campus course material.
Advising: The successful candidate will advise a designated load of students and perform professional advising for students in the program.
Scholarly Activities: The successful candidate is expected to have an ongoing scholarly agenda and produce peer-reviewed scholarship.
Service: The successful candidate will perform service work including work on Departmental, College and/or University committees. The candidate is expected to maintain an active service involvement in professional organizations and/or the community.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

1) Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)-accredited institution.
2) Two (2) years relevant post-MSW experience.
3) Earned doctorate degree in social work or other related discipline (ABD will be considered with evidence of degree conferral by August 20, 2018).

Preferred Qualifications

1) Demonstrated ability to teach Policy and/or Social Work Ethics and Philosophy.
2) Demonstrated ability to produce peer-reviewed scholarship and/or to secure external funding.
3) Previous teaching in an online or distributed learning context.
4) Previous teaching, practice or research experience serving first generation college students and/or historically underrepresented groups. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented groups.
5) Experience in leadership around online pedagogy.

Posting date 10/13/2017
Closing date
Closing Instructions Open Until Interviews Begin
Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via he online application system,

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Review of applications will begin November 1st and will continue until interviews begin.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have two (2) years relevant post-MSW practice experience?”
    • Yes.
    • No.
  2. * What is your current salary?

    (Open Ended Question)

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