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Assistant Professor, Master of Social Work Program (MSW) 

Northeastern Illinois University invites applications to fill a tenure-track, full-time assistant professor of social work positions, starting in Fall 2018. The positions are primarily in the MSW program and may also include teaching in the Bachelor of Social Work Program (BSW).

Responsibilities include teaching a variety of graduate social work courses with primary focus in one or more of the following advanced practice areas: child and family social work practice, child trauma, and vulnerable populations. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in social work, or a related field, (such as Ed-D), an M.S.W. from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited program, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, active scholarship, and service. Candidates who expect to teach practice courses should also have at least two years post-MSW practice experience.. Successful candidates should address in the application their abilities to work within a culturally diverse environment and to prepare students to work effectively in a world of increasing diversity. We seek candidates committed to graduate teaching, online education, as well as research, service, and the mission of the University.

About Northeastern Illinois University
Northeastern Illinois University’s Main Campus is located on 67 acres in a residential area on the Northwest Side of Chicago. The University has three additional locations in the metropolitan area: the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, El Centro and the Center for College Access and Success. Northeastern also is a founding member of the University Center of Lake County consortium campus in suburban Lake County, north of Chicago. Regarded as the most diverse university in the Midwest, Northeastern offers more than 40 undergraduate degree and certificate programs and more than 50 graduate degree, certificate, licensure and endorsement programs.


Send letter of application, transcript, curriculum vitae with current email address, statement of teaching philosophy and research plan, and samples of publications or other examples of scholarly writing, as one PDF file, as well as three letters of reference (at least one addressing teaching effectiveness) to Troy Harden, MSW Program Director, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. St. Louis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625-4699. Electronic submissions should be sent to Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Northeastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and invites applications from minorities, women and other qualified individuals.

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