Job location: Killeen TAMUCT
The Department of Social Work in the College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University Central Texas welcomes qualified applicants to fill a need for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Work in a growing CSWE accredited BSW program starting in Fall 2020. This is a nine month, tenure-track position. Teaching opportunities in the summer for additional compensation may be available, but summer teaching is optional and not guaranteed.
Texas A&M University-Central Texas is a regional teaching institution that prides itself on excellence in instruction, but also embraces a growing emphasis and recognition in research. Texas A&M-Central Texas is an upper-level institution offering junior and senior-level coursework needed to successfully complete baccalaureate degrees, and coursework leading to the completion of master's degrees. It is unique in the state in relying on transfer students, primarily from three major community colleges in the area. The university is part of the Texas A&M system.
Texas A&M University-Central Texas is located on the southern edge of Killeen, TX, about 60 miles north of downtown Austin. It is a great place to live with minimal traffic and a low-cost of living generally. Killeen has a population of 149,000 and is ranked I 01 st in the best places to live. The university is also about a three hour drive from Dallas, three and a half to Houston, and two to San Antonio, thus quick access to three major metropolitan areas. Ft. Hood a major military base is located in Killeen and significant health care and a VA Hospital are located in nearby Temple.
The candidate will be expected to teach four courses per term at the undergraduate level. Courses are offered face-to-face, but some on-line teaching may be possible. Other responsibilities include maintaining appropriate office hours, student advising, timely responses to student inquiries, attending departmental and university functions, and performing professional and university service related activities. A commitment to scholarship and publication in quality peer reviewed journals is necessary for promotion and tenure. Faculty involvement in service activities is expected. Based on scholarship a possible reduced teaching load may be negotiated.
o Awarded PhD in Social Work or closely related discipline.
o DSW will be considered with evidence of scholarly potential.
o Applicants who are considered for teaching practice or field courses must hold a social work license and/or be eligible for a Texas social work license.
o Must be able to provide quality instruction across the BSW curriculum.
o Must be able to demonstrate a commitment to scholarship and the potential to publish in quality refereed journals.
o MSW and/or BSW and post degree experience in social work is strongly preferred for candidates with the PhD/DSW.
o Professional experience, license, and/or certifications
o Effective collegiate teaching experience, especially online
o Publications or other significant scholarship
Hours: Faculty Hours are variable
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and salaries ofregional universities in Texas
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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