The Department of Social Work invites qualified candidates to apply for a full-time, tenure-track BSW faculty position that includes undergraduate teaching in the Social Work department, field director responsibilities, academic advising, and institutional service.
The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching assigned courses following CSWE accreditation requirements. Director of Field Education responsibilities include providing vision and leadership to the field education program and overseeing all aspects of the BSW program field education operations. This forward-thinking leader will engage the department in a process of continuous improvement, in collaboration with others within and beyond the university, as required.
General faculty responsibilities include undergraduate student advising and committee assignments. Expected of every faculty member is a strong commitment to the educational mission, the faith-based mission and values, and to growing diversity on campus.
The preferred candidate will have a record of strong teaching and will demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively, think creatively, and work effectively under pressure.
Successful candidates will be able to reflect on and/or demonstrate the relationship between Christian faith and the academic discipline.
A strong professional network in the field of social work, and experience in field education as a team member, field instructor, or supervisor of students are strongly preferred.
Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or DSW) preferred. MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program required. Candidate must be a Licensed Social Worker (LICSW, LISW, or LCSW).
Salary and rank commensurate with experience and education.
Position open: Fall 2019.
About Bethel University
Bethel University is a leader in Christ-centered higher education with more than 6,600 students from 48 states and 25 countries enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, seminary, and adult education programs. Based in St. Paul, Minn., with additional seminary locations on both coasts, Bethel offers rigorous bachelors and advanced degrees in nearly 100 relevant fields. Programs are taught by renowned faculty within a distinctly evangelical Christian framework, equipping women and men for culturally sensitive leadership, scholarship, and service around the world.