The University of Wisconsin-River Falls, a member of the University of Wisconsin System, is located 30 miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul in scenic west central Wisconsin. Year around arts, cultural and recreational events are easily accessible. UW-RF’s 6,900 undergraduate and graduate students pursue degrees in four colleges: Arts and Sciences; Education and Professional Studies; Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Science; and Business and Economics. The University provides an excellent environment for learning, emphasizing the importance of faculty-student interaction in classrooms, laboratories, academic advising, and co-curricular activities. A favorable student-faculty ratio affords opportunity for meaningful interchange between faculty and students. Strong interests in teaching, research and community service are highly valued.
The Social Work Program at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Compensation for this position is based on qualifications, including both education and experience. The teaching load is 12 credits per semester. The position requires student advising as well as mentoring of undergraduate research and creative activities. It requires committee work, as well as curriculum and professional development. The University expects active engagement in research, scholarly, or creative activity that supports its programs. Candidates will be expected to teach Social Work Research, Macro Practice, and special topics courses suited to their experience and expertise. As this is a small program, flexibility in the ability to teach a variety of courses is expected. This position also includes supervising a portion of field placements. Employment will begin in August 2012.
Online applications are required at https://jobs.uwrf.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/. The following must be submitted for an application to be complete:
Questions should be addressed to:
Jennifer Borup, Associate Professor, Search and Screen Committee Chair
Social Work Program
University of Wisconsin - River Falls
The names of all nominees and applicants who have not requested confidentiality in writing, and identities of all finalists must be released upon request. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates.
The University is committed to creating an educational community which enhances student awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnicities and cultures and which actively supports tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each person without regard to economic status, ethnic background, political views, sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs. Awareness of and sensitivity to diverse ethnic and cultural heritages are especially sought in applicants.
UW - River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to nondiscrimination based upon sex, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran status, and membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or the State of Wisconsin. All persons, especially women, persons of color, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
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