Alvernia University’s College of Professional Programs invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track Social Work Faculty and MSW Program Director appointment beginning August 2021.


Candidates must hold MSW from an accredited program and a doctorate in social work or related field.


Required Qualifications:  Candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach using multiple pedagogical approaches, have a defined area of scholarly interest, and two years post MSW clinical experience. The Program Director role includes oversight of accreditation with the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE). Evidence of excellence in student-centered teaching; Commitment to engaging in high-impact practices such as service-learning and experiential learning, and use of innovative pedagogy.


All Alvernia University employees promote Franciscan ideals and adherence to the Mission of the University as demonstrated by the University Ideal Characteristics.  As we are an equal opportunity employer committed to Franciscan values, all employees share responsibility for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the performance of their roles while demonstrating: service orientation, respect for all, intellectual curiosity, solution focus and innovation, and mutual accountability.  Alvernia University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.


How to Apply:

Candidates should send a letter of application with current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, research statement, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to the Alvernia University Human Resource Office email at  Review of applications will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Contact:            Human Resources

Posting Date:    March 24, 2021

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