Clinical Assistant Professor
Company: University of Arkansas
Posted on: November 7, 2019
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES
The School of Social Work at the University of Arkansas,
Fayetteville, invites applications for a Clinical Assistant
Professor (CAP) of Social Work. This is a 9-month CAP position. We
seek applicants who demonstrate the ability to work with diverse
populations as well as contribute to the diversity of the campus
and who are well prepared to teach courses in a thriving, cutting-
edge and accredited School of Social Work.
Job responsibilities would include:
* Teaching four (4) online classes per semester, in both BSW and
MSW programs and across at least two (2) curricular domains (HBSE,
practice, policy, and research)
* Service to the School of Social Work by serving on committees and
mentoring and advising students.
* Providing support for the Child Advocacy Studies (CHAS)
certificate and minor program, including coordination, program
development, maintenance, student support, and attending relevant
Although all classes are delivered in an online format, the CAP
position is a full-time faculty position and would require the same
daily time commitment as those teaching seated classes.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential
job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial,
harmonious working relationships with others.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL RELEVANT APPLICATION
MATERIALS INCLUDE DETAILS ADDRESSING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.
APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE
DISQUALIFIED FROM CONSIDERATION.
* MSW degree from a CSWE accredited program
* At least two years post MSW practice experience
* Eligibility for Arkansas state licensure (LMSW or LCSW)
* Teaching experience or evidence of potential for excellence in
* Demonstrated worldview consistent with social work values and
* Demonstrated strong interest in and a professional commitment to
the preparation of professional social workers
* Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and collegiality
* Experience teaching online OR demonstrated strong interest in
teaching online with experience using a University Learning
Management System (e.g. Blackboard) as a teacher or as a
* Experience in course development
* Practice in various settings and at various levels (e.g. direct
service, administration, and policy)
* Demonstrated interest in serving as a field instructor as
* Excellent communication skills
* A record of effective interdisciplinary collaboration in research
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION
The following physical activities are associated with the position
and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All
individuals are encouraged to apply.
* Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
* Repetitive motion
Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an
activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures;
transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading;
and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes
TYPES OF BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED
National criminal background and registered sex offender check
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING REQUIREMENTS
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus
community. We conduct background checks for applicants being
considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal
background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain
positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check,
a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening.
Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal
conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial
history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the
absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.
Background check information will be used in a confidential,
non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal
Posting Detail Information
FUTURE OPEN DATE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
ANTICIPATED START DATE
ANTICIPATED END DATE
RECRUITMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
University of Arkansas Human Resources
All application materials must be uploaded to the University of
Arkansas employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to
listed recruitment contact.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY
The School of Social Work and the University of Arkansas are
committed to hiring diverse faculty who share our core mission of
social justice. Applicants should include a cover letter describing
their academic qualifications and professional experiences, along
with how they will bring value to the School of Social Work.
Applicants statements should detail 1) how their personal and
professional relationship to white supremacy and all forms of
oppression has influenced and will continue to impact the success
of students from all underrepresented backgrounds and 2)
specifically how they intend to use their teaching and service to
further the University of Arkansas commitment to diversity and
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the position is filled. Completed applications received by
12/04/2019 will be assured full consideration. Late applications
will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.
222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution. The university welcomes applications without
regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin,
disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran
or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable
federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to
work in the United States on the first day of employment. All
applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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