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Assistant Professor of Social Work
Department of Social Work and Communication Sciences and Disorders
Full-time, Tenure-track, Instructional Faculty
Position #F0197

Longwood University, a historic public liberal arts institution and host of the 2016 U.S. Vice Presidential Debate, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Social Work (#F0197) to begin August 2019.

This position requires the skills, knowledge, and abilities to teach undergraduate social work courses that focus on generalist social work practice. The applicants must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work from a CSWE- accredited program. Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered. A significant amount of post-MSW practice experience and teaching experience in a CSWE- accredited program is preferred. Experience providing training and workshops may substitute for teaching experience. Applicants must show clear evidence of excellence in teaching, service and scholarship.

A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia. The Social Work program is an integral part of the College of Education and Human Services, offering BA and BS degrees in Social Work for over 40 years. Longwood’s Social Work Program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and prepares generalist, entry level Social Work Practitioners. The programs serves approximately 120 students, with the potential for growth in the number of students served and growth in program offerings.

Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour’s drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville. Longwood currently has more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 34,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.

Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required.
Position will be posted a minimum of five business days. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please email a single PDF attachment that includes a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of teaching interests and philosophy that includes how the candidate serves diverse populations in the classroom, and names and contact details of three professional references (indicate Position #F0197 in the subject line) to:

Dr. Lissa Power-deFur
Chair of the Department of Social Work and Communication Sciences and Disorders
Longwood University
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909
Phone: 434-395-2346
Email: powerdefurea@longwood.edu

Please submit a “Release of Information Form” (http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/human-]resources/solomon/RELEASE_form04.05.doc), and “EEO Data Collection Form” (http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/human-resources/solomon/EEOFormrevJuly2012.pdf). The EEO form is voluntary. Please indicate Position #F0197 and submit documents to:

Human Resources
Longwood University
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909
Phone: 434-395-2074
Fax: 434-395-2666
Email: humres@longwood.edu

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or humres@longwood.edu.

The Annual Fire and Security Report(s) include campus security information, campus fire statistics, safety procedures, and provides statistics for criminal and disciplinary offenses. The report(s) are provided annually in compliance with the Clery Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Longwood University’s Annual Safety and Security report and the Annual Fire Safety report is available at: http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/police/public-site/2018-annual-security-and-fire-report-FINAL.pdfA hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety reports and/or a copy of the Fire Log are maintained at the Longwood Police Office and will be provided upon request.

A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA (11/12/2018)


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