Assistant or Associate Professor - Professional Practice in Social Work, Child & Family Studies

Louisiana State University
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The School of Social Work at Louisiana State University announces the availability of a 9-month position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Professional Practice (non tenure-track) in the area of Child and Family Studies.

The responsibilities of this position include teaching face to face courses on campus primarily within Child and Family Studies (CFS) and the Child Life Specialist (CLS) concentration within CFS, with possibility for teaching crossover with Social Work for BSW, MSW, and PhD students, especially the CFS concentration within the SW PhD; coordinate and supervise student internships and field work; flexibility to teach across the CFS curriculum; providing service to the University, College, School, and profession. This is a 9-mo position.

Minimum Qualifications/Specific Experience:

  • an earned PhD in Child and Family Studies, Human Development, or a related field;
  • for the Associate level, will previously have earned tenure and promotion to associate professor, or be at a commensurate level of training, experience, and scholarship as a tenured associate professor in CFS, justifying the request to appoint at an associate level as professor of professional practice.

Preferred Qualifications/Specific Experience:

  • an earned PhD in Child and Family Studies, Human Development, or a related field, focus in child development preferred;
  • current certification as a Child Life Specialist and prior teaching experience in CLS;
  • current certification as a Family Life Educator
  • for the Associate level, will previously have earned tenure and promotion to associate professor, or be at a commensurate level of training, experience, and scholarship as a tenured associate professor in CFS, justifying the request to appoint at an associate level as professor of professional practice.
  • ABD (All but dissertation) candidates are encouraged to apply.

Additional Job Description:
Applications should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of graduate study transcripts, and the names and contact information of three people who could be asked to write letters of recommendation

Special Instructions:
Assistant Professor-Professional Practice

Additional Position Information:
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management ([email protected]).

HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed [email protected]

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Location

Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
United States

Application Deadline
Open until filled