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Faculty Position









The University of North Alabama invites applications for tenure-track faculty position and Department Chairperson beginning in August 2007. Rank is open and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Minimum qualifications include: MSW required with earned doctorate in Social Work or related discipline, a minimum two years social work practice experience at the MSW level, administrative experience in a higher education setting, experience with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accreditation process, administrative experience in social work field instruction, demonstrated college teaching effectiveness, and a strong scholarly record which includes publications, on-going research, and/or external grants. Essential to the position is the ability to effectively supervise two distinct programs while advocating for the combined Department within the University administration. All applicants should have a high commitment to effective classroom teaching, student advising and mentoring, professional activity, and curriculum development. Additional Chairperson responsibilities include administering the departmental budget, strategic planning for both programs, coordinating faculty efforts associated with CSWE accreditation standards and procedures for the BSW program, acting as liaison to the community, and maintaining effective communication between the faculty and the University Administration. The Chairperson teaches six semester hours each fall and spring semester and three semester hours during the eight-week summer term. To apply for this position, submit a letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of academic administration philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, documentation which supports positive working relationship with community resources and/or social services agencies, summaries of research and grant work, official transcripts, and contact information (email, telephone, postal address) for three references. Send to: Director of Human Resources and Affirmative Action, University of North Alabama UNA Box 5043, Florence, Alabama 35632-0001.  UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity.  UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for these positions so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.

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