Social work

Hiring Part-Time Faculty for 2020-21 Academic Year

February 5, 2020

The Department of Social Work is hiring part-time instructors for the 2020-21 academic year.

About the Social Work Department

The mission of the Department of Social Work is to prepare professional social workers to be anti-oppressive, socially just agents of change by promoting well-being in urban settings. As an advanced generalist program with a focus on urban communities, we teach and create collaborative learning experiences. For full mission statement and goals please, visit our website.

Anticipated Needs

Note: All part-time faculty appointments are temporary and do not confer academic rank. Final determination of part-time teaching assignments is contingent upon student enrollment figures and funding.

Please refer to the CSUN MSW Social Work website for course descriptions.

Specialization and CourseQualificationsCurrent Salary

Human Behavior & the Social Environment (HBSE).   Courses: (1) SWRK 501: HBSE I; (2) SWRK 502: HBSE II; (3) SWRK 630: Family Crises, Trauma & Grief

MSW required.  2 years minimum experience in (1) social work practice and (2) teaching or training experience required.  Candidates should demonstrate interest and competence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. 

Fractional Amount of Base Salary ($4,229) Paid in 6 Monthly Installments.

Research.  Courses:  (1) SWRK 535: Social Work Research Methods I; (2) SWRK 635: Social Work Research Methods II; (3) SWRK 698: Graduate (Final Research) Project

MSW required.  Ph.D. in Social Work optional.  2 years minimum experience in (1) social work practice and (2) teaching or training experience required.  Candidates should demonstrate interest and competence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. 

Fractional Amount of Base Salary ($4,126) Paid in 6 Monthly Installments.

Practice (Micro/Mezzo Focus). Courses:  (1)SWRK 503: Psychosocial Assessment & Diagnostic Formulation; (2) SWRK 510: Generalist Social Work Theory & Practice I; (3) SWRK 520: Social Work Practice in Multicultural Contexts; (4) SWRK 601: Advanced Social Work Practice with Urban Families I; (5) SWRK 602: Advanced Social Work Practice II. 

MSW required.  LCSW preferred.  Ph.D. in Social Work Optional.  MSW required.  4 years minimum experience in (1) social work practice and (2) teaching or training experience required.   Candidates should demonstrate interest and competence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. 

Fractional Amount of Base Salary ($4,229) Paid in 6 Monthly Installments.

Practice (Macro/Community Focus).  Courses:  (1)SWRK 521: Generalist Social Work Theory & Practice II; (2) SWRK 621: Advanced Social Work Practice in Urban Communities

MSW required.  Ph.D. in Social Work Optional.  2 years minimum experience in (1) social work practice and (2) teaching or training experience required.  Candidates should demonstrate interest and competence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. 

Fractional Amount of Base Salary ($4,229) Paid in 6 Monthly Installments.

Policy.  Courses:  (1) SWRK 525:  Social Welfare Policy & Services; (2) SWRK 645:  Urban Social Policy & Advocacy

MSW required.  Ph.D. in Social Work Optional.  2 years minimum experience in (1) social work practice and (2) teaching or training experience required.  Candidates should demonstrate interest and competence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. 

Fractional Amount of Base Salary ($4,229) Paid in 6 Monthly Installments.

Field.  Courses:  (1) SWRK 522/523/P:  Generalist Field Education I & II;  (2) SWRK 622/623/P:  Specialist Field Education with Urban Communities I & II

MSW required.  Ph.D. in Social Work Optional.  2 years minimum experience in (1) social work practice and (2) teaching or training experience required.  Depending on field needs, applicant may be required to drive throughout LA County (including Antelope Valley), Ventura County, Orange County and/or Santa Barbara County. Candidates should demonstrate interest and competence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population.  Responsibilities include 
• Consultant to specified agencies and field instructors, including implementation of student field education experiences as required.
• Assists in the development of student orientations, field coursework, and field instructor trainings.
• Communicate effectively in the classroom and with community partners.

Fractional Amount of Base Salary ($4,229) Paid in 6 Monthly Installments.

Application Process

Applicants must submit the following:

 

  1. Cover Letter, including:
    1. course(s) you are applying to teach, (a list of courses and descriptions is copied below for your convenience)
    2. relevant experience with the subject matter of course(s),
    3. brief statement on ability to address Department's mission, and on teaching philosophy.
  2. CV (curriculum vitae), including:
    1. educational background
    2. teaching or training experience
    3. social work practice experience in subject matter
    4. reference list with 3 references including contact information.
    5. scholarship/publication student evaluations, and classroom observation reports (if applicable)

Application Deadline: April 6, 2020 Deadline extended to April 20, 2020.

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to Dr. Eli Bartle, Chairperson, Email: ebartle@csun.edu

CSUN's Commitment to You

CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. As both an AANAPISI & HSI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution & Hispanic Serving Institution), CSUN welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
For more information about the University, visit the CSUN website.

About the College:

Social Work is one of 10 departments in the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences.  For information about the College, visit the CSBS Website.

General Information:

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The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of applicants.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Dr. Eli Bartle at 818-677-7630.