St. Ambrose University
  • 20-Oct-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Faculty
  • Davenport, IA, USA
  • Full Time

Competitive Salary with excellent benefits package-tuition remission


The School of Social Work at St. Ambrose University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of
Social Work, beginning July 1, 2023. This individual will have primary teaching responsibilities in the Master of
Social Work Program. An engaged faculty member in this position will be able to teach across the Social Work
curriculum and different course delivery systems, serve as a faculty field liaison, be an active advisor to students,
provide leadership on university committees, and have a rigorous scholarship agenda. As one of seven health
science departments within the College of Health and Human Services, the School is located in a supportive,
collaborative environment with a strong focus on teaching as well as support for scholarship. Multiple
interprofessional learning events and numerous outreach services enhance the student experience. Additionally,
we value self-directed community involvement, inter-professional collaboration and active professional
development for faculty and staff. This MSW Program has a single concentration in Empowerment Social Work
Practice. Program options include the Full-time MSW, Part-time online MSW, Advanced Standing MSW (online
and on campus), and dual degrees including MSW/MBA and MSW/MPH.
The position requires an MSW from a CSWE-accredited program and a PhD in social work or related field.
Applications from ABD's will be considered. A minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience is required
and evidence of effective teaching is essential. Direct clinical practice experience is preferred. Salary will be
commensurate with experience. Priority will be given to applicants showing a strong history of teaching and
practice experience with vulnerable populations.
St. Ambrose is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal
arts and is committed to fostering a respectful environment that recognizes and embraces diversity among all
students, faculty, and staff. As an equal opportunity institution, St. Ambrose actively seeks applications from
members of underrepresented groups. The university is located in Davenport, Iowa which is a mid-sized urban
area on the Mississippi River with nearly 3000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Core Values include:
Catholicity, Integrity, the Liberal Arts, Life-Long Learning, and Diversity. See www.sau.edu for additional information about the University. Apply online at https://Stambroseuniv.applicantlist.com and upload a cover letter, teaching philosophy statement, vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin November 18th and the position will remain open until filled. EOE.

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