NNU's Department of Social Work is seeking to fill a full-time (10-month) tenure track position (rank dependent upon experience) as Faculty in the MSW program. It is expected that load will be assigned for teaching Field, Policy, and Macro courses, with additional course assignments in other core areas. The exact teaching assignment will be negotiated with a given applicant. Classes in the MSW program are scheduled on Thursday and Friday evenings (3-9) and Saturday mornings (8-3) and the program runs from late August through early July. All faculty travel to Idaho Falls occasionally to provide on-site instruction to our distance cohort or conduct field visits. Northwest Nazarene University embraces diversity and therefore encourages all who are qualified to apply. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited college/university
Earned doctorate in social work or a closely related discipline
Current licensure in Social Work, preferably at the clinical level
Experience in one or more of the following areas: Child Welfare, Medical Social Work, Criminal Justice
Experience in Macro Practice
Successful teaching at the graduate level
Ability to work in a team
The university requires that all candidates have a Christian perspective (preferably in the Wesleyan tradition), and must be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle values of NNU
Experience with distance education preferred
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: The salary will be determined by the educational background and experience of each applicant. Full-time faculty will be offered access to a benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance for employee and family, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending plan, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, opportunities for professional development, sabbatical experiences, and a retirement program.
Internal Number: 1023
About Northwest Nazarene University
NNU’s Master of Social Work program prepares students for advanced social work practice in rural and small town settings, both domestic and international. Available at NNU’s Nampa campus and our distance learning location in Idaho Falls, the program utilizes a cohort model that allows for an interactive learning environment and collegiality throughout the student's course work. Additionally, the MSW practicums give students professional experience and help them build relationships with local professionals. Upon completion of the program, students earn a graduate degree and are prepared to take the MSW licensing exam. With classes offered evenings and weekends, this program is ideal for students with work and/or family responsibilities who wish to advance their career.