Assistant Professor of Instruction in Social Work, Non-Tenure Track (Ohio University Lancaster)

OHIO UNIVERSITY   LANCASTER, OH   Full-time     Education
Posted on October 28, 2022

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Social Work, Non-Tenure Track (Ohio University Lancaster)


OHIO University Lancaster invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Instruction position in Social Work. Available January 1, 2023. This position is 1.0 FTE with a teaching load of 24 semester hours or equivalent per academic year as well as advising and other service to the Social Work program.


The candidate who fills this position is expected to teach undergraduate social work courses in support of the university social work degree programs on this campus and possibly other external sites in the university system.


Ancillary duties include the ability to advise and mentor students, secure practicum and field sites for social work students and participate in related student associations.


Ohio University’s undergraduate Social Work program was one of the first in the country to be accredited by CSWE and has continually maintained that status. The rural-focused MSW program, which is also accredited by CSWE, is now in its twenty second year.


The Lancaster campus, part of Regional Higher Education (RHE), is one of five regional campuses and two centers serving students throughout Southeastern and portions of Central Ohio with a comprised enrollment of more than 5,000 students. For more information about Regional Higher Education, please visit


We seek a candidate with a commitment in working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.


Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must possess at least a Master’s Degree in social work (MSW) by the start date of the appointment (01/01/2023).  At least two (2) years of direct practice experience in social work is required.


To Apply: Applicants must apply online at: and complete the online application and attach required documents. Required documents include a cover letter, resume/CV, list of professional references (with address, telephone number and email), a teaching philosophy statement, actual or proposed course syllabi, and unofficial transcripts.


Review of application materials will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by November 15, 2022.


Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.


Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.