Assistant Teaching Professor - Office of Field Education
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School / Campus / College: School of Social Work
Organization: School of Social Work
Title: Assistant Teaching Professor - Office of Field Education
Position DescriptionThe University of Washington, School of Social Work invites applications for two (2) Full-Time Assistant Teaching Professors (non-tenure track, 9-month serice period, multi-year contract) to work in the Office of Field Education, effective September 16, 2022. Our School’s social justice mission leads us to invest in recruiting colleagues who in their practice and service demonstrate experience with, knowledge of, and responsiveness to the needs of culturally diverse and oppressed populations.
Assistant Teaching Professors in the Office of Field Education (OFE) are known as Field Faculty and support the educational operations of the Office of Field Education. Central to the work of Field Faculty is professional relationship-building with students, field instructors, practicum sites, administrators, OFE colleagues, and the SSW faculty community, with the goal of fostering a collaborative and impactful field experiences that aligns with SSW values and CSWE guidelines. Field Faculty members assess the educational and professional development needs of students, provide mentorship, and advise BASW and MSW students in their field education settings. Field Faculty coordinate all aspects of student field placements and serve as liaisons for Field Instructors at community-based practicum sites. Field Instructors are provided support, orientation, and training in field education knowledge and skills, to assure both the quality of the student’s educational experience as well as the Field Instructor’s professional development as field instructor-educators. Field Faculty participate in the School’s shared governance and provide leadership for collaborative curriculum and program development and other initiatives in the Office of Field Education, BASW and MSW programs. Field Faculty work with students across the School’s academic programs, including the MSW Extended Degree Program, MSW Day Program, MSW Advanced Standing Program, and the BASW Program.
Specific duties include:
Placement Site Engagement:
Field Education Program Development:
SSW Professional Engagement:
QualificationsRequired Qualifications and Minimum Education
MSW from an accredited social work program
Minimum seven years post-MSW practice experience
For candidates with clinical social work backgrounds, positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, LICSW
At least three years of experience as a field instructor, supervising MSW or BSW students as interns, volunteers, or in other training capacities
Demonstrated knowledge,and expertise working with historically marginalized and diverse communities
Expertise in anti-racist, anti-oppressive social work practice and working with local community agencies, government programs, or potential/actual practicum or field sites in the Seattle and King County area
Expertise mediating conflicts in work-related settings, particularly between placement staff and students, or others
Expertise with teaching, training, facilitating group discussions or seminars, with both students and peer professionals
WA driver’s license and clean driving record
InstructionsThe search will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, submit your application by April 22, 2022. This search is highly competitive and only those candidates who meet the listed requirements will be considered. Qualified persons from underrepresented communities and populations encouraged to apply.
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