Social Work: Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor

A full-time instructional academic staff position is available in the Department of Social Work as a Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor beginning August 19, 2013.


  • Teach courses as assigned in the Department of Social Work.
  • Serve as the Director of Internship which provides leadership in the field education program through practice experience, field instruction experience, and administrative and other relevant academic and professional activities in Social Work.
  • The individual in this position establishes policies, criteria, and procedures for selecting field settings; placing and monitoring students; maintaining field liaison contacts with field education settings; and evaluating student learning and field setting effectiveness congruent with the program's competencies and consistent with CSWE standards.
  • The successful hire provides orientation and continuing education for field supervisors.
  • The position calls for an organized leader who has or can quickly develop knowledge of the agencies and the Eau Claire community.


  • An MSW from a CSWE-accredited program with a minimum of two years, full-time post-MSW employment in social work is required.
  • University teaching experience is preferred.
  • Clinical instructional academic staff teach the equivalent of a15-credit course load per semester including advising students.
  • Part of the teaching load will involve a six credit appointment as the Director of Internship. In this position the person will coordinate field placements for the BSW and the part-time MSW program which is offered in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Social Work.
  • The ability to enhance the diversity of the department will be considered a major asset.
  • Area of Concentration: The successful candidate will demonstrate vision, commitment, and the ability to teach core social work courses as well as special electives in social work. The department is especially interested in candidates who have teaching interests in HBSE, Mental Health, and Child Welfare areas.

The Social Work Program is a dynamic and vibrant learning community, accredited by CSWE until 2015 to offer the baccalaureate social work degree. The Department hosts a part time MSW program in collaboration with the School of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Teaching opportunities are available in the graduate program.

Application Procedure

Materials required:

  • Letter of application addressing each of the above qualifications
  • Graduate school transcript
  • Curriulum Vita
  • Names/contact information for a minimum of three references

Please submit materials in PDF format.

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If you have application questions, call or email:

Professor Donald Mowry, Chair
Department of Social Work
Phone: 715-836-5366

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by December 15, 2012. However, screening may continue until the position is filled.

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Posted 10/18/12