Clinical Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor of Social Work

Clinical Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor of Social Work

locationEvansville, IN, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/3/2024
Health and Medical Services
Full Time

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor or Assistant Professor of Social Work

Division: Provost's Office

Department: College of Liberal Arts

FLSA Status: Exempt

EEO Job Group: 2 C5

Position Summary

The Department of Social Work at the University of Southern Indiana, a public university in Evansville, Indiana, seeks applications for a 9-month renewable Clinical Assistant Professor or tenure track Assistant Professor of Social Work. The appointment will begin in Spring 2024, Summer 2024, or Fall 2024.


The position will be expected to teach 12 credit hours per semester, which includes undergraduate and/or graduate departmental course offerings in Social Work, in addition to advising students, engaging in scholarly activity, and providing professional, university and community service. The Social Work program is Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited. The teaching load for this position will be 4/4.

Required Knowledge and Skills

All candidates must hold a master’s degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited program and a minimum of two years post masters experience. Candidates for Assistant Professor must hold a doctoral degree in Social Work or a closely related field. ABD considered at the rank of Instructor if doctoral degree is not conferred by hire date.

About the Department

Information on the degree programs in the Department of Social Work may be found at https://www.usi.edu/liberal-arts/social-work.

About USI

The University of Southern Indiana is a public higher education institution located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, IN. We offer employees exceptional benefits! Benefits for this position include:

  • Affordable medical, dental, vision, life and short term and long-term disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement plan where the University makes the total contribution equivalent to 11% of annual salary.
  • Full tuition fee waiver for employees/75% for spouses and dependent children.
  • Free access to Recreation, Fitness & Wellness Center.
  • Access to on-campus University Health Center and Dental Hygiene Clinic.

For more information about the benefits that USI offers, please visit www.usi.edu/hr/benefits.

Application Process

Click “Apply Now!” near the top right of this page to complete an application and upload application materials to the attention of the Search Committee Chair. Application materials should include:

  • letter of application addressing relevant experience in teaching and clinical Social Work
  • current curriculum vitae
  • unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required at a later stage)
  • brief statement of teaching philosophy
  • description of research plans

Search Committee Chair:

If you have questions about the open position, please contact Dr. Thomas Bordelon, search committee chair, at tbordelon@usi.edu.

Best Consideration Date:

For best consideration, please submit materials before September 22, 2023.

Pre-Employment Screening

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Authorization to Work in the United States

USI typically will sponsor an employment-related visa for this position.

Interview Accommodations

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please contact the manager of Employment at mcweinzapf@usi.edu or (812) 464-1840. Contacting the manager of Employment is intended for use in seeking disability-related accommodations only. For general applicant inquiries, contact Human Resources at HumanRes@usi.edu or (812) 464-1815.

EEO Statement

The University of Southern Indiana is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.