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Visiting Assistant Professor

Iowa City, IA

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Visiting Assistant Professor




The University of Iowa School of Social Work seeks a visiting assistant professor with clinical expertise in micro-level social work practice. This is a specific term three-year academic position on the Iowa City campus, with an initial appointment beginning in August 2017. Given positive reviews, the appointment is renewable for two additional academic years, ending in May 2020. The position includes teaching undergraduate and graduate social work micro-practice courses, included but not limited to, Family Centered Theory and Practice I & II; Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups; Fundamentals of Social Work Practice and Skills Lab (for more information about the School's curriculum see and The position also involves student advising and mentoring.

The School of Social Work offers programs at the B.A., M.S.W., and Ph.D. levels with faculty scholarship foci in the areas of aging, child welfare, mental health, and culturally competent social work practice. In addition to programs on our main Iowa City campus, we offer a BASW program in Des Moines, and MSW programs in Des Moines, Quad Cities and Sioux City. The School is committed to integrating human diversity and cultural competence in all aspects of teaching and practice.

Required qualifications:

• MSW from a CSWE accredited program, by the start date.

• Demonstrated record of at least 5 years post-M.S.W. micro practice working with individuals, families, and/or


Desirable qualifications include:

• Demonstrated potential for teaching micro practice at the undergraduate and graduate levels;

• Potential for professional productivity through activities that might include, but are not limited to, conference

presentations, professional consultation, outreach activities, publications, or membership on state or regional

boards or professional organizations.

• Current or past LMSW or LISW (or equivalent) social work licensure in current state of residence/employment as


The School of Social Work and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Salary is competitive.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials immediately, as application review will begin Jan 16, 2017. All materials must be submitted online at Refer to requisition# 69995 Do not mail paper applications.

Please submit a curriculum vitae and/or an annotated resume and a letter of interest with your online application. The letter of interest should be a detailed description of your interest in the position, your micro practice background relevant to the School's teaching needs, and your prior teaching and/or training experience. In addition to the online application, please submit three professional reference letters to the Search Committee Chair. These letters should address your professional accomplishments, teaching experience and/or potential, and other abilities relevant to the position. These letters should be sent by the referee directly to the Search Committee Chair. For inquiries about the position please contact:

Yvonne Farley, MSW, LISW, Search Committee Chair

University of Iowa

School of Social Work

308 North Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242


The School of Social Work and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a

qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Posted 11/08/16

Job ID: 20617206
Mactive ID: 39478