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School of Arts and Sciences

Assistant Professor of Social Work

School of Education and Professional Studies


Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving approximately 5300 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs. Located in historic Windham County in the heart of eastern Connecticut, the University is midway between New York City and Boston and only a short drive from Hartford, the state capital.

We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, creative activity and scholarship, student advisement, university and community service. ECSU is especially interested in faculty with demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching in a liberal arts curriculum, and sensitivity to diverse populations and perspectives.

Position:                      Assistant Professor of Social Work

Department:              Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, and Social Work

Qualifications:            MSW and five years post MSW practice experience and a Ph.D. in Social Work or related discipline, or DSW. ABD’s near completion will be considered

Position Description:    One tenure-line, full-time position in a CSWE accredited undergraduate social work program with 141 junior/senior students. The program is seeking candidates with the ability to teach Social Work Research Methods as well as being able to teach across the generalist social work curriculum. Faculty is expected to be outstanding teachers and demonstrate a commitment to creative activity, scholarship, and service to the community and university. The teaching load is four courses (12FLC’s) per semester. Additional expectations include academic advisement, academic programing, service to the University, and continued professional development.

Send: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, teaching evaluation or evidence of teaching quality, and writing sample. [Please send information electronically] 

Respond To: Marsha Cwikla, Department Secretary

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, and Social Work

Eastern Connecticut State University

83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226


Search Committee Chair: Dr. Eunice Matthews-Armstead, Professor,  Coordinator of Social Work, matthewse@easternct.edu

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