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University of Pikeville
Pikeville, Kentucky, United States (remote)
15 days ago
University of Pikeville
Pikeville, Kentucky, United States
15 days ago
Job Type
Min Education
Job Function


The University of Pikeville is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Work. The position is a 12-month appointment in an innovative, online MSW program. The position reports to the Director of the MSW program and includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:



  1. Faculty responsibilities include teaching a full load of 12 credit hours per semester, participating in student recruitment and advising, scholarship, and participating in university and program governance.
  2. Ability to teach across the curricula of the undergraduate and graduate programs.
  3. Work collaboratively with program administrators to develop and implement evaluation and assessment related to student and program outcomes.
  4. Representing the School of Social Work and the MSW program on various committees and in MSW admission decisions.
  5. Maintain compliance with program competencies, policies, and procedures, as well as the CSWE accreditation standards for field education.



Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, students, faculty, and staff in order to disseminate necessary information and coordinate for daily operations. These relationships are maintained through person-to-person contact via video conferencing technology, phone, and e-mail. 


Required Qualifications:

  • A doctorate is required in social work (PhD or DSW) or a related field.
  • An MSW from a CSWE accredited social work program is required.
  • a minimum of two years post MSW practice experience is required, preferably in the area of addictions.
  • Preferred candidates will hold a certification/license in social work and/or certification/license in alcohol and drug counseling.
  • A minimum of two years of experience teaching in a CSWE accredited program, with at least one year of experience teaching in a graduate program preferred.
  • Knowledge of CSWE Accreditation Standards and process is preferred.
  • Must demonstrate a record of highly successful teaching (preferably including online and hybrid classroom teaching experience), as well as scholarship, and university service.
  • Must be able to work independently but also be an active member of a team.
  • Documented ability to develop courses (preferably online).
  • Demonstrated competence with online pedagogies.
  • Demonstrated congruence with the mission of the University of Pikeville and the School of Social Work.
  • Ability to embrace diversity to best serve a growing higher education community while promoting excellence and innovation.
  • A history demonstrating strong character and outstanding integrity.



** This position can be residential or remote; therefore, remote candidates are encouraged to apply.


The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.


Important Notes:
Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.


The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.


The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students.


For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Job ID: 74161444
Pikeville , Kentucky ,

Founded in 1889 by Presbyterians, the University of Pikeville is committed to offering a broad liberal arts and sciences education. This foundation provides opportunities for students to develop their full academic and personal potential and prepare for specific careers.

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