The PSUMSW Program is ranked among the top 25% of all social work programs nationally, offering the MSW program in 5 different locations (Portland, Salem, Eugene, Ashland, Bend) and Online. Instructors who demonstrate an interest in and ability to realize the mission, values, and vision of the School are strongly encouraged to apply, particularly those with knowledge of and demonstrated commitment to racial equity and critical/anti¬ oppression/social justice frameworks. Qualified instructors are frequently hired to teach the following courses in most locations. Generalist/Foundation Year Courses (all options) SW 511 — Field Seminar and Faculty Advisor/Liaison – Requires MSW and 2 years post- MSW practice experience and two or more years in combination of the following: – field liaison; or – BSW/MSW field instructor; or – staff supervisor; or – social work educator, trainer or community member in service to the PSUSSW SW 530 —Skills for Helping – Individuals and Families (Requires MSW and 2 years post-MSW practice experience) SW 515 —Skills for Helping – Groups (Requires MSW and 2 years post-MSW practice experience) SW 532 — Advocacy and Empowerment (Requires MSW and 2 years post-MSW practice experience) SW 539 – Diversity and Social Justice SW 540 – Human Development across the Lifespan SW 541 – Societal, Community and Organizational Structures and Processes SW 520 – Social Welfare History and Policy SW 550 -Research and Evaluation I SW 551 – Research and Evaluation II Advanced Year Practice Courses – (Requires MSW and 2 years post-MSW practice experience, additional requirements as noted) SW 512 – Faculty Advisor/Liaison (all options) (Requires previous Field Instruction) Clinical Social Work Practice (SW 533, SW 534, and SW 535) (Portland, Salem, Eugene, Ashland, Bend) (experience in adult mental health practice) Practice and Leadership with Communities and Organizations (SW 593, SW 594, and SW 595) (Portland, Online) (experience in community and organizational practice) Social Work with Children, Youth, and Families (SW 586, SW 587, and SW 588) (Portland) (experience in child, youth, and family practice) Health Across the Lifespan (SW 517, SW 518, and SW 519) (Portland, Online) (experience in aging and/or healthcare practice) Other courses as identified.
M.S. or M.A. in Social Work (or closely related field), and as noted above.
Previous graduate teaching experience. Prefer experience with online instruction for faculty interested in teaching online
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