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Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Work

Ball State University

Last Updated: 3/16/21

Job Description

Teach social work courses across the curriculum, conduct research in their area of interest, provide professional/ academic service for the university and community.

A. Teaching: Teach (nine) 9 hours of social work courses each academic semester. Teaching assignments may include BSW or MSW courses in policy, theory, practice and program evaluation, gerontology, health, leadership and management, rural practice, or mental health and addictions.

B. Research: Pursue a defined research agenda that results in publications, presentations, creative works, and external funding that support and advance social work knowledge. Demonstrate knowledge of recent scholarly developments in areas of specialization and incorporate into teaching. Faculty member/s hired at the Associate faculty rank must demonstrate research experience and productivity commensurate with this rank.

C. Service: Actively contribute to the intellectual and professional life of the Department of Social Work, the College of Health, Ball State University, and the social work community at the local, state, and national levels.

D. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Department Chair.



Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.



Company Details


Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana, United States

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs.  We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ba...