Instructor or Lecturer, Social Work Online MSW

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Position Number 41573
Class Title Instructor or Lecturer, Social Work Online MSW
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description

The School of Social Work at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a twelve-month instructor or lecturer position to begin in April 2018.

The position reports directly to the online M.S.W. coordinator. The position is full-time and contingent upon availability of funds. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, placement of students in the field setting, development of new field sites throughout the geographic areas in which students are placed, teaching field seminar and monitoring the quality of field education for the online M.S.W. track. This position works closely with the field education office to ensure continuity of program track delivery and adherence to CSWE standards for the online M.S.W. track. The position includes teaching online courses. In addition to these activities, this position is also expected to participate in committee work as assigned within the School of Social Work and the college. Salary is contingent upon experience and qualifications.

Housed within the College of Health and Public Affairs, the UCF School of Social Work offers a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, a master’s degree in Social Work, and a Social Work track in the interdisciplinary Public Affairs Ph.D. program. For more information regarding the School of Social Work at UCF, visit our website at

Founded in 1963, UCF has enjoyed phenomenal growth in the years since and is one of the largest universities in the nation with more than 66,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in Orlando, FL, UCF has thirteen (13) colleges with thirty (30) doctoral programs and was identified as one of the top 5 “Schools to Watch” by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, it was named “Curricular Engagement and Outreach Partnership University” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Faculty at UCF enjoy the region’s mild climate, natural beauty, area attractions and nearby beaches.

This position is among those that will be based at UCF Downtown when the campus opens in fall 2019. Located in downtown Orlando, the new campus will be home to 7,700 UCF and Valencia College students to study degree programs that align with emerging industries, and is within walking distance of jobs and internships. The candidate selected for the position will have the opportunity to take part in shaping an innovative, 21st-century learning environment. For more information, visit

Position Minimum Qualifications

For instructor rank: a Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) degree from a CSWE-accredited program. A minimum of two years of post-M.S.W. practice experience. Online teaching experience in social work education at the university level. Applicants must submit recent teaching evaluations.

For lecturer rank: a Ph.D. /D.S.W. in Social Work or a related field from an accredited institution. A minimum of two years of post-M.S.W. practice experience. Online teaching experience in social work education at the university level. Applicants must submit recent teaching evaluations.


Ph.D. /D.S.W. in Social Work or a related field from an accredited institution. Online teaching experience, experience with various learning management systems. Social work teaching experience in two or more of the following fields: clinical practice, policy, research, human behavior and diversity. Experience in developing and evaluating field placement sites for social work students.

Special Conditions

This is a twelve-month, full-time (1.0 FTE) position, contingent upon availability of funds and is located in Orlando, FL.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Additional Application Materials Required

The university requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the UCF Online Recruitment System at No paper applications will be considered.

Applicants must complete the faculty applicant affirmation form in its entirety as per the instructions via the website. In addition to the applicant affirmation, candidates must include the following documents at the time of application: 1) a complete CV; 2) a cover letter; 3) a copy of transcripts; 4) a list of names and contact information for at least four professional references (please include email addresses); and 5) recent teaching evaluations. The selected applicant will be required to provide official transcripts.

Candidates are responsible for ensuring all materials have been uploaded correctly. Candidates will not be considered until all of the above materials are received.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please contact Ms. Shellene Mazany, Search Committee Chair, at with any questions about this position.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701201
Job Open Date 12/01/2017
Job Close Date 01/04/2018
Open until filled No
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Health and Public Affairs (COHPA)
Department COHPA-School of Social Work
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
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  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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