Assistant Professor of Social Work, Eugene, OR and Forest Grove, OR.
Job Details
Eugene Campus - , OR

Duties: Teach courses to the university’s Social Work students.  Teach didactic (classroom) classes that will reflect the MSW program’s needs and areas of expertise within the field of Social Work.  Assist in the CSWE initial accreditation process for the MSW program. Engage in research and scholarship activities, advise students, and participate fully in community and campus life. Teach five courses per academic year, across the spectrum of an advanced generalist practice curriculum. The position is a nine month full-time, tenure track academic position at the Assistant Professor level. Possible option to teach summer classes at the campus in Forest Grove, OR.

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Development Studies, or foreign equivalent, accreditation/certification by CSWE, and 2 years of experience as a Social Worker.


All education, training, and experience may be gained concurrently.  Applicants must be U.S. workers (includes U.S. citizens, permanent residents, foreign nationals granted temporary residence under one of the 1986 legalization programs, refugees, and asylees).  Interested candidates should direct their inquiries to Jennifer E. Yruegas at



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