George Fox University - Faculty
  • 04-May-2018 to 15-Aug-2018 (PST)
  • UG Department of Social Work
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; tuition remission.

George Fox University announces a tenure-track 9-month faculty position in the CSWE-accredited School of Social Work BSW program, to begin in August 2018.  This position is assigned primarily to teach in the BSW program. Teaching responsibilities will focus on generalist practice across the BSW curriculum, with a particular emphasis on macro practice.  This position works in collaboration with undergraduate and graduate social work faculty and the directors of field education and the social work program.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Faculty are expected to:

  • Teaching generalist practice BSW-level courses across the curriculum;
  • Participate in designing, refining, and developing BSW curriculum;
  • Work to connect the theoretical and conceptual contribution of the classroom with the practical world of the practice setting;
  • Work collaboratively with faculty and staff in the School of Social Work to accomplish the program's mission, goals, and objectives.


  • An MSW from a CSWE-accredited program is required and an earned doctorate in social work or a related field is preferred;
  • Two or more years of post-MSW social work practice experience;
  • Macro-level social work practice experience;
  • Two years full-time teaching in a CSWE-accredited program preferred;
  • Teaching experience in the core courses for social work at the BSW level;
  • Eligibility for clinical social work licensure preferred;
  • Experience in social work field supervision preferred;
  • Physical ability to travel the area to supervise field practicum placements;
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of students is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.

Salary and Rank

Appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending on experience.  Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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