Faculty in Social Work

POSITION: Full-time, with faculty rank; 11-month faculty appointment, continuing-status track, in the School of Humanities, Religion, and Social Science.

STARTING DATE: July 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a continual basis and will close April 2021.

Fresno Pacific University is a faith-based, Hispanic Serving Institution located in the San Joaquin Valley of California. The Social Work program makes a significant contribution to the field in the Central Valley, helping students develop generalist social work practice skills.

The department is looking for an Assistant Professor of Social Work who can teach across the curriculum spectrum included in a generalist education. Candidates must be able to teach in the evenings in the Degree Completion format, which includes hybrid, blended six-week courses. The candidate may also be asked to teach in the Traditional Undergraduate (TUG) format, which includes day courses. The faculty member will be expected to engage in scholarly activity, curriculum development, and contribute to ongoing program assessment and evaluation.


• Doctorate in social work or related field; An MSW from a CSWE-accredited university is required for this position. An MSW without a doctorate may be considered; however, faculty are required to have, or be willing to complete, a terminal degree;
• Record or promise of scholarly achievement;
• Knowledge of technology/learning management systems;
• Experience or aptitude for outstanding college-level teaching;
• Minimum of five years post-Master’s experience in the social work/human services profession;
• Interest and experience in online development for hybrid courses;
• Demonstrated cultural humility and capacity to understand and advance equity and diversity in the educational environment;
• Commitment to the Christian faith and the university’s mission of Christ-centered teaching and learning, and involvement in a local church;


• Evidence of scholarly contributions to the field of social work;
• Teaching experience in a college setting, preferably with adult learners;
• Familiarity with the Latino community, as well as the ethnic and socio-economic diversity of the Central Valley;
• Experience with CSWE accreditation;
• Ability ethically to integrate Christian faith in the field of social work education.

See complete job description and requirements at www.fresno.edu/visitors/careers

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Contact Information
Tina White
[email protected]
Fresno Pacific University
1717 S. Chesnut Ave.
Fresno, 93702