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Lecturer in Social Work

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Position will remain open until Spring 2018 and Academic year 2017-2018 positions are filled. Please note, you will be required to attach a letter of application and CV/resume to apply. Finalists may be required to submit three letters of recommendation.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Non TT Faculty
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Lecturer in Social Work
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range $4,000 - $5,000 per course
Position Number 00005036
Work Schedule TBD
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 0.225 - .675, depending on department needs
Department 162701 - Social Work
Department Social Work
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

North Carolina State University, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Department of Social Work ( offers undergraduate and graduate level education to a diverse student body of approximately 250 students. We are located in the Research Triangle Area, in Raleigh, North Carolina. The BSW generalist Social Work curriculum prepares graduates for entry-level social work practice, leadership, the delivery and evaluation of health and human services, as well as future graduate study. NC State is committed to excellence in research, scholarship, teaching, community extension and engagement.

The Department of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The Commission on Accreditation of CSWE is the sole body authorized to accredit BSW and MSW program in the United States.

Essential Job Duties

The Department of Social Work is accepting applications for the position of Non-Tenure Track Faculty Lecturer (part-time).

Non-Tenure Track Faculty positions are one-semester or one-year, with the possibility of renewal.
We will keep applications on file for one year should openings arise in subsequent semesters.

Successful candidates will teach 1-3 courses for the BSW (Bachelor of Social Work) and/or MSW (Masters of Social Work) programs including field education.

Specific hiring needs for the upcoming academic year have yet to be determined.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Education/Experience

Requires master’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.

Departmental Required Skills

Indirect or direct practice experience.

Strong communication skills.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

A MSW (Masters of Social Work) for Social Work practice courses.

Doctoral degree or equivalent for non-practice courses.

Experience teaching at the college level.

LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker).

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Position will remain open until Spring 2018 and Academic year 2017-2018 positions are filled.

Please note, you will be required to attach a letter of application and CV/resume to apply.

Finalists may be required to submit three letters of recommendation.

Job Open Date 03/03/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. * If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please select the answer that most closely matches your education/experience as it relates to this position:
    • I possess a Ph.D
    • I possess a Master's degree
    • I possess a Bachelor's degree related to the field of the position and at least two years of directly related experience
    • I have more than six years of directly related experience in practice
    • None of the above
  4. * Do you have teaching experience at the college level?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you currently a LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Contact Information for References