Social Work Faculty Position - MSW Program (Research Instruction)

Aurora University is an independent, comprehensive institution founded in 1893 offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Our two campuses are located in Aurora, Illinois and on the shores of Geneva Lake in Wisconsin. Additionally, we have an Educational Center in Woodstock, Illinois. We seek people passionately involved in the educational process who will help us realize our vision.

We seek talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning. As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester and student advising is supported by professional staff. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core.

SOCIAL WORK - Tenure Track Assistant Professor, MSW Program (Research Instruction)

(Applications submitted by 1 February 2019 will receive full consideration)

The School of Social Work is seeking an MSW instructor. Qualified individuals must possess an MSW from a CSWE accredited program. Applicants must have a minimum of five years post MSW social work experience, and knowledge of CSWE Standards. Graduate teaching experience, as well as a PhD or DSW preferred. All But Dissertation - ABD doctoral students will be considered but must complete the degree by August 2020. Responsibilities include teaching 12-credit hours per semester of graduate courses, attending MSW recruitment activities, and service to Aurora University and the community. In addition to teaching, the assignment will include curricular development, program assessment, student advising, and engagement in institutional service and professional scholarship. Preferred experience teaching research related courses in a graduate program.

All benefit-eligible faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic applications welcomed. More information can be found at

Please submit application materials as follows:

Hardcopy submissions:
Faculty Search, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Aurora University
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506

Electronic submissions:

Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.