Instructor in Social Work

The University of Southern Indiana Social Work Department invites applicants for a one-year temporary instructor position. Individuals must have an MSW from an accredited program and a minimum of two years of full time post-MSW practice experience. Responsibilities include teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses, advising students, and university and community service. Faculty will be expected to teach in face-to-face, hybrid and online learning environments. Current teaching needs include marriage and family, generalist and clinical practice, human behavior, and addictions studies.

The Social Work Department at USI has a combined program offering a BSW in generalist practice and an MSW with a clinical concentration. Both programs were recently reaccredited by CSWE through 2027. The Department located in the College of Liberal Arts also houses the Center for Social Justice Education, which aims to foster advocacy for social justice and empowerment through education, research and collaboration. Faculty members within the department are strongly collegial, with a commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship, and service.

Founded in 1965, the University of Southern Indiana enrolls more than 10,700 dual credit, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in more than 130 areas of study. A public higher education institution, located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, USI offers programs through the College of Liberal Arts, Romain College of Business, College of Nursing and Health Professions and the Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education. USI is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engaged University and offers continuing education and special programs to more than 20,000 participants annually through Outreach and Engagement. The University offers study-abroad opportunities in more than 60 countries and is host to international students from around the globe. A competitive member of NCAA Division II and the Great Lakes Valley Conference, USI offers 17 varsity intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports. More information on the University, the Social Work Department, and Southern Indiana may be found on the website at

To apply, please follow the directions on our page to log in or set up an account. When completing the application, you will be given the opportunity to attach the additional documents required for this position, which include 1) a letter of application that provides a concise description of research, teaching experience, and previous professional service; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) copies of unofficial transcripts; and 4) three names of references with telephone and e-mail contact information (all references will be treated confidentially). Materials should be provided electronically within this web-based applicant system and to the attention of Dr. C. Christy Baker, Official transcripts will be required of finalists.

The appointment begins fall 2021, and the salary is commensurate with the level of appointment. The position will remain open until a candidate has been selected. For best consideration please apply by May 30, 2021.

 As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or marital status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected by law or identified by the University as a protected class.