Faculty Search: Half-Time Lecturer Boston University School of Social Work

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August 27th, 2014

The Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) is committed to educating professional social workers who will become leaders in a complex, diverse and multicultural society, through the highest quality of teaching, scholarship, research, practice and political action.

BUSSW seeks to hire a Half-Time Lecturer for our Charles River and off-campus MSW programs. This Half-Time Faculty position will teach four courses per year in human behavior in the social environment, racial justice and/or ethics, depending on the candidate selected.

Applicants must be available to teach at the Charles River Campus in Boston, the weekend off-campus programs in Chelmsford, Fall River, and Cape Cod, and possibly the online program.

Requirements for the position include the following:

  • A masters of social work degree or its equivalent; a doctorate in social work or closely related field is desirable but not required
  • Evidence of excellent teaching and training skills appropriate to the MSW curriculum
  • Experience working with ethnically/racially diverse populations and teaching a diverse student body is desirable
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a social work practitioner, with evidence of excellent skills in applied practice.

Interested persons should submit the following materials by October 15th:  (a) a letter of interest describing their areas of social work practice and teaching experience, (b) recent teaching evaluations, and (c) an updated curriculum vita.  The position is expected to begin in January 2015.  Send materials via email to:

Patty Frasso, Assistant to the Dean, at pfrasso@bu.edu

To learn more about BUSSW please visit:   www.bu.edu/ssw.

Boston University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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