Social Work faculty member

Assistant professor and field director for Master of Social Work program 

Offered in collaboration with Goshen College

Full-time, tenure-track position

MSW from a program accredited by CSWE, doctorate preferred. Two years of post-MSW practice experience in any area of social work. Teaching experience in higher education. Clinical social work license preferred. Diverse individuals especially invited to apply. Doctorate required for tenure-track.

Establish and grow field department in new online (highly interactive) MSW program (50%). Identify community organizations for potential field placements for MSW students. Orient and train field instructors in community organizations. Match, support, and assess MSW students in field placements. Also, teach courses in new MSW program (50%) including mental health, policy, or diversity. See

Commensurate with education and experience within the university pay scale.

July 2023 (12-month position)

Review of applications begins Dec. 5, 2022, and continues until position is filled.

Applications are considered complete when the following materials have been received at the office indicated below.

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume or vita
  • Three letters of reference submitted directly from referee
  • Copies of transcripts
  • Supplementary application

Elaine Suderman
Assistant to the Academic Dean
Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104

Employment decisions are based on merit and university needs, and not on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by law. As a religious institution, Bluffton University expressly reserves its rights to appoint faculty and staff who share a commitment to the Christian faith which is consistent with the Mennonite/Anabaptist beliefs of the university’s founding and supporting church. EOE.