UAF CLA Term Clincial Assistant Professor of Social Work

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:College of Liberal Arts
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Education/Instructional, Other

Position Summary:

Would you like to introduce students to the wonderful world of social work? Are you interested in placing students with agencies in this field? Then apply here!


45Service - Oversight of social work field practicum to include development and supervision of field practicum placements, training of field practicum instructors, field practicum student orientation, negotiate, develop and finalize field placement agency memorandum of understanding and updates of field practicum manual.Essential
55Teaching courses in major including social work practice classes and field practicum seminar. Student advising; department, university, community and public service.Essential

The University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Liberal Arts, Department of Social Work is seeking qualified applicants interested in teaching courses in social work and placing students with agencies. This is not a tenure-track position.

Master’s degree in social work from a CSWE accredited program.

The responsibilities of this position support the University of Alaska Fairbanks' bipartite mission of teaching and service. Teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses and advising students. 

Please submit:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts/certificates/licenses as appropriate
  4. Names of three professional references with phone and email contacts
  5. Teaching and research statement
  6. List of publications
  7. Philosophy of teaching

An initial Review Date of applications will be December 4, 2017. Applications must be completed and submitted no later than December 3, 2017 by 11:55 PM Alaska Standard Time for consideration.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date. Position is open until filled.

If you encounter any difficulty while applying online for this position, please contact UAF HR at 907-474-7700 for assistance. 


The University of Alaska Fairbanks is the nation's northernmost Land, Sea and Space Grant institution, serving over 10,000 students. UAF is accredited by the Northwest Regional Accrediting Association and has a Carnegie classification of RU/H. Fairbanks is Alaska's second largest city with over 90,000 residents in the greater Fairbanks area. The city is located near the confluence of the Tanana and Chena Rivers, approximately 120 miles north of Denali National Park and the Alaska Range and 40 miles south of the White Mountains National Recreation Area.

Students and faculty from all over the world converge at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to study subjects unique to Alaska and the North as well as to sharpen their skills with semicolons, digital photography equipment, shovels, beakers, paintbrushes, and stage lights. The unique construction of our college, our small town size and departmental proximity allows for limitless collaboration between the 22 disciplines and over 40 degree programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and languages.

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Term Position:
This position term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

This position is part of the United Academics union (UNAC) and is subject to union dues as a condition of employment in a collective bargaining unit.

Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at:

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Notice of Nondiscrimination:
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at

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