Viterbo University
  • 08-Dec-2020 to Until Filled (EST)
  • College of Nursing, Health and Human Behavior (CNHHB)
  • La Crosse, WI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Viterbo University is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work and Field Education Director. This 9-month, tenure-track position involves directing field education and teaching in the day and evening partially online undergraduate social work program. Faculty will teach courses across the social work curriculum, and participate in accreditation activities. We seek candidates who are committed to a liberal arts undergraduate education, who will involve students in active learning, support undergraduate research, and contribute to campus social justice and equity. Successful candidates will advise and support students, engage in scholarship, and participate in professional, university, and community service.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess an MSW from an accredited social work program (Ph.D. or DSW preferred) with 2 years of direct practice experience. Teaching and Field Education experience is preferred. Online teaching experience helpful.  

Rank and Salary: Appointment is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with a nine-month academic year appointment beginning August of 2021. Salary is competitive with other private institutions of similar size, mission, and educational philosophy.

About Viterbo University:  Viterbo University is a Catholic, Franciscan, liberal arts institution located in scenic La Crosse, Wisconsin, which has been rated as one of the top places to live in the US.  The region features an attractive cost of living, beautiful bluffs and coulees, three major rivers including the Mississippi River, world-class health care and education systems, and easy access to major cities in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois.

To apply, please complete the online employment application and upload the following:

  1. Letter of application indicating interest and qualifications
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy and areas of social work experience
  4. Transcripts (initial submission may be unofficial copies)
  5. Three professional references and contact information


Evaluation of applications will begin January 11, 2021 and will continue until position is filled.

Contact Information: Janet Holter, DSW, MSSW Social Work Program Director; Viterbo University, 900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, WI 54601.

Viterbo University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages nominations and candidacy of historically underrepresented groups.

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