Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 21-Sep-2017 to 30-Apr-2018 (CST)
  • Mequon, WI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Concordia University seeks qualified applicants to fill two full-time (12 month) faculty positions as Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work located in the School of Health Professions. The Department is seeking two individuals for positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be mission oriented and committed to excellence in teaching.  The department has a CSWE accredited BSW program, and a new MSW program in the process of initial accreditation with CSWE. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to the Christian mission of the University, and the ability to integrate a biblical worldview with the practice of social work.

Applicants should include with their online application: letter of intent, curriculum vita, copy of transcripts, three letters of reference, and description of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will begin in December and will continue until successful candidates are identified. 


  • Teaching across the curriculum at the BSW and MSW educational level
  • Student advisement
  • Participation on committees
  • Community service
  • Contributing to the accreditation process
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to teach across the curriculum in the BSW/MSW programs
  • Demonstration of successful teaching, practice experience and research
  • Ability to embrace changes in a growing department and professional school
  • Collegial interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as a member of an energetic team
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Committed to biblical integration in and out of the classroom; abide by Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

Education and Qualifications

An MSW from a CSWE-accredited program and an earned doctorate, preferably in Social Work or a closely related field, is required. ABD will be considered with a letter from the dissertation chairperson and an identified date for defense; a minimum of five years post-MSW practice experience is required. All Assistant Professor positions require a doctoral degree.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, 12 month position. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents.  Tuition benefits are available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Physical Demands/Equipment 

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion.  In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or commissioned ministers of the LCMS.  Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Commissioned Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies.  If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a Higher Learning Commission accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering 71 undergraduate majors of study, 39 master's degrees, and 4 doctoral programs. 

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.


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