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The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, the graduate school of social work at Case Western Reserve University, invites applications for the following positions. For a century, the Mandel School has had a long tradition of excellence in research, teaching, and service. Ranked #1 in Ohio and #9 nationally among schools of social work, the Mandel School integrates its education, research and service to enable our students to become leaders in social welfare and human services.

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Faculty Position in Nonprofit Management & Community Practice Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio)

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (MSASS), the graduate school of social work at Case Western Reserve University, invites applications for an Assistant Professor on the non-tenure track. We are seeking candidates who can enhance the School’s mission of advancing leadership in both nonprofit management and social work community practice. Those with academic experience in culturally diverse populations are encouraged to apply. The desired areas of expertise are in nonprofit management and community practice. At the Mandel School, community practice is defined broadly as macro practice with a focus on promoting social change through work with organizations, communities and systems. We understand community to be important as context, as a resource, as a target of change, and as unit of action. This position will teach with our Master of Nonprofit Organization (MNO) and Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA) degree programs.

For a century, the Mandel School has had a tradition of excellence in research, teaching, and service. Ranked #1 in Ohio and #9 nationally among schools of social work, the Mandel School integrates its education, research and service to enable our students to become leaders in social change, social welfare and human services. The city of Cleveland offers a culturally diverse urban environment for applied community based research collaborations. Case Western Reserve University is a private research intensive university with a renowned medical school and nursing school, situated in a vibrant arts and cultural district. The University, the city and the Greater Northeast Ohio region offer exceptional opportunities for collaboration in research and service with premier social service and health care organizations.

Non-Tenure Track – Assistant Professor

Applicants are sought for a non-tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank. We encourage those who meet the following criteria to apply for the non-tenure track position:

Required qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in nonprofit study, policy studies, law, social welfare, or other relevant social science field by the time of appointment
  • 3-5 post-master’s experience in work related to the nonprofit sector or community practice
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in teaching master’s students in several areas of nonprofit study and/or community practice
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in teaching in a variety of formats, both traditional and online Preferred qualification:
  • An earned master’s degree in social work from a CSWE accredited social work program is preferred

Persons interested in the non-tenure track position should submit the following materials to mandelsearch@case.edu: (1) a letter of interest, including description of teaching experience, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) three letters of reference.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

To ensure priority consideration, applications must be received by November 30, 2016. Early application is advised.

Faculty Position Announcement

Lecturer

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio)

The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (MSASS), the graduate school of social work at Case Western Reserve University, seeks candidates for appointment as full-time and part-time lecturers. The positions are non-tenured annual appointments, renewable in one-year or two-year increments for a total appointment of 3 years, at which point the candidate may reapply for appointment. The Mandel School offers professional graduate degrees in social work and nonprofit management and undergraduate courses as part of the social work minor. Founded in 1915, the School integrates its education, research and service to enable our students to become leaders in social welfare and human services. Case Western Reserve University is a private university with a renowned medical school and nursing school, situated in a vibrant arts and cultural center. The Mandel School is ranked #1 in Ohio and #9 nationally among schools of social work and its field settings include the premier social service and health care organizations in Northeast Ohio. The Mandel School faculty maintains strong research and social work practice ties with community organizations and social work agencies and offers courses in onsite and online formats.

We encourage those who meet the criteria in one or both of the following areas to apply.

Social work master’s (MSSA):

  • An earned master’s degree in social work from a CSWE accredited school of social work
  • A minimum of two years post-master’s social work experience
  • Experience in training or teaching social work at the undergraduate or graduate student or post-masters level is preferred

Master’s in Nonprofit Organizations (MNO):

  • An earned master’s degree in nonprofit management or related field
  • A minimum of two years post-master’s experience
  • Experience in teaching nonprofit management at the undergraduate or graduate student or post-masters level is preferred

Teaching hours vary. Courses are offered on the weekend, weekly and in online formats. A shared office is provided. Lecturers are asked to attend monthly faculty meetings usually on Mondays.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please send all application materials to (letter of interest, current CV, and 3 letters of reference sent directly from the referees or the University placement service) electronically to:

Sharon E. Milligan

or by mail to:

Sharon E. Milligan, PhD
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7164