Visiting Assistant College Lecturer

Cleveland State University   Cleveland, OH   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 4, 2022
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Cleveland State University

Visiting Assistant College Lecturer

Cleveland State University’s School of Social Work is searching for a one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant College Lecturer beginning August 22nd, 2022, and ending May 18th, 2023. Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body of over 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students. CSU is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. CSU is striving to be a nationally recognized and student-focused public research institution that provides accessible, affordable, and Engaged Learning opportunities for all.

The successful candidate will be prepared to teach both web-based and face-to-face classes at the graduate and undergraduate level (a total of eight courses per academic year) and is expected to engage in usual University and community service. The School of Social Work educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds and values a diverse faculty and staff.

Minimum qualifications for the position include a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a CSWE accredited university; at least two years post-MSW practice experience; social work license or ability to be licensed in Ohio; successful experience teaching social work or related courses; and the interest in and ability to teach both face-to-face and online courses.

Preferred qualifications for the position include a doctorate in social work or related field, LISW or equivalent; successful experience teaching face-to-face and online courses; and the ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.

Applications are accepted online only at and should include a letter of application, how the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualifications, and a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement; unofficial transcripts or a statement about graduate courses; a current curriculum vitae; and contact information for at least three references. Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. Explain in your application your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s inclusive community. For applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience, note how your work will contribute to CSU’s commitment to diversity and mission as an urban serving university.

Applications will be reviewed beginning June 2, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.  Questions regarding the position can be directed to Christopher Mallett, Chair of Search Committee at 

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.