Applications are invited by Redeemer University for a tenure-track faculty position as Director of Field Education in the Applied Social Sciences Department to begin August 2021. Click here for more information.
The Director will primarily be responsible for managing the Applied Social Sciences field education program. This includes mentoring and supervising student interns as well as field supervisors, teaching integrative seminar courses, and collaborating with community agencies. The Director will also have teaching and research responsibilities.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., evidence of teaching quality, a one- to two-page statement describing their own faith commitment and how it shapes their professional and/or academic work, and three letters of reference. Deadline for applications is June 15, 2021, or until the position is filled.
Redeemer University offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position.
Candidates must be aligned with and passionate about Redeemer’s Christian mission of integrating faith in teaching and research. Candidates must possess expertise in administration, coordinating and/or working with student interns and field supervisors, and establishing community partnerships. The preferred candidate would possess an M.S.W., 7-10 years of relevant experience in social work or a related area, evidence of teaching ability, and eligibility for registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers; a Ph.D. in a related field is an asset but not required.
As a liberal arts and sciences undergraduate university rooted in the Reformed tradition of Christianity, we seek candidates committed to teaching and pursuing scholarship within this framework.
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About Redeemer University
Following our Lord’s command “to act justly, to love mercy and to walk humbly with our God” (Micah 6:8), the Applied Social Sciences department at Redeemer University seeks to equip students for lives of service to the “least of these” (Matthew 25:40). As image bearers of the triune God, who created us for relationship, we seek to develop and communicate an understanding of our place in the social world and our responsibility to social transformation. Social Work is one of the largest academic programs at Redeemer and has been blessed with large incoming classes in recent years. Our students have the benefits of a liberal arts and sciences core, a broad foundation in social work, and either an Honours Major: Social Work Stream or General Major.