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Posting number 2018.230
Position Instructor, Social Work and Human Services
Department School of Social Work and Human Services, Faculty of Professional Studies
Contract type Faculty; Temporary (Limited Term)
Contract timeline One year term
Start date August 1, 2019
End date July 31, 2019
Review date January 15, 2019

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centres, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation, and continuing education.

At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our culturally diverse employee and student populations reflect the local, national, international and Indigenous communities we serve. If you see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.

Posting details

The School of Social Work and Human Services invites applicants for a one-year Limited Term Faculty appointment.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach a total of seven (7) sections over a two to three semester term, including participation in School service.

Duties of Limited Term faculty fall within Article 18.2 (Teaching Faculty Duties) of the Collective Agreement, specifically the Teaching and Service components.

Qualifications

The successful applicant must have a MSW degree from a recognized institution and a PhD (or ABD) in Social Work is preferred, together with two years successful teaching at a degree level. Candidates with a PhD in a related discipline will be considered if they have a BSW.

How to apply

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on January 15, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations. Direct application materials referring to Posting #2018.230 to:

 

Email application to: hrinfo@ufv.ca

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Phone: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538
Website: ufv.ca

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Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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