Full-Time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a full-time (100% FTE) Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position. This position will require teaching four courses over three semesters (one academic year) and 50% student programming support related to international students and programming advancing equity and inclusive excellence as an Equity Director.

The position will be a 12-month appointment. We anticipate an initial 3-year appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Senior with a possibility of renewal. Responsibilities include teaching four masters of social work level courses (traditional on-ground and online program formats) during an academic year. Teaching experience in mental health and substance abuse, as well as teaching or program experience in the areas of diversity, equity, and belonging, is preferred.

The appointment will start in August 2024. The level of appointment and compensation will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications. 


The position requires an MSW (Lecturer) or PhD (Senior Lecturer) in Social Work. Applicants must also have an MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited institution and two years of post-MSW practice experience. Applicants must have experience teaching in a higher education environment and experience with ADEI programming. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching and/or practice in the identified areas. 

Application Instructions

To apply, interested candidates should submit the following documents through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/145645:

1. A letter of application 
2. A current CV 
3. A diversity statement demonstrating your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Finalists will receive a request for references and a teaching statement. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics.

Case Western Reserve 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 Equity by phone at 216.368.3066 or by email at equity@case.edu. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.