Faculty Openings

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. The Mandel School has vibrant and well-recognized master’s and doctoral programs that attract diverse students from around the world. 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 (R-1 designation) with renowned medical and nursing schools, situated in a vibrant arts and cultural center. Both the University and the Greater Northeast Ohio region offer exceptional opportunities for collaboration in research and service with premier social service and health care organizations.

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.

Required 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. Case Western Reserve University is an equal opportunity employer.

Application material to be reviewed immediately should be submitted electronically.

Please submit the following:

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

Finalists will receive a request for references and a teaching statement.

The position will remain open until filled.

EEO Statement

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.