Adjunct Instructors

Current Adjuncts

Our adjunct instructors apply their knowledge and professional experience to inform their teaching and help students bridge their understanding of theory and practice. We value adjunct instructors as part of our community, and we appreciate their efforts in contributing to the education of our social work students.

We invite you to review our current list of adjunct instructors.

Join Our Social Work Teaching Community!

Come join our diverse and dynamic team of instructors at UConn School of Social Work’s Hartford campus. We are currently seeking candidates for our adjunct pool in all areas of BSW and MSW teaching, with particular needs for instructors with an MSW and practice or research experience relevant to core areas of our curriculum. We aim to provide a supportive environment for instructors with all levels of experience teaching in-person and/or online.

Requirements for serving as an instructor at UConn SSW: 

  • Commitment to social justice in social work education, and to support and engagement of students with diverse backgrounds. 
  • Openness to developing as an instructor in anti-oppressive pedagogy for macro, mezzo, or micro levels, grounded in the values and ethics of the profession.
  • At least two years of post-MSW practice experience for practice classes. Relevant experience in community-responsive research methods for research classes.
  • Ability to fulfill teaching and administrative requirements in a reliable and timely manner. 
  • Prior experience teaching is preferred, however we also strongly value background in training, organizing, facilitating groups, and other relevant leadership experience.

We are seeking applications for the adjunct pool in an ongoing manner. While we may not respond immediately to your application, we welcome any questions in the meantime and will contact candidates for a brief interview as relevant needs emerge for an upcoming semester. If you have questions, please contact our team at uconnsswadjunct@uconn.edu

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