Job Details
Teaching Specialist, Social Work, Non-Tenure Track (NTTP), Starting September 1, 2022
Galloway - Main Campus
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

As a condition of employment, you are required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to your start date. Vaccination cards should be submitted to  If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, or reasons related to a current pregnancy, you may submit a waiver request.  If you are approved for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, you will be required to wear a mask while indoors on campus when you cannot be socially distanced, and you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular schedule.

The School of Behavioral and Social Sciences invites applications for a Non-Tenure Track Instructor of Social Work position (Teaching Specialist), starting September 1, 2022. The position involves teaching courses across the curriculum in the undergraduate Social Work program. Required qualifications are an MSW degree from a CSWE accredited program, 2 years post MSW practice experience, and teaching experience at the college-level in social work or related field. Preferred qualifications are a Ph.D. in Social Work or a DSW, experience with diverse populations in an academic setting, and teaching experience in social work courses.

  • Candidate should be able to teach courses in the following areas: social work practice, research methods, introduction to social work, human behavior in the social environment, the history of social policy, and race, ethnicity, and diversity
  • Expectation of a teaching load of four classes per semester and teaching in the evenings
  • Significant practice experience, excellent teaching and community service are expected
  • Additional responsibilities include: accreditation activities, curriculum development, overseeing field practicum classes, and student advisement as negotiated under the collective bargaining agreement
  • Faculty members are expected to contribute to the General Studies curriculum
  • Support for Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications:

  • MSW degree from CSWE accredited program
  • Two years post-MSW practice experience
  • Teaching experience at the college-level in social work or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Social Work or D.S.W.
  • Teaching experience in social work courses and experience with diverse populations in an academic setting
Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest, Unofficial Transcripts

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF.

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
  4. Unofficial Graduate transcripts


Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.