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Part-Time Faculty Positions, Adjunct Instructor

California State University, San Bernardino invites applications for part-time faculty, adjunct instructor positions in the School of Social Work BASW and MSW programs for both the San Bernardino and Palm Desert Campuses. Positions available include in-person and online teaching, as well as field instruction, and master’s research supervision. Preferred qualifications include a 1) a master's in social work from a CSWE accredited program or a related field, 2) two years’ direct practice experience (for field instruction), and 3) a PhD in social work or a related field (for research supervision). Prior experience with teaching or training is preferred.  

About California State University San Bernardino

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB)is in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 Undergraduate, 35 Graduate, and one Doctoral degree program and 14 academic programs with national accreditation. 

About the School of Social Work

The School of Social Work offers CSWE accredited BASW and MSW degrees on both San Bernardino and Palm Desert campuses and a distance education MSW program. We seek applicants who are eager to serve our diverse students, many of whom are first-generation college students, through innovative and effective teaching to train future professionals who will advance the profession.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. CSUSB is committed to improving our university's diversity regarding race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, culture, and physical ability. To learn more about the School of Social Work, please visit 

Social Work Part-Time Faculty Positions

Salary: Dependent on Qualifications and experience.
Job Type: Part-Time Adjunct
Location: San Bernardino and Palm Desert, CA
Closing: Continuous recruitment

Deadline and Application Process: 

Review of applicants will be ongoing. However, all applications must be completed by the due dates below to be considered for the term indicated; although there are times we make exceptions for late hires.

Spring Term - apply before the end of October.
Fall Term - apply before the end of February.

Submit current vita/ resume showing clinical competence with a letter of interest that includes areas of teaching interests, statement of teaching philosophy/ strategies, and professional accomplishments. Submit the names, telephone and e-mail addresses of three references. Also submit your emergency contact information, along with official transcripts for your Master’s in Social Work or other degree.  


To apply, submit the following information:  

  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume (list clinical competencies)
  2. Letter of interest (teaching interests, teaching philosophy/strategies, professional accomplishments)
  3. Official transcripts for each degree held
  4. Applicant Data Form (Link to Form)
  5. Biographical Statement form (Link to Form)
  6. Personal Information form (Link to Form)

Please send application documents to the School of Social Work Directors (email below): 

Dr. Deirdre Lanesskog, MSW, PhD, Associate Professor and Dr. Armando Barragan, MSW, PhD, Associate Professor