Senior Lecturer in Social Work (Teaching and Research)

Dundee, Dundee City (GB)
£51,630pa - £58,089pa
Monday, 29 April 2019
End of advertisement period
Monday, 20 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Dundee
School of Education & Social Work
Senior Lecturer in Social Work (Teaching and Research)
Reference: SESW0056
Grade 9 (£51,630pa - £58,089pa)

This is an open ended, full time post.  It is anticipated the post will commence in August 2019.

We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Senior Lecturer in Social Work within the School of Education & Social Work.  We are looking for a dynamic, ambitious, collegial and engaged Senior Lecturer who can contribute to the academic culture in Social Work at Dundee, particularly in the areas of teaching and learning, research quality and impact that leads to the enhancement of policy and practice outcomes for service users and carers. The Social Work team are a highly committed, vibrant and experienced group of academics. 

The appointee will teach primarily in social work but will also be expected to teach on other programmes within the School or University. You will be an established and ambitious academic and will be expected to contribute to and take on leadership roles within one of the School’s research themes, contribute to the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), secure external research funding and publish internationally leading research outputs. You will have expertise in social work, social policy or sociology and will join an experienced and ambitious interdisciplinary team. 

You should have a Doctoral degree in relevant subject, expertise in Social Work, Social Policy, Sociology or related human service field, a strong track record of internationally-leading research outputs,  evidence of excellence in teaching and learning within a university context and a demonstrated ability to secure external and overhead bearing research grants

For further information about this position please contact Professor Tim Kelly, Dean,

To apply please visit: 

Closing date: 20 May 2019

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena Swan and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.