Professor of Social Work and Health Care 

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
12 Oct 2018
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11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Social Work and Health Care 
Post Ref No:    H1622
College: Business, Law & Social Sciences 
School/Department: Social Work 
Grade: Professorial 
Campus: City site 

Additional Information: 

Are you an academic looking for an innovative and successful university to take your next step? At NTU, we recognise that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring. 

Thanks to our £421million investment in estates and equipment across our three campuses since 2003/4, we deliver an inspirational learning environment for both staff and students.  Our research facilities allow us to shape lives and society, which is central to our mission and achievements of our aims.

In the last two years alone, we have achieved TEF Gold in recognition of our outstanding learning and teaching, awarded University of the Year by the Times Higher Education, named The Times and Sunday Times Modern University of the Year and now for the first time we are a top 20 University in the UK Guardian University Guide.

Join us at this exciting time of possibilities, and you’ll develop, lead and inspire research activities that further enhances the profile of your School and the University. We’re talking work that has a strong impact on the university, the academic and professional communities and wider society, taking our success even further.

We are seeking a Professor of Social Work. With international expertise in your field, you’ll bring advanced knowledge of relevant research, multi and cross-disciplinary research opportunities and national and international funding streams. Your outputs will contribute directly to the relevant unit of assessment for Social Work and Social Policy (C22).  As a lead member of the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire D2N2 Teaching Partnership and Academy for Excellence, a top 20 ranked Social Work programme with 100% NSS student satisfaction (2018), you will be joining a dynamic team committed to excellence and innovation.  With the creation of a new Centre for Health and Care Professions, we are also rapidly expanding an innovative portfolio of Health and Social Care professions education.  

As such, we would welcome applicants whose research leadership and outputs have been delivered in areas involving adult and/or children/family social work and/or social/health care.  Skilled in leading and managing innovative international research, you’ll have a flair for inspiring our students and colleagues. Above all, you’ll have the talent, commitment and passion to take our research to the next level.

Closing date: 11 November 2018 

Please note, shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a meeting and deliver a presentation on 22 November 2018, and an interview will follow on a date to be confirmed (likely to be December 2018).   

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Kathie Moore, Dean of School of Social Sciences on +44 (0)115 848  or via email 

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.