Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Gold Coast, Australia
26 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, continuing
  • Based at the Gold Coast, nearby to beaches and rainforests
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits
  • Relocation assistance may be available to the successful applicant

About the role

The successful applicant will join an energetic research and learning community, undertaking student centred teaching practice and development in the disciplines of Social Work and Social Welfare. The Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Social Work will contribute to the development and delivery of the Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) and the Bachelor of Social Welfare programs.

The Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Social Work will contribute to the research and/or scholarship of teaching profile of the School through their publications and undertake relevant engagement and service activities to support the School. The incumbent will also be expected to develop and maintain appropriate links with community, professional and industry bodies.

About you

You will be an energetic academic, ready to commit to the University’s values and priorities, highly engaged and innovative in your approach, and keen to make a contribution to the University and the community through your activities.

To be successful in this role you will hold a relevant post-graduate qualification and have academic and professional experience in Social Work and/or Social Welfare. You will display a student centred approach to your teaching, enjoy applying new and existing technology, have a commitment to reflective teaching practice and capacity and/or experience in blended and online teaching modes. You will have a publication track record, relative to opportunity, with a research profile that aligns with the School’s.

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2018), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states. They are in locations of extraordinary natural beauty and creativity: Coffs Harbour in the Mid North Coast and Lismore in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, while our fastest-growing campus is located at the Gold Coast Airport in southern Queensland.

 The University’s newest campus is on the Gold Coast, Australia’s sixth largest city in Australia with a population of more than half a million people. It includes around 70 kilometres of beaches, tropical rainforest hinterland, parklands and major shopping centres. The Gold Coast is renowned for hosting world standard events including sport, music and major exhibitions.

 Our Gold Coast campus boasts contemporary teaching environments for law, social science and social welfare, information technology, business and tourism degrees.

The School of Arts and Social Sciences is a large, multi-disciplinary School which offers a range of awards in the areas of Humanities, Media, Contemporary Music, Art and Design, Social Sciences and Social Welfare on-campus at Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour, and in flexible delivery modes, many of which include Honours programs.

Contact for further information

Name:         Dr Lynne McPherson
Phone:         +61 7 5589 3168
Email:          lynne.mcpherson@scu.edu.au

Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Friday 16 November 2018.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website. The Vacancy ID is 18085.

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