Lecturer in Social Work

Port Macquarie/Wagga Wagga, AUstralia
26 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
  • Full time and part time arrangements considered
  • Contribute to the teaching and research profile of the School
  • Help expand professional opportunities and develop highly-sought after graduates

The Role

  • 1x Continuing, Full Time (Part time arrangements considered) - Port Macquarie
  • 1x Fixed term (until June 2022), Full time - Wagga Wagga
  • $96,178 to $114,117 pa (plus 17% superannuation)

Focus on developing and preparing graduates for careers in social work, humanities and human services by delivering high quality, student centred learning opportunities to students.

Actively contribute to teaching, research and community engagement in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences teaching a range of subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels utilising blended models. The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to develop and progress an active research profile aligned to the strategic direction of the School.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral or masters qualification relevant to the discipline or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • Eligibility for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Evidence of the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching
  • A record of research and/or equivalent professional scholarship/contribution relevant to the discipline

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Arts and Education is one of three Faculties within the University. Eight Schools and Centres offer a diversity of courses in education, communication, creative industries, social work and human services, library and information studies, theology, humanities, Indigenous Australian studies and Islamic studies.

With approximately 9,000 online students and 3,000 on campus students, the Faculty is an innovator in online and blended learning modes. Over 200 academic staff deliver distinctive courses, and are supported by a skilled team of professional staff. On campus courses are delivered at the Universitys Wagga Wagga, Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, and Port Macquarie campuses, and at other locations including Sydney and Canberra.

Academic staff within the Faculty undertake high quality, impactful research that engages with governments and professional organisations, nationally, internationally and in regional communities, ensuring excellent supervision for Higher Degree Research students.

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences promotes critical thinking and positive community change in the study areas of social work and human services, English, history, philosophy, politics and sociology. The School supports community engagement activities, including the Booranga Writers Centre, the CSU Regional Archives, and the Wagga Philosophy website.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Professor Wendy Bowles | Acting Head, School of Humanities and Social Sciences | wbowles@csu.edu.au | Ph: 02 6933 2695

Closing Date: 11 pm, 22 December 2019

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