Lecturer, Social Work, Teaching Focussed

Banyule, Australia
26 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Part-time 60% or 3 days per week
  • 3-year fixed term role at the Bundoora campus
  • $95,432, - $112,697 per annum pro rata + up to 17% superannuation

The School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport comprises the Department of Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Social Policy; Department of Speech Pathology, Audiology and Orthoptics; Department of Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Prosthetics and Orthotics and the Department of Dietetics Nutrition and Sport. To find out more about the School, visit the School home page here

About the role

A highly talented academic is sought to join a department that operates a blended learning model of education where all academics contribute to subject and instance coordination and the development of shared online resources and workshop materials across campuses.

A Level B teaching focused appointment is sought who will work without the need for close supervision and is expected to develop curriculum, coordinate subjects, teach and support students within the field of social work.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will possess a PhD OR minimum of a higher degree and/or equivalent standing recognised by the University/Social Work field. The incumbent will have demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and curriculum review/development in a variety of modes. You will have the ability to guide and mentor students for their educational success and embrace innovation to positively influence student’s learning capability.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

Closing date: 11 pm Wednesday 11th December 2019

Position enquires: Lisa Brophy Ph: +61 3 9479-7923 or via Email: l.brophy@latrobe.edu.au

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

Please scroll down to apply.

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Recruitment Partner Justin Bolton on +61 (03) 9479 1073

To apply and to view position description please visit http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs and search for job number 559131 under current vacancies.

 About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

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