DURHAM UNIVERSITY

Professor/Associate Professor in Social Work

Location
Durham
Salary
£52560 - £59135 per annum
Posted
25 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Apr 2020
Ref
20000138
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, within a unique and historic setting. The Department of Sociology is a supportive, exciting place to work or study Sociology, Criminology or Social Work. We are committed to producing the highest quality theoretically informed research that makes a difference. Currently rated 11th in the Good University Guide, our ambitions are: to be a world leading Department of Sociology; to deliver distinctive, challenging programmes; and to be fair, inclusive, and socially responsible.

We welcome applications for the post of Professor or Associate Professor of Social Work to provide a collaborative approach to leadership in the area of Social Work including our Master of Social Work. We are continuing to expand our research capacity in four overarching research themes and are looking for a candidate to strengthen one or more of these areas:

* Communities and Social Justice
* Health and Social Theory
* Higher Education and Social Inequality
* Violence and Abuse

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in the University.

Salary Information:
Grade 9 - £52,560 - £59,135
Grade 10 Competitive salary based on our professorial Pay Scales (starting at £64,606 and going considerably higher based on experience)

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