Lecturer in Social Work

3 days left

Armidale, Australia
21 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Health

  • Continuing, full-time.
  • $98,564 to $116,814 per annum (Academic Level B).
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation.  Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided.
  • Applicants must have ongoing full time work rights (UNE will not provide sponsorship for this position)

About the School and the Role

If you are after a rewarding career, University of New England offers all you need to build a brighter future. The Lecturer in Social Work position provides an opportunity for the successful applicant to join our dynamic and committed team which contribute to the development of theSocial Workprogram and to further raise the academic profile of the School of Health. UNE offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Social Work. Our social work courses have a particular emphasis on social work in regional communities and is focused on isolation. Our courses are designed around an interactive situation and enquiry based learning approach to equip students for the challenge of being agents of change in the 21st century. Ethics, values, relationship-based and trauma-informed practice are emphasised.

The role involves coordinating the social work field education program, teaching students in Social Work programs as well as engaging in research and other scholarly activities as part of a dynamic team of social work academics. The role also provides opportunity for inter-professional and cross-disciplinary research within the School.

Skills & Experience

We are seeking a person who is considering building an academic career within a supportive and collaborative environment and is committed to the development of the profession of Social Work.We will expect you to demonstrate teaching ability and show evidence of contributing to effective outcomes in Social Work. Within a supportive team environment, you will be able to work independently, shape the field education program, set priorities, and be actively involved in research and scholarship relevant to social work and field education. You will also be expected to demonstrate your ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues and students.

Additional information

To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Jane Clark 02 6773 3681or email hoshealth@une.edu.au. To find out more about the School of Health visit: http://www.une.edu.au/about-une/academic-schools/school-of-health

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you’d expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

To find out more, visit: www.armidaleregion.com.au/ and/or www.experiencethehighs.com.au/

Closing Date:   24 January 2021

Reference No:   220165

To Apply

Please proceed to the advertisement listed on the UNE Jobs website (www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une) and submit your application by selecting the 'apply now' button at the bottom of the advertisement.

Your application (combined as one PDF) should comprise of the following:

  1. 1-2 page cover letter outlining who you are, your strengths and qualifications, and why you are interested in the role at UNE;
  2. A current resume containing details of 3 referees. At least one referee should have a thorough knowledge of your work over the past 2 years as your manager or supervisor;
  3. Responses to selection criteria. Contained in the Academic Selection Criteria found in the advertisement at www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une

Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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