NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Professor, Social Work

Location
Singapore
Posted
17 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
16 Feb 2022
Ref
3591744
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

INVITATION TO APPLY FOR TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN SOCIAL WORK

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading university centred in Asia. It is consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the world and top two in Asia. Social Work is one of the oldest Departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), which hosts 16 Departments covering a wide range of academic programmes in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Asian Studies and Language Studies. In this multi-disciplinary setting in Singapore’s flagship university, the Department of Social Work offers ample opportunities for cutting-edge curriculum and research initiatives on contemporary social work, social development and cultural diversity. The Department has a strong focus on practice and practice-based research. It produces graduates who rise to be leaders in social services and social policy. The Department also values expertise in inter-professional education/practice.

The Department seeks faculty members who have expertise in one or some of the following areas: Social Work with vulnerable children, youths and adults; disability; ageing; social policy; group and community work; human service planning and administration; and inter-professional practice. The staff team is keen to attract those who are interested in developing expertise in practice frameworks and cross-cultural issues relevant to the Asian region, and in client/service user involvement.

We invite applications for the following faculty position:

Tenure Track (Full Professor)

We offer a competitive remuneration package, including housing and travel benefits.

Qualifications

We offer a competitive remuneration package, including housing and travel benefits.

Applicants for the positions must:

  1. Have a PhD in Social Work or a PhD in a related field with a Masters or Bachelor in Social Work
  2. Have good publication and research records, particularly for tenure track applicants 
  3. Demonstrate an interest and ability to teach foundation and practice courses as well as contribute to research and scholarship

More Information

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students is one of our utmost priorities and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with student / staff / public members. Even for job roles that can be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required. With effect from 15 January 2022, based on Singapore’s legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able work at the NUS premises. As such, we regret to inform that job applicants need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated for successful employment with NUS.

Evaluation of applications will continue until the vacancy is filled. Please submit: your full curriculum vitae; statements of teaching, practice, and research; three key publications; student feedback in the last two years; and arrange for at least three academic letters of reference to be sent directly via the  CHRS Link

Ms Wendy Lim
Senior Manager
Department of Social Work
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore
Blk AS3, Level 4, 3 Arts Link
Singapore 117570
Tel: (65) 6516 4472
Fax: (65) 6778 1213
Email enquiries: swkbox10@nus.edu.sg
Website: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/swk

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