Lecturer & Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Bruce, Australia
05 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
25 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Brand new positions to make your own! An exceptional opportunity to pursue scholarly advances in social work and work with a reputable team.
  • Attractive salaries at the Academic Level B and Level C +17% Super
  • Full Time, Continuing Opportunity

UC has curiosity, ambition and inclusiveness at its core. We challenge the status quo through the pursuit of excellence in teaching, learning and research. Our place-based commitment ensures that we visibly serve Canberra’s community and the surrounding region with impact on the nation. We’re proudly recognised as number one in the world for reducing inequalities (THE, 2022).

The Discipline of Social Work at the University of Canberra is seeking highly motivated and innovative individuals to join the team as a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer. As a newly established discipline within the Faculty of Health, we are experiencing an exciting period of growth and development. Both of these positions offer a unique opportunity to contribute to the creation of novel and innovative teaching and learning experiences within our new Master of Social Work (Qualifying) program.

These roles will see you develop, or continue to develop, an active scholarship of learning and teaching, including publishing in your field of research.  You will be committed to student learning, through the coordination and delivery of units, and where appropriate supervision of honours, masters, and PhD-level research projects. As an innovative teacher, you will develop links with relevant domestic and international stakeholders and industry in your Discipline.

To be considered for these opportunities, you will need to have completed a PhD (or on the way to completing a PhD), have a demonstrated track record of developing and delivering high quality curriculum in Social Work. A practicing background would also be advantageous.

If you consider yourself an innovative educator with a PhD or on the way to completing within a Social Work based background and are now looking to share and inspire the next generation with what you have learnt, then this role is for you.

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

Connected – A Decadal Strategy 2023-2032 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

To be considered for this role all we want is your CV, no other documentation required.

Please ensure you take the time to align your CV with the Position Description requirements. We want to understand how your skills and experience relate to the position you are applying for.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Professor Mark Naunton – Head of School – Health Sciences on 02 6201 2462 or email Mark.Naunton@canberra.edu.au

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email uctalent@canberra.edu.au

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 25th June 2023