Lecturer in Social Work

London, United Kingdom
£47,719 per annum - including London Allowance
25 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department of Law and Criminology
Location: Other
Salary: £47,719 per annum - including London Allowance
This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Thursday 05 October 2023
Reference: 0923-423

Full-Time, Permanent

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Social Work in the Department of Law and Criminology. 

The Department of Law and Criminology is part of the School of Law and Social Sciences, alongside the Departments of Economics and Politics, International Relations and Philosophy. We are forward thinking, multidisciplinary and research active. We offer undergraduate programmes in Law, Criminology & Psychology, Criminology & Sociology and Social Science, together with Masters programmes in Social Work, Forensic Psychology, Consumption, Culture & Marketing and Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies. We are also home to an energetic postgraduate research student community.  

We seek an outstanding teacher to join our dynamic and multidisciplinary team. The Lecturer in Social Work post is offered on the research and teaching focussed track which requires colleagues to engage in scholarship activities as defined by the College. The teaching expectations will be on our UG programmes and PGT programmes in Social Work, Social Sciences and Health and Social Care. 

We are also keen to develop our teaching portfolio in other areas of undergraduate and postgraduate levels of teaching, including the supervision of doctoral students and the development of specialist options to reflect specific areas of expertise. Applicants should possess the broad range of skills needed to teach effectively and as well as core teaching within our existing programmes and should be able to contribute to and develop our teaching portfolio. We also expect academic leadership and an effective contribution to programme or department administration or projects improving the student experience. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  •  Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

 The post is available from January 2024 or soon thereafter and is based in both our Campus at 11 Bedford Square, London and in Egham, Surrey where the University is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near Windsor Great Park.

 For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 0923-423

Closing Date:   23:59, 29 September 2023  

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

Further details: Job Description    

The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.

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