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Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Social Work

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£37,099 to £54,395 plus £4069 London weighting per annum
Closing date
5 May 2024

FEHHS Human Sciences: Social Work

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £37,099 to £54,395 plus £4069 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 05 May 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4486

The School of Human Sciences is located in the fantastic Dreadnought building on the World Heritage site at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. This move, along with the creation of new laboratory facilities, is part of significant investment in the school and part of a long-term plan to build internationally leading research and teaching in the faculty.  As part of this investment, we are looking to appoint dynamic and engaged colleagues to help grow and develop the school.

You will be joining a School and Faculty that is building a strong interdisciplinary and cross-professional approach to solving the grand challenges facing society. We are looking for colleagues who will have a commitment to maintaining and building the University’s excellence in teaching and learning, and who are doing research that has the potential for significant long-term academic and societal impact. We welcome applications from individuals with an interest in any area of Social Work. This reflects our already strong coverage of core curriculum areas and clear research interest groups. 

As a faculty we welcome candidates whose research work will resonate with one or more new interdisciplinary Faculty Research Centres within the Institute for Lifecourse Development. 

The University is currently rated TEF gold, reflecting our excellent teaching and learning.  The school was nominated as ‘School of the Year’ in the Student Led Teaching awards, 2023.

We are looking to recruit an individual with a developing track record of scholarly outputs and professional activities who, at the same time, is able to demonstrate commitment to teaching excellence and innovation as well as appropriate experience of teaching in the HE sector for this level. 

The successful candidate will hold:

  • PhD or Professional doctorate in Social Work or related field or working towards completion, or significant senior Social Work practice experience.
  • Higher Degree in Social Work.
  • PG Cert (HE) (or equivalent including HEA qualifications) or willingness to work towards one.
  • Full and current registration with the Social Work England (SWE) 

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Charlotte Jeavons (Head of School); email: 

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on 

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

Academic Career Pathways

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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