Lecturer in Social Work

Shepparton, Greater Shepparton, Australia
$87,891 - $104,366
25 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is among the top 50 universities in the world under the age of 50 (Times Higher Education Rankings 2016), one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change to benefit the communities we serve.

The College of Science, Health and Engineering comprises 9 Schools and 16 Departments across La Trobe's multi-campus operations. The College offers a range of general and specialist undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are rigorous and attuned to meeting the needs of students in ensuring their readiness to work in changing environments.

About the role

Working within the La Trobe Rural Health School, which is the largest rural health school in Australia, this role will be based in Shepparton and will contribute to the discipline at the national level. You will develop curriculum, teach and undertake research or other scholarly work relevant to the development of the discipline or professional field.

Skills and Experience

  • A PhD in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Strong record of research publications, with evidence of quality and impact, relative to opportunity.
  • Experience in the preparation of research proposals submitted to external funding bodies relative to opportunity.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching as well as the ability to mentor and supervise students.
  • Experience in coordination and implementation of new intiatives particularly in rural communities.

Please refer to the Position Description for other skills and experience required for this role.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 11 December 2016 by 11.00pm AEDT.

Position Enquiries: Fiona Gardner, Discipline Lead (Social Work and Social Policy), +61 (03) 9479 7875 or .

Position Description below:

Download File PD - Level B - Lecturer - Social Work - Shepparton.docx

Please address the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description and attach these with your application.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 03 9479 1241 or

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.