Lecturer or Clinical Educator in Online Social Work Program

Gold Coast, South East Queensland, Australia
$62,552 - $106,115 per annum
06 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time


Griffith Health is one of the largest and most diverse single academic Health faculties in the Australian University sector. The Health Group consists of eight schools (Allied Health Sciences, Applied Psychology, Dentistry and Oral Health, Human Services and Social Work, Medicine, Medical Science, Nursing and Midwifery, and Pharmacy) and provides an extensive array of high quality and innovative education programs ranging from the enabling biomedical and social health sciences to professional and clinical disciplines. Currently over 10,000 students and more than 700 staff work within the Health Group, as well as a network clinical training sites and practitioners who collaborate in our research and teaching.

Further information about Griffith Health and its constituent schools, research and research programs, clinics and dedicated staff can be found on the Griffith Health website at http://www.griffith.edu.au/health

The School offers a range of educational programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the Logan and Gold Coast campuses and with online programs for both the Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work degrees. The School has a strong research focus with academic staff from diverse disciplinary backgrounds.

This is a continuing, full-time position primarily based at the God Coast campus, however the successful applicant may also be required to work on other campuses of the University.

The role:

This position is integral for the continued development of the online Master of Social Work program. The position will contribute to the administration and promotion of the School and its social work programs. Teaching will be in specified courses within the School, at the direction of Head of School.

The successful candidate will be required to place students undertaking the online Master of Social Work and to assist with the placement of international students and supervision of students in the Griffith Social Work Clinic while contributing to scholarship and community service.

The person:

The successful applicant will have tertiary qualifications in Social Work, preferably with a higher degree. The applicant will also have experience in field education and supervision. The appointee will work with the School's Social Work Field Education program and industry partners to achieve excellence in social work.

Salary range:

Associate Lecturer, Level A: $62,552 - $84,887 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $73,186 - $99,318 per annum.

Lecturer, Level B: $89,357- $106,115 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $104,548 - $124,154 per annum.

Applications close at 5pm on the closing date. All applications must be submitted online.

Further information:

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

For further information about this role, please contact Associate Professor Lynne Briggs, Head, School of Human Services and Social Work on +61 (0) 7 5552 7466 or l.briggs@griffith.edu.au

For application queries, please contact Ms Priscilla Pratap, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 4062.

Closing date: Friday, 28 April 2017 at 5 pm AEST.