Lecturer in Social Work

Logan, South East Queensland, Australia
$89,357- $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 Griffith University School of Human Services and Social Work offers a range of educational programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the Logan and Gold Coast campuses, with an external Masters of Social Work through Open Universities Australia. 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 Logan campus; however the successful applicant will be required to travel to other campuses of the University.

The role:

This position is integral to the continued delivery of the Schools programs .The Lecturer may teach undergraduate, post graduate courses both on campus and conduct online teaching as required and contribute to scholarship in learning and teaching. The position will contribute to the administration and promotion of the School and its programs. The post has a particular strategic purpose for the School's engagement with online education.

While located primarily at the Logan campus, the role will require you to travel to other university campuses.

The person:

The successful applicant will have tertiary qualifications in Social Work and a PhD. The applicant will also have experience in course development and teaching both on campus and online. The appointee will work with the School's Social Work industry partners to achieve excellence in social work and human service.

Salary range:

Lecturer, Level B: $89,357- $106,115 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $04,548 - $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.