Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Brisbane, Australia
26 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The School

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work is a leader in the study of nursing, midwifery, social work and human services, demonstrating excellence through innovative, creative, and dynamic teaching and research, in a vibrant, interdisciplinary, and engaging environment. The School is committed to conducting academic, research and community partnership programs that are recognised for their excellence in contributing to health and well-being in the community.

The role

This teaching focussed position will contribute principally to teaching and to the scholarship of teaching within the Bachelor of Social Work (honours) and Masters of Social Work Studies. Postgraduate supervision and further development of the School’s social work programs will be expected, as well as undertaking administrative activities associated with the School/Faculty/University.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of social work and be eligible for membership with the AASW. Expertise in one or more of the following areas would be highly regarded: human development, field education, research for social work practice, working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Candidates should have a demonstrated enthusiasm for engaging in high quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and evidence of contribution to the scholarship of teaching commensurate with the position level.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at: atsi_recruitment@uq.edu.au  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment for three years at Academic level B or C.

The remuneration for Academic Level B will be in the range $92,142 - $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.). 

The remuneration for Academic Level C will be in the range $112,874 - $130,150 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be $132,063 - $152,276 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 501196_New_Lecturer Snr Lecturer.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Prof Helen McCutcheon on +61 7 3365 2507 or h.mccutcheon@uq.edu.au.

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