Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Social Work

Melbourne, Australia
13 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time continuing position
  • $136,906 - $150,827 p.a + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

Located in the heart of Melbourne on RMIT's City Campus, the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies is one of RMIT's largest schools. The School's vision is to contribute to a just and sustainable world, and to deliver education, training and research in four areas of focus:

  • Criminology, legal and justice studies
  • Global studies, languages, translating and interpreting
  • Social work, youth work, community services and social policy
  • Sustainability and urban planning

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The position on offer can either be at the Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor Level.

The Senior Lecturer will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School and make a significant contribution to the delivery of programs. You will be actively involved in research, consulting and other professional activities as well as developing, engaging in and leading high quality research projects that are aligned with the University's research focus areas. The Senior Lecturer will have an important research leadership role in embedding their research expertise into the life of the School and will be required to develop high-quality, productivity-driven networks across RMIT and with local, national and global, internal and external partners.

The Associate Professor will provide leadership and foster excellence in the teaching and research efforts of the School, within the University, and with the community, professional, commercial and industrial sectors. You will be responsible for providing original, innovative and distinguished contributions to the School's programs and will make a significant contribution to teaching and learning in the discipline with the aim of improving learning outcomes for students. The Associate Professor will drive the planning and strategic direction of the School, taking on academic leadership roles involving participation in various committees within the School, College and University.

Skills & Experience Required

To be considered for these opportunities you must hold a PhD or equivalent in relevant field and be eligible for membership of AASW. For the specific requirements for each role please refer to key selection criteria in the relevant position description attached.

To Apply

For further information please contact Charlotte Williams, Deputy Dean, Social Work on +61 3 9925 0498 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 558546.

Applications close on Friday 3 November 2017.

Please indicate in the application which role you are applying to. Applicants are also requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the relevant Position Description.

This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

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