Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Randwick, Australia
14 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Social Sciences, UNSW Arts & Social Sciences 

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences is a national leader in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative and Performing Arts, and one of the most academically adventurous and socially engaged faculties of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

The School of Social Sciences is an exceptional community of scholars who are at the forefront of a wide range of social science and humanities disciplines, including Anthropology, Criminology, Development Studies, Social Research & Policy, Politics & International Relations, Social Work, and Sociology.

The School hosts the UNSW Chair in Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support, the Gender Violence Research Network, and collaborates with the Centre for Social Research in Health and the Social Policy Research Centre (located within Arts & Social Sciences) and the Centre for Crime, Law and Justice (hosted by Law). The School combines rigorous scholarship in the social science disciplines with effective engagement with key contemporary social issues, both locally and globally.

About the role

  • $125,160 -$143,593 per annum, plus 17% employer superannuation and leave loading
  • Continuing - Estimated start date of mid-2018
  • Full-time 

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Strong record in teaching excellence
  • Established track record in research
  • Capacity to contribute to administrative activities of the School

The successful applicant will contribute to the School's undergraduate and postgraduate Social Work programs which include the Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) and Master of Counselling Social Work. 

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.


Associate Professor Jan Breckenridge, Deputy Head of School of Social Sciences


T: (61 2) 9385 1863

Applications close: Sunday 18th March 2018