Lecturer in Social Work

Gold Coast, Australia
18 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

Griffith University is one of Australia's largest universities and is known for its emphasis on innovation and interdisciplinary. Griffith Health, with nine schools, significant health-related research programs, almost 5,000 full-time equivalent students and around 400 staff, is one of the largest academic health groups in the Australian university sector.

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.

The opportunity

This position is integral to the continued delivery of the Schools programs .The Lecturer may teach undergraduate and postgraduate 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.

This is a continuing, full time position primarily based at the Gold Coast campus, however the successful applicant will also be required to work at the Logan and Nathan campuses.

About you

The successful applicant will have tertiary qualifications in Social Work and preferably a PhD. The applicant will also have experience in course development and teaching both on campus and online. Expertise in a relevant area of research and/or pedagogical development is highly desirable. 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: $92,511 - $109,860 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $108,238 - $128,536 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description.
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

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.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that ranks among the top 3% worldwide and spans across five campuses in South East Queensland.

At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Patrick O'Leary, Head, School of Human Services and Social Work on + 61 (0) 7 3382 1547 or via email at: p.oleary@griffith.edu.au

For application queries, please contact Ms. Rishika Qazi, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7999 or via email at: r.qazi@griffith.edu.au

Closing date: Monday, 16 July 2018 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers

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