Associate Professor in Social Work

Darwin, Australia
04 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • College of Health and Human Sciences
  • Continuing full time appointment
  • Academic Level D Salary $139,574 to $152,688
  • Plus 17% superannuation and 6 weeks annual leave
  • Casuarina Campus

Apply your experience in Social Work and community studies to build the teaching and research profile of the College of Health and Health Sciences.

Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) existing research portfolio is impressive for a small, youthful university. Ranked in the top 2% of world universities, CDU is currently placed 31st in the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years of age.

The College of Health and Human Sciences drives the twin goals of teaching and research and offers a broad range of innovative programs that prepare students for a diverse range of career paths through study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The College is responsible for teaching and research in the fields of social and health sciences and practice such as social work, psychology, pharmacology, medical laboratory science, clinical and biomedical science, and exercise and sports science.

The College offers a range of undergraduate, Honours and postgraduate programs that cater to the beginner student, students in pursuit of a health professional or research careers and students in pursuit of lifelong learning. The College has forged strong partnerships with the Menzies School of Health Research and Flinders University’s Northern Territory Medical Program.

As the Associate Professor in Social Work, you have oversight of the Bachelor of Social Work, including professional and University accreditation, program development, industry and community liaison, post graduate supervision and strategic development. Your responsibilities include the development and delivery of a portfolio of face to face and online course components as part of the Bachelor of Social Work program.

To be successful you require a relevant doctoral qualification, with significant practice experience, and experience in teaching in a professionally accredited social work program. A recognised research track record and expertise in at least one area relevant to the social work are essential. In addition to these responsibilities, the appointee will be expected to take on a significant leadership and administrative role in the College.

To view details of the role please click on the following link: Position Profile

For more information please contact Tia Salam Executive Assistant to the Dean, College of Health and Human Sciences on 08 8946 6471 or email

Closing Date: Monday 23 July 2018