Lecturer in Social Work

Shepparton, Australia
10 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
  • Part-time (50%), Continuing position
  • Located at the Shepparton Campus
  • $92,248 - $109,258 (FTE) - per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. 

Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The La Trobe Rural Health School (LRHS) is the largest rural health school in Australia and is based at all four regional campuses of the University: Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton and Albury-Wodonga. The School has a wide range of health courses including dentistry, nursing and midwifery, oral health, paramedicine, public health, physiotherapy, social work, speech pathology, exercise physiology, exercise science and occupational therapy.

About the position

A highly motivated academic is sought to join the Discipline of Social Work and Social Policy to contribute to the University’s desire to influence the way we enrich the experience of our students and engage with our partners and communities. The Level B academic will work in a collegial manner to contribute to the teaching effort of the institution via a blended learning model that is relevant and responsive to the needs of students, industry and the community. The Level B will contribute to a culture of research excellence aligning activity to the La Trobe Rural Health School research priority areas and more broadly the Universities regional research strategy.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have completed a PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised in the discipline and have evidence of high quality and/or high impact reseach publications. 

You will also have demonstrated competence in teaching and curriculum development, as well as demonstrated ability to supervise or co-supervise honours and postgraduate students.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this role.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 12 August 2018 by 11.00 pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Corina Modderman, +61 3 5820 8618 or c.modderman@latrobe.edu.au OR

Dr Byron Perrin, +61 3 5448 9118 or b.perrin@latrobe.edu.au

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY attaching your resume, address the Key Selection Criteria in the application form, and including any other supporting documentation relevant for  this position.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.