Lecturer (Assistant Professor)/Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Social Work

University of Bath - Social & Policy Sciences

The Department of Social and Policy Sciences invites applications for a post at the level of Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) or Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in social work at the University of Bath. The Department is a world class centre for research and teaching excellence, committed to interdisciplinary, impactful and progressive research.

We are looking to recruit an academic who will make a significant contribution to research and teaching capacity in social work at Bath. The successful candidate will have a developing track record of independent and impactful research of international standing, and be expected to publish in top rated international journals, sustain a leading research programme, and be active in submitting applications for external funding. The candidate must also have a strong interest in pursuing excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and in supervising graduate students. All applications must show how they meet the essential criteria outlined in the relevant job description.

We welcome applicants with a doctorate in any subfield of social work and are particularly keen to strengthen the department’s interests in adult care, including end of life care; mental health; child protection and care; international social work; social work and welfare.

Please make clear whether you are applying for the Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) or Lecturer (Assistant Professor) position.

The department has an inclusive interdisciplinary vision and applicants are encouraged to visit our website http://www.bath.ac.uk/sps to find out more about the Department’s research and teaching, and its three research centres: the Centre for Analysis of Social Policy, the Centre for Death and Society, the Centre for Development Studies.

The University of Bath is based in an attractive, single-site campus that facilitates multi-disciplinary research. It is located on the edge of the World Heritage City of Bath and offers the lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful areas in the country.

Proposed start date: 1 May 2018.

Informal enquiries about the post can be made to the Head of Department, Dr Joe Devine by email J.Devine@bath.ac.uk or by telephone on +44(0)1225 383539; or to the Head of the Social Work Group, Dr Jeremy Dixon at J.Dixon2@bath.ac.uk or on +44(0)1225 384290.

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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