Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work

University of West London - School of Human and Social Sciences

Salary: £39,092 to £44,755 per annum (Lecturer)/£45,965 to £52,143 per annum (Senior Lecturer).

The University of West London is a leading modern university specialising in the education and development of exceptional creative, business, and service professionals. The Education and Society field is an exciting new development within the School of Human and Social Sciences.

We are currently seeking to appoint an exceptional Senior Lecturer in Social Work to join our committed academic team in providing a high quality student experience on all our courses. We are keen to speak with candidates who have the drive and commitment to enhance the academic profile of the school in terms of teaching and research excellence.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to teaching at all levels and to provide support to students in both theoretical and practical areas of Social Work and related courses. The candidate will contribute to the research output of the school, both in individual and team research projects. The candidate will also contribute to initiatives aimed at bringing third stream income into the school.

This is an exciting opportunity for suitably a qualified academic who is a registered social worker who has or is currently working towards a PhD in a social work-related field. Relevant, proven teaching is an essential aspect of this post and module leader experience would be an advantage. Candidates must have knowledge of current developments in social work and an up to date research portfolio. Experience of generating third stream income and developing external funding would also be an advantage.

If you think you have the ambition and creativity to develop our new field of study we look forward to receiving your application.

For further information and to discuss the opportunity in detail please contact Professor Marcia Worrell, School of Human and Social Sciences (email: marcia.worrell@uwl.ac.uk or telephone: 0208 209 4036).

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

Closing date for receipt of applications to the above post is 25 March 2018.

Interviews are scheduled to take place during week commencing 09 April 2018.

An Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment).

For further details and to apply online please visit jobs.uwl.ac.uk.

CVs without an online application will not be accepted.

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