Lecturer (Academic) in Social Work (Part-time)

Bournemouth University

At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (HSS) is central to this vision, working closely with practice partners to prepare and develop health care and social work professionals to provide high quality care.  This role is based in the Department of Social Science & Social Work and offers the opportunity to work collaboratively within BU and with external partners in developing an excellent student experience.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment.  You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement. 

You must be registered with the Health Care Professions Council and have relevant and recent practice and relevant teaching experience.  

You will facilitate learning mainly across the qualifying social work programmes but there may be some opportunity to engage in the Continuing Professional Development programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to engage with colleagues across the Faculty and University to take forward the research, professional practice and education agenda.

This post is available part-time for 0.8FTE.

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Sam Porter (Head of Department for Social Sciences and Social Work) on 01202 964107 or via email on porters@bournemouth.ac.uk

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form.  Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961133 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference, HSS147.

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking.  We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

Closing date: (Midnight) Monday 7 May 2018

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