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Professor/Associate Professor in Social Work - Professorial

University of Birmingham - School of Social Policy

Location: Birmingham
Salary: Competitive for an outstanding candidate
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 2nd December 2021
Closes: 25th January 2022
Job Ref: 97868

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Professor/Associate Professor in Social Work and Head of Department

(Teaching and Research; Teaching Focused; Enterprise, Engagement and Impact)

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School of Social Policy

College of Social Sciences

Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK

Grade/band: Professorial / 9

Salary: Professor: Competitive for an outstanding candidate

Associate Professor: 

Full time starting salary is normally in the range salary from £51,799 - £60,022 a year with potential progression (to £78,265 a year).

Presentation/Interview Dates: 1st March 2022

The School of Social Policy is a diverse community of scholars whose work coalesces around its mission to understand the world and also to change it. We pursue this mission via our teaching, research and engagement and impact activities. We deliver a suite of undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education programmes across our three departments – Health Services Management Centre, Social Work and Social Care and Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology – to a diverse student population. We undertake research to make a difference, collaborating with our research partners from private, public and third sectors. We are recognised as a leading centre of expertise in Social Policy ranking in the top 50 QS World University rankings and third in the UK’s Complete University Guide.

To strengthen further our research and teaching portfolio, the Department of Social Work and Social Care is seeking to appoint a Professor/Associate Professor in Social Work with a strong leadership profile in Higher Education to be Head of Department for five years in the first instance. We are seeking an individual with a strong academic profile which stems from their expertise in teaching, research and/or impact and engagement to play a leading role in the development and delivery of the Department’s teaching and research. We welcome applications from individuals with expertise in any area of social work.

We welcome applications from those with a PhD or equivalent body of work. A qualified social worker status. Applicants may also have an international research profile demonstrated by high quality publications and grant capture and/or a sustained record of high-profile enterprise, engagement and impact activities as well as successful supervision of postgraduate researchers.

The School is strongly committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and is particularly seeking applications from underrepresented groups. Applications will be assessed against the stated criteria and on merit.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Anthea Hucklesby, Head of School, A.Hucklesby@bham.ac.uk

To download a full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please apply via the button below or visit https://bham.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=101430233  Please quote job reference 97868  in all enquiries.

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