Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Āhua ā iwi/Social and Community Work

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: Permanent

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Āhua ā iwi/Social and Community Work-2400446



Ko wai mātou/Who we are

Social and Community Work is a programme within the School of Social Sciences, Division of Humanities. The programme offers the BSW and the MSCW (applied), which are applied programmes leading to registration with the Social Workers Registration Board. The programme also offers an MSW as a post-professional qualification, as well as the more traditional MA and Phd. The Social and Community work programme currently has 8 full and part-time academic staff and 2 support staff, and 74 students across all its programmes.

Te mahi/The role

We are seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Social and Community Work. In this role you will contribute to teaching and curriculum development at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the following key areas of the social work curriculum:
•    Community development
•    Organisational theory

In addition to these key domains, interests in the following areas would also be desirable:
•    Health and mental health
•    Disability
•    Supervision

You will carry out a programme of independent research related to social work and supervise postgraduate student research.

The position provides the opportunity to work within a strong and forward-looking department dedicated to excellence in social work education and practice.

Kā pūkeka me kā wheako/Your skills and experience

The successful candidate must either be registered with the Social Workers Registration Board of New Zealand or be able to be registered. It is expected that you will have completed or be close to completing a PhD.

Pūroko/Further details

In addition to research and teaching excellence, the University is committed through its Strategic Direction to local national, and international betterment; strong external engagement; sustainable capability; providing outstanding and unique student experiences. 

The Dunedin campus has been ranked as one of the top 15 most beautiful in the world. The city has affordable living, excellent schools, and a great array of activities, ranging from Art and Literature to outdoor activities.

This is a unique opportunity for an energetic, creative and committed individual to make a significant impression and contribution in their chosen discipline while being well supported by a collegial and dynamic Department and University.

This is a full-time (1.0FTE), permanent position.

The salary range for a Lecturer is $90,902 to $107,300 per annum and the salary for a Senior Lecturer is $112,482 to $128,305 per annum.

Specific enquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Shayne Walker, or Associate Professor Emily Keddell, Co-Heads of Programme, Social and Community Work via the contact details below.


To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 2400446 will close on Sunday, 7 April 2024.

Additional Information

Contact: Emily Keddell    Tel: 64 3 479 5271

Contact: Shayne Walker     Tel: 64 3 479 5271

Position details: Job Description

Further Information: Department Website

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location
Employment Status
Salary Level and Range
 Lecturer / Research Fellow ($90,902 to $107,300) or Senior Lecturer / Senior Research Fellow ($112,482 to $128,305)
 Social and Community Work
Job Function
 Research and Teaching

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