Lecturer

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 16 Jun 2024

Job no:517526
Work type:full time
Location:Crawley
Categories:Health and Medical Sciences


Lecturer (Social Work and Social Policy)

School of Allied Health

  • Collaborative and creative team in a growth environment
  • Full-time appointment on a tenurable basis
  • Level B, Base salary range: $108,509 – $128,404 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

The Discipline of Social Work and Social Policy is located in the School of Allied Health and offers a four-year Bachelor of Social Work (Honours), a two-year postgraduate Master of Social Work along with Higher Degree by Research options and Graduate Certificates in Child Protection, Social Policy and Mental Health. Key focus areas for the Discipline in teaching and research include the integration of Indigenous cultural knowledges across the courses and the embedding of Lived Experience across the Discipline.

About the opportunity

The appointee will be expected to undertake research and actively strive to obtain research funding, individually or in collaboration, as well as supervising research students and contribute to the academic environment of the School.

About you 

  • A PhD qualification in an academic field relevant to the discipline or working towards one is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver innovative teaching approaches, assessment, and materials for units in Social Work in a University environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to administer and coordinate academic units in teaching and learning. Commitment to inclusive and flexible teaching methods, such as case enhanced learning and e-learning.
  • Demonstrated track record in applying for and obtaining research grants and undertaking research.
  • Demonstrated achievement and experience to write and publish in high quality journal articles and other publications relative to opportunity

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:   POSITION DESCRIPTION [Lecturer (Social Work and Social Policy)].pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Sunday, 16 June 2024. 

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Stephan Lund at [email protected]

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details : Please apply online via the Apply Now button

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at [email protected] with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.


Advertised:30 May 2024 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:16 Jun 2024 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time



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