Lecturer in Social Work
Queen's University Belfast - School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
United Kingdom

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the prestigious Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities in the UK and Ireland, combining excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos, for our 24,000 students and 4,200 staff, funded through an annual turnover of some £300m. As a driver of innovation and talent, based on excellence and global strategic partnerships, we offer generous employment terms and underpinned by excellent lifestyle benefits including opportunities for family friendly working and support for wellbeing.

Our five core values - Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence - are shared by our staff and students, representing the expectations we have for ourselves and each other, guiding our day-to-day decisions and the way we behave as individuals in an international organisation.

The School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Social Work. This post is available immediately to undertake research in the field of social work and in line with the School’s research strategy. The Lecturer in Social Work will teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and will contribute to the School’s administration and outreach.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Primary or higher degree in a social science subject
  • A PhD or equivalent awarded or due for completion and to be awarded within two years of taking up post
  • A professional qualification in Social Work
  • Eligibility for and willingness to seek required registration as a social worker with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council
  • Proven post qualifying experience following successful completion of Assessed Year in Employment or equivalent (which would be three years post qualifying experience)
  • Evidence of an ability to publish, at a rate appropriate to subject and stage of academic career, a range of outputs that are recognised as internationally excellent in terms of quality with respect to their originality, significance and rigour
  • Research interests that are sustainable and which complement the research strategy of the School
  • Potential to earn external research income
  • Experience of lecturing and tutoring at University level or equivalent
  • Experience in social work education and training
  • Evidence of appropriate administrative experience, commensurate with stage of career
  • Ability to contribute to broader management and administrative processes
  • Ability to manage resources and understanding of management processes

Further information about the School can be found at https://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/ssesw/

Salary scale: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum

Closing date: Monday 7 October 2019

Anticipated interview dates: 19 and 20 November 2019

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email resourcing@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability. 

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