Lecturer in Social Work (0.5FTE)

Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Location: Glasgow
  • £42,036 to £48,677 per annum, 7
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: GCU00609


Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant multi-cultural modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 150 modern Universities in the world (THE, 2017). Our welcoming community of 20,000 students from more than 100 countries enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York. Our University mission, commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence is integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.

The Department of Social Work is a vibrant, ambitious and growing academic unit. We have an outstanding national reputation for social work teaching. We deliver a range of qualifying, post-qualifying and postgraduate level programmes in social work and have a thriving postgraduate research community.

Lecturers in social work are expected to inspire learning and contribute to the enhancement of the student experience. The role holder will contribute to the delivery of learning, teaching and assessment across the social work programmes. The role holder will also be expected to engage in research and/or scholarly activity and to help develop the profile of the Department in the UK and internationally.

We are seeking to appoint a part-time (0.5FTE) Lecturer in Social Work. We are particularly interested in applicants who have a background in adult social work or expertise in working with refugees and asylum seekers. Applicants will be social work qualified and eligible for registration with the SSSC. We would expect applicants to be qualified to doctoral level or be near the completion stage of a PhD. An emerging track record of academic publication is expected.

Experience of teaching in higher education contexts is highly desirable. Applicants will be required to demonstrate that they have the skills and qualities required to deliver an excellent teaching and learning experience to our students. It is expected that the successful candidate will be flexible with the ability to work independently and to use their own initiative, while also contributing to the various programme, research and scholarly activity teams they will be part of. This is an exciting time to join the School and the University which has a vibrant research culture and a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning.

Further details on this post are available by contacting Dr Sharon Jackson, Head of Department at Sharon.Jackson@gcu.ac.uk or on 0141 331 3953.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality and diversity, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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