Lecturer in Social Work - Department of Social Work and Criminology

Location
South Africa
Posted
Nov 24, 2017
Closes
Feb 26, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK AND CRIMINOLOGY

LECTURER IN SOCIAL WORK

In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy.

The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Teach at undergraduate level;
  • Supervise master’s students;
  • Conduct research at a nationally competitive level;
  • Organise undergraduate modules as required;
  • Carry out academic administration and other duties, as determined by the Head of Department;
  • Participate in the Department’s strategic initiatives related to teaching, research and community engagement.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A doctoral degree in Social Work;
  • Appropriate teaching experience in the applicable field of expertise;
  • Experience in the supervision of master’s students;
  • Research outputs appropriate to the post level and/or applicable professional experience;
  • A proven research and publication record of accomplishment in the specialised field;
  • Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • Applied knowledge of developmental social welfare and social work in social work education, practice and social policy;
  • Applied knowledge of social work theories and general social work practice in promoting social justice and human rights;
  • Specialised knowledge and skills in social policy, community work and -development, and/or child and family care, including evidence of experience in integrating macro-, meso- and micro-level interventions;
  • Appropriate language and communication skills;
  • Appropriate computer skills;
  • Appropriate professional experience.

 

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • Research networks at an international level.

 

The total remuneration package for this position ranges from approximately R 437 905 to R 579 726 as determined by UP policy guidelines. (These amounts include the University’s contributions to standard UP benefits, namely provident fund, group life and funeral cover, but exclude contributions to medical aid, as the latter varies per employee.) UP subscribes to the BESTMED medical aid scheme and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

 

Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za, and follow the link: Careers@UP.

 

CLOSING DATE: 

7 December 2017

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

 

ENQUIRIES:  

Prof A Lombard, Tel: (012) 420 2325

 

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­28 February 2018, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

 

The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.

In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply.

The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.

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