Lecturer (CH11744)

University of Bath
June 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Job title Lecturer

Department Social & Policy Sciences

Salary Starting from £45,585, rising to £54,395

Grade Grade 8

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Tuesday 28 May 2024

Closing date Sunday 16 June 2024

Interview date Tuesday 09 July 2024

Reference CH11744

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The University of Bath is an international centre for research and teaching excellence, committed to achieving global reach.

We are seeking a Lecturer in Social Work to join the Department of Social and Policy Sciences (DSPS). DSPS is committed to being interdisciplinary, progressive, and impactful in both research and teaching.

Its academic staff come from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds including economics, sociology, politics, anthropology, geography, development studies, social and public policy, social work, and criminology. The Dept is home to the Centre for Development Studies, which will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2025.

About the role

You will be expected to conduct original, rigorous, research in Social Work, and help build our already strong community of doctoral and post-doctoral researchers. Core teaching will contribute to BSc Social Work and Applied Social Studies and MRes Social Work.

The position on offer is full time (36.5 hours per week) and on a permanent basis.

About you

You will already have some teaching experience. We will consider specialisms in any sub-field of social work but are particularly keen to strengthen the department's interests in mental health The department has an inclusive interdisciplinary vision and applicants are encouraged to look at our website to see our research expertise in social work, sociology, social policy, criminology and international development.

You will have a degree in social work (or equivalent) and be registered with Social Work England or be eligible and willing to register.

Initial questions can be directed to Prof Monica Greco, Head of Department [email protected] or Prof Louise Brown [email protected] or Dr Oliver Walton [email protected]

About the Department

To find out more visit our website https:// www. bath.ac.uk/sps. In addition to the Centre for Development Studies DPSP is home to the Centre for Analysis of Social Policy, and the Centre for Death and Society. It also has strong relations with the Institute for Policy Research.

What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. We are committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for our students, staff, and community by reinforcing our Safer Recruitment commitment.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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