Lecturer (Teaching) in Social Work (JB8364)

University of Bath

United Kingdom

June 24, 2021


Job title Lecturer (Teaching) in Social Work

Department Social & Policy Sciences

Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322

Grade Grade 7

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2311

Additional Information Likely to be sponsorable on tradeable points

Placed on Thursday 10 June 2021

Closing date Thursday 24 June 2021

Interview date Wednesday 14 July 2021

Reference JB8364


The Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath seeks to recruit a Lecturer in Social Work who will be responsible for delivering high-quality teaching as well as supporting our students and allied administrative tasks. This is an opportunity to join a highly successful and ambitious education team in a University, which is globally renowned for the quality of its learning and teaching.

The successful candidate will play a full part in the Department and take on varied education-focussed roles including the planning, delivery and assessment of units; academic tutoring; and widening participation activities as well as administrative roles as appropriate. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates with a qualification in social work and experience of teaching undergraduate programmes in social work. Specific teaching and administrative responsibilities will be discussed during interview.

This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years.

We are looking for passionate and committed university level teachers who meet the essential criteria outlined in the job description. Candidates are encouraged to visit the department's website https: // www. bath.ac.uk/departments/department-of-social-policy-sciences/ to find out more about our teaching portfolio.

For any informal queries please contact Rachel Forrester-Jones, Head of Social and Policy Sciences, at rfj23@bath.ac.uk. Please be sure to make all applications via the University of Bath site.

The Department of Social and Policy Sciences is an internationally renowned Department, and one of the leading centres for social sciences in the UK. We have an excellent reputation for delivering cutting edge research and innovative teaching that has genuine impact in the world. The Department offers programmes in social work, sociology, social policy, criminology, and international development (https:// www. bath.ac.uk/soc-pol/).

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work.

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University.
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development
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    We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated , respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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    The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we're also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.