Senior Lecturer (CH11522)

University of Bath
April 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:£56,021
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Job title Senior Lecturer

Department Social & Policy Sciences

Salary Starting from £56,021, rising to £64,914

Grade Grade 9

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2311

Placed on Monday 25 March 2024

Closing date Sunday 21 April 2024

Interview date Wednesday 08 May 2024

Reference CH11522


The University of Bath is an international centre for research and teaching excellence committed to achieving global impact. We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in social work, able to make a significant contribution to research and teaching in social work at Bath.

About the role

You will be expected to provide evidence of a track record in undertaking research of international significance, high quality publications, attracting research grant income, developing impact-focussed research, and delivering innovative and high-quality teaching. All applications must show how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the job description.

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.

This role is offered on a full time (36.5 hours per week) permanent basis.

Informal enquiries about the post can be made to the Head of Department, Professor Monica Greco by email [email protected]; or to Professor Louise Brown by email [email protected]

About the Department

The Department of Social and Policy Sciences is an ambitious and collegiate, interdisciplinary community of researchers, teachers, and students. We have a vibrant group of social work academics who are research active and offer one of the country's most successful teaching programmes in social work.

Our academic staff represent a range of disciplinary backgrounds including social and public policy, sociology, social work, international development, and criminology. We are committed to interdisciplinary and impactful research and to supporting excellence in both research and teaching. We offer taught programmes in social work, sociology, social policy, criminology and international development. Department of Social & Policy Sciences (

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

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
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  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • 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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