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School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol
Lecturer in Social Work (adult social care and/or adult mental health)
The School for Policy Studies is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Social Work to expand and complement our current excellent teaching and research in adult social care and/or adult mental health (inclusive of ageing and social gerontology). The School has an exceptional reputation for teaching, research and public engagement and the appointee will join an ambitious and collegial School that pushes forward intellectual debates and real-world solutions to a range of policy and social dilemmas within an interdisciplinary environment. We would welcome applicants who are developing a research profile in ageing studies and gerontological social work.
Location: Bristol, UK
Salary: Grade: J Salary: £38,587 - £43,434 per annum or Grade: K Salary: £44,706 - £50,296 per annum
Deadline: 31 October 2021
The post holder will be engaged in research, scholarship teaching and administration. Teaching will be primarily within the MSc Social Work programme as well as contributing to other programmes across the School at undergraduate and postgraduate level. They will supervise dissertation students, act as a personal tutor and co-supervise research students. They will be expected to take on an administrative role appropriate to the level of appointment. They will be expected to publish high quality outputs, gain grants, and engage in impact activity or public engagement.

You should apply if you have: expertise in social work; an ability to teach across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; demonstrable experience of delivering high quality lectures and seminars in a university context; the ability to carry out academic administrative duties effectively; excellent written and oral communication skills; a research profile that extends and enhances our current research; the ability to produce high quality publications; and the ability to gain external research funding.
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