Associate Professor/Head of Department- Social Work

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2017
Closing Date:
10 Mar 2017
Salary Range:

The Associate Professor/Head of Department for Social Work is a key appointment within the School of Education and Social Work with responsibility for strategic developments and academic leadership of the planning, design and delivery of undergraduate and post qualification education for Social Workers. The role will also be responsible for developing research activities and expanding the School’s income generating activity through close partnership with our practice partners.

Applicants should have a higher professional qualification or be studying towards, plus a post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline and hold a professional Social Work registration with the HCPC. You will also have experience in post qualification education and CPD activities plus a developing track record of research/scholarly activity with recognition at a national level. Proven academic leadership either in Higher Education or practice, excellent interpersonal, team-building and communication skills are essential alongside a clear understanding of the direction of travel required for the development of undergraduate and post qualification Social Work education.

For further information contact Professor Kevin Mattinson, Head of School, School of Education and Social Work. Tel: 0121 331 7337 or email: kevin.mattinson@bcu.ac.uk

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