Lecturer (Academic) in Social Science & Social Work

Opening Date:
8 Apr 2021
Closing Date:
13 Jun 2021
Salary Range:

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

The Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (HSS) is central to this vision, working closely with practice partners to prepare and develop health care and social work professionals to provide high quality care. This role is based in the Department of Social Science & Social Work and offers the opportunity to work collaboratively within BU and with external partners in developing an excellent student experience.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

You must be registered with the Social Work England and have relevant and recent practice and relevant teaching experience.

You will facilitate learning mainly across the Continuing Professional Development programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels but there may be some opportunity to engage in the qualifying social work programmes and to engage with colleagues across the Faculty and University to take forward the research, professional practice and education agenda.

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Sam Porter (Head of Department for Social Sciences and Social Work) on 01202 964107 or via email on porters@bournemouth.ac.uk

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment. We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.