Lecturer in Social Work

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FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
POST NO. 1916
LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER IN SOCIAL WORK

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer with specialization in Social Development and Planning, Clinical Social Work or Social Work Administration.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

Candidates must have:
(i) at least a Masters’ Degree;
(ii) at least five years of teaching experience at a University;
(iii) a good and sustained record of research and publications;
(iv) evidence of service to the University, the Profession and the Community;
(v) evidence of effective academic leadership;
(vi) a relevant PhD will be preferred for a Senior Lecturer. Preference shall be given to candidates who have demonstrated knowledge of teaching and research in Social Work Methodologies and trends in social work
education and training. The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain a detailed list of publications; clearly specifying titles of publications, dates published, name of publisher, and name of co-authors if any. Publications should be categorized into: books, monographs, refereed and non-refereed journals, chapters in books, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be expected to teach and assess undergraduate and postgraduate students in Social Work and to maintain publications of research articles in accredited journals and/or books. The candidate will also
be expected to supervise undergraduate/postgraduate students, share in departmental and faculty tasks, administrative tasks and community engagement.

Remuneration:
The University offers salaries and other benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Employment type:
Permanent and pensionable/gratuitable for Local and Contract for Non-Locals.

Information Required from Candidates:
a) Application letters should state relevant qualifications and experience and provide other information that will assist the University to determine the candidate’s suitability for the position.
b) Applicants should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for;
c) Provide current CV’s (including telephone and e-mail) and certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts.
d) Provide names and contact details of three (3) professional referees
e) Certified copy of an Identity Document

The closing date for receiving full applications for the position is 16th April, 2021.

The applications should be emailed to [email protected]

DISCLAIMER: If you do not receive any response within three months after the closing date, you must consider your application unsuccessful.

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