Associate Professor / Professor (CHAIR OF SOCIAL WORK)
Wits University
4d ago

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The Social Work Department is committed to quality professional training of social work practitioners and researchers. We are advertising a Chair of Social Work position in the Department.

Applications are invited from candidates meeting the following :

Qualifications and Requirements :

  • A PhD in Social Work
  • Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP)
  • An independent international research profile with publications in accredited journals and international acknowledgement for his / her contribution to the social work profession
  • An evidenced track record of acquiring funding for research
  • Provision of intellectual leadership, vision and managerial expertise to the dynamic department focused on quality training of social work practitioners and researchers
  • An interest and experience in the use and advanced teaching of research methodology and analysis at postgraduate levels
  • Experience in postgraduate research supervision
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in the context of social development
  • Responsibilities :

  • Lecturing at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Research supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Demonstrate being a research active staff member of the University
  • Participation in advanced administration at different levels in the University
  • Guidance and mentoring of staff members in the department and School
  • Securing funding for research projects in the department and School
  • Remuneration : In accordance with qualifications, experience and level of appointment in relation to the university pay scale.

    Commencement date : The successful candidate will be required to commence as soon as possible but no later than 1 July 2018 .

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