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
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 .