Associate Professor/Professor of Social Work

Closing Date
Sunday, 22nd October 2017
Job Type
Research & Teaching
Sociology & Social Policy
Salary from £50618 per annum, depending on level (see advert for full details)

Associate Professor of Social Work: £50,618 - £60,410 per annum

Professor of Social Work: Salary will be within the Professorial range, minimum £60,410 per annum

Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor or Professor of Social Work in the School of Sociology and Social Policy. We will consider an appointment at either Associate or full Professor, depending on relevant knowledge, skills and experience. The successful candidate will provide research and teaching leadership within the School’s Centre for Social Work and more generally across the School.  The School offers professionally accredited undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes and is an active member of a local Teaching Partnership.  The post holder will have extensive experience of leading and developing teaching programmes in social work. 

Candidates should have an established and widely recognised reputation for excellence in the field along with an outstanding track record of research in social work with children and families and expertise to enable the development of new knowledge, innovation and understanding in the field.

The University of Nottingham is a global university with an excellent record for its teaching and research in social work.

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent in social work. This post will be offered on a full-time, permanent basis.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Ian Shaw, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.