Free open Job in North, South & Central America Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in Social Work at University of the West Indies

Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate must possess a PhD and MA/MSW/MSc in Social Work. 

Candidates should also possess:

  • Considerable teaching experience at the tertiary level
  • Evidence of having studied Social Policy
  • Demonstrable experience in social work education, practice and management at an international level
  • A track record of research and publication
  • Working experience in policy formulation and/or analysis
  • Interest in and demonstration of experience in social work education and/or practice at an international level
  • Experience in advance teaching methods

Special Responsibilities 

  • Teaching within the undergraduate and graduate Social Work programmes in the following areas: Social Policy Analysis; Monitoring and Evaluation; History and Theory of Social Policy; Organization and Management of Social Policy; Social Development Policy; Social Development Planning
  • Assisting in supervision of graduate projects and theses in Social Work and mediation
  • Field supervision of undergraduate and graduate students
  • Other duties, as assigned 

Personal Attributes 

The Department places high priority on individuals of integrity who can work well in a team and student friendly environment. Candidates should also possess good communication and interpersonal skills. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates must also:

  • Be able to work in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Be willing to develop a research agenda
  • Have demonstrable mediation skills
  • Have an interest in the development of Social Work Policy in the Caribbean 

Detailed application and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, c/o HR Division (Appointments Section), Main Administration Building, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. via e-mail: HRApplications@sta.uwi.edu. Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. Application forms may be obtained at http://www.sta.uwi.edu in the Faculty & Staff, Staff Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package may also be obtained at the above address. In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the University. Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.  

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 2019 March 17

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