Associate Lecturer, Field Education in Social Work


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Cairns, QLD 


Academic - Education focused, Anthropology, Social Work


67,010 - 89,541 per year

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Full Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

A teaching specialist role you will undertake lectures and tutorials in our social work programs with a focus on developing work placements for our students
  • Full time; fixed term to 22 March 2024
  • Support inclusive and engaging student-centred learning environments
  • Enjoy tropical lifestyle whilst still achieving your career goals.
We offer an exciting opportunity for an Associate Lecturer, Field Education in Social Work ($67,010 - $89,541) to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU).   A full time; fixed term appointment, this position is based at the JCU Nguma-bada Campus in tropical Cairns
What can you accomplish in the Role
With a recent increase in international student numbers, this teaching specialist position undertakes lectures and tutorials in field education subjects, within our social work programs.   You will champion work placement opportunities for our students through innovative strategies, supervisor and student support and developing a network of key stakeholders.
What will you bring to the Role
As someone with experience at a tertiary level in social work and/or human services, you will demonstrate the ability to teach and embrace antiracist and cross-cultural ways of working and contribute to the ongoing embedding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander worldviews and perspectives into the social work curricula. 

Consistently voted in the top 250 of universities worldwide, JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities.  JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.
We support our people through the provision of:
  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • attractive options for salary packaging
How to Apply
Visit the Careers at JCU website - vacancy reference 17378



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