Professor of Social Work

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Perrett Laver


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Role Managed by:

Nataliya Mykhalchenko

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6237


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 14/11/2018

The University of Strathclyde is a socially progressive, leading international technological university that makes a positive difference to the lives of its students, to society and the world.

Established in 1796 as a place of ‘useful learning’, the University has a world-wide reputation for teaching and research excellence, and is one of only 9 universities in the UK – and 44 globally –  with a 5-star rating from QS World University Rankings, scoring highly across the areas of teaching, employability, research, internationalisation, facilities, innovation, inclusiveness, and specialist.

The School of Social Work and Social Policy wishes to appoint a dynamic Professor of Social Work to provide leadership and support to our vibrant group of Social Work academics. You will have a sustained track-record of personal research activity, including the generation of grant income and publications of the highest international quality. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with interests in our principal research areas of Children, Young People and Families; Health and Wellbeing; Citizenship and Communities; and Social and Criminal Justice.  The School of Social Work and Social Policy aspires to create an open and diverse culture, and we particularly welcome applications from women and from individuals who identify as members of an ethnic minority.

Applicants are required to complete an application form including the name of three referees who will be contacted before interview without further permission, unless you indicate you would prefer otherwise. Applicants should also submit a Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter detailing the knowledge, skills and experience you think make you the right candidate for the job as well as a Research Plan outlining your research strategy for the next 5 years. Applicants should also complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Informal enquiries regarding the post should be directed to Nataliya Mykhalchenko at or via 0207 340 6200.

The deadline for applications for this position is midday (GMT) on Wednesday 14th November 2018.

The University of Strathclyde is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, no SCO15263.