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Leadership position in the School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy
The University of South Australia is seeking to appoint a Professor in the area of Ageing or Disability to join the School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy.
- Leadership position in the School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy
- Expertise in Ageing or Disability
- Continuing appointment
The Professor will be a leading expert in one of the following disciplines:
- Social Policy, Social Work, Psychology, Community Services, Public Health, Social Sciences, Allied Health, Nursing, Medicine or Gerontology
The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university helping solve the problems of industry and the professions. Our teaching is industry-informed, our research inventive and adventurous, and focused on creating real impact. Through our research, we create knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity. We are a young university, continuing to set the pace for world-class research and solutions for a changing world.
Research at the University of South Australia has been positioned around six key themes to ensure we can deliver innovative and sustainable solutions that respond to the most pressing needs of our world today. One of the themes of research is ‘An Age Friendly World’ which will shed light on how individuals at every stage in the life course can achieve their potential. To ensure we can deliver innovative and sustainable solutions, the School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy is introducing the Bachelor of Social Science (Ageing and Disability) program from 2019.
An opportunity exists for a dynamic Professor to provide leadership and support in the Ageing and Disability discipline, lead the development of curriculum in healthy ageing and disability services, and strengthen research capacity by building partnerships with national and international industry and peak bodies.
As a leader, you will be committed to supporting the School’s teaching and learning in ways that will enhance the student experience. With a sustained track of personal research activity and academic leadership, you will have experience in innovative teaching and an active engagement in industry and community outreach activities, with knowledge in ageing and disability.
For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit the position information website at http://www.unisa.edu.au/eass-professor/.
For further information about the process, please contact Ms Michelle De Pasquale, Manager: Recruitment Operations via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information about the position, please contact Professor Kurt Lushington, Head of School at email@example.com.
Applications close: 5.00pm Friday 24 August 2018
Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current DHS Child-Related Employment Screening assessment.