Centernary Chair of Social Work

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job description

University of Edinburgh-College Hum & Social Science

Salary Scale: Professorial Scale

This full-time, 35 hours per week, open-ended position is available from 1st October 2017.

The University seeks to appoint a world-leading scholar to its established Chair of Social Work – newly entitled the Centenary Chair, as the 2018 Centenary of Social Work at Edinburgh approaches.

The Chair will be located in the subject area of Social Work in the School of Social and Political Science, with leadership roles including, initially, Head of Social Work.

The successful candidate will have an internationally leading research profile; will possess teaching and supervision skills and experience of exceptional quality; and will further the School’s international reputation for research and its commitment to excellence in teaching and administration.

Closing Date: 5pm (GMT) on Tuesday 11th July 2017. Vacancy Ref: 04169

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The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is an internationally renowned centre for teaching and research in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, a country within the United Kingdom, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the iconic buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.