Careers at Federation University

Federation University Australia is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion.

As part of this, our employment practices include the provision of reasonable adjustments/flexible working arrangements as required, particularly for staff with disability or carer responsibilities.

Federation University Australia is taking all necessary precautions to protect our students, employees and prospective candidates throughout our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you have any concerns, please contact our Human Resources team on (03) 5327 9756.

Job keyword search

Professor, Social Work and Human Services

Job no: 849541
Campus: Berwick Campus
Categories: Academic
School/Area: School of Arts

  • School of Arts – Berwick Campus, travel between campuses may be required.
  • Full-time, Continuing appointment
  • Academic Level E - $184,418 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

School of Arts

School of Arts offers qualifications from certificate and diploma through to degree and postgraduate levels in the liberal arts, community services and rural social welfare, and visual and performing arts. Our programs operate across our Victorian campuses and in partnership with TAFE institutes, community education providers and schools across Victoria and interstate.

About the role

As an active leader in the School of Arts, you will strengthen academic excellence in teaching and research programs within the Social Work and Human Services disciplines. This is a strategic appointment, which forms part of the University’s priorities to further develop its key research strengths.

You will possess excellence in communication and leadership that fosters a collegial environment, contributing to the University and the wider community. In addition to proficiency in change management, with a strong desire for continuous improvement and growth

About you

The Professor, Social Work and Human Services demands excellent management, analytical and conceptual proficiency in addition to outstanding research skills. You will have proven educational, research and professional experience.

You must be able to develop and implement long and short-term research strategies for the School within the strategic framework of the University, and possess significant problem-solving abilities, creativity and initiative. It is expected you will work independently in the conduct of teaching and research activities, assume a management/leadership role within the School and the University in one or more of the areas of teaching, research and administration.

How to apply

Please apply by Sunday, 7 February 2021.

Applicants are required to submit a resume and address the Key Selection Criteria. To view the Position Description, please click here:  849541.pdf

If you require these documents, or any other documents on this website in an alternative format please contact or phone (03) 5327 9756.

All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements.

A workplace for remarkable people

For almost 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

What we offer

You will be able to take advantage of our Uni Sports Health and Fitness Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, blended workforce options (work from home flexibility), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable on-site parking, wellness and professional development programs, and many other benefits. For further information, please visit our website.

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more.

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sex and genders.

Please note that applications will be prioritised for those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. We warmly welcome applications from international applicants to be considered for future opportunities and all applications will be considered provided they meet the requirements of the role.

Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak:

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More