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Associate Professor in Social Work
National University of Singapore

  • Dec. 1, 2017
  • Associate Professor in Social Work
  • Department of Social Work
  • National University of Singapore
    Singapore, Singapore
  • Feb. 15, 2018
  • Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Social Work
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The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a leading university centred in Asia. It has consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the world, and is ranked first among the universities of Asia (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2017). The Department of Social Work is one of the oldest Departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), which hosts 16 Departments with a wide range of academic offerings in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Asian Studies and Language Studies. In this multi-disciplinary setting in Singapore’s flagship university, the Department of Social Work offers ample opportunities for cutting-edge curriculum and research initiatives on contemporary social work, social development and cultural diversity. The Department has a strong focus on practice and practice-based research and produces graduates who rise to be leaders in social services and social policy.

The Department seeks faculty members who can teach social work practice and have expertise in the areas of Family Social Work, Social Policy, Disability, Group and Community Work, Human Service Planning and Administration (Indirect Practice), Corrections and Rehabilitation, especially those who are keen to develop expertise in the practice frameworks and cross-cultural issues relevant to the Asian region.

We invite applications for a faculty position under the tenure track. We offer a competitive remuneration package, including housing and travel benefits.

Applicants for the position must
i. Have a PhD in Social Work,
ii. Have a minimum of 5 years of practice experience after Bachelor’s degree (BSW) or Master’s degree (MSW) in Social Work,
iii. Have an internationally reputed publication record, and
iv. Demonstrate an interest and ability to teach foundation and direct practice courses as well as contribute to research and scholarship in these areas.

Evaluation of applications will begin after mid-February 2018 and continue until the vacancy is filled. Please submit: your full curriculum vitae; statements of teaching, practice, and research; five key publications; student feedback in the last two years; and arrange for at least three letters of reference from academic referees to be sent directly to the address below.

All documents and enquiries are to be sent to:

Ms Boo Chui Ngoh
Department of Social Work
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore
Blk AS3, Level 4, 3 Arts Link
Singapore 117570

Tel: (65) 6516 4472
Fax: (65) 6778 1213

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