Associate Lecturer - Social Work

Higher Education
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Full time, continuing appointment 
Teaching Focused Academic Level A Salary $72,702 to $109,071 
Plus 17% superannuation and 6 weeks annual leave
Casuarina Campus

Prepare and deliver teaching activities for the undergraduate social work course at CDU 

About the Position
As an Associate Lecturer in Social Work, you will focus on the preparation and delivery of teaching activities within the Faculty of Health undergraduate social work course, contributing to the development of curricula and utilising professional and discipline-related expertise in social work to deliver high-quality teaching. You will design and implement learning activities including lectures, tutorials, assessments and provide timely feedback to students whilst adopting appropriate teaching approaches (including face-to-face, intensives, online and blended learning) to promote student learning, experience, retention and outcomes. 

About You
To be successful you will require:

  • Bachelor of Social Work or Master of Social Work (Qualifying) or equivalent required
  • Minimum of 2 years post qualifying practice experience as a social worker required
  • Member of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) required
  • Post-graduate teaching qualification desired

To view the responsibilities of the role, please click on the: Position Profile.

Appointment to this role will be at Teaching Focused Academic Level A and the base salary will be in the range of $72,702 to $109,071 per annum. The total remuneration package will be in the range of $85,061 to $127,613 per annum, including 17% superannuation.

What’s in it for you?

  • An employer who values your contribution to building a bigger, better and stronger university
  • Work with a University committed to changing people’s lives for the better through training, education and research
  • Opportunities for professional development, paid study and career progression
  • An enviable lifestyle in the spectacular Northern Territory
  • 17% superannuation
  • Six weeks of paid annual leave
  • Up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave (primary care giver), in addition to government payments (eligibility criteria apply)
  • Recognition of prior service with another Australian University / NT Government for Long Service Leave (recognition applied to qualifying period only)
  • Ability to negotiate transfer of leave entitlements under the Public Employment (Mobility) Act 1989
  • Free on-campus parking in designated areas
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Packaging opportunities

How to Apply
All applications must be received online via the ‘apply’ button and should include your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the role and relevant skills and experience

For a confidential discussion about the position please contact Dianne Wepa on 08 8946 6380 or email 

Adjustments can be made throughout the application and selection process, as well as during employment to support applicants and employees with disability. If you would like to discuss adjustments, please contact the Recruitment Team on 08 8946 6492 or email

Diversity and Inclusion
At CDU we actively celebrate our diversity. We innovate, embrace new ideas, and act with courage and kindness. We’re about what we can give to the world rather than what we take, and we believe in the transformative power of education. We work hard to make sure every member of our University community feels they truly belong. Understanding that it is through our focus on our people and leveraging our differences that will make CDU the most connected university in Australia, we are striving to ensure that our culture and our community are inclusive of all our staff, students and visitors. We are committed to maintaining a culture where everyone feels respected, safe, encouraged to speak up and supported in achieving their professional goals. Applications from First Nations people, women at all levels, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disability, neurotypical and neurodiverse people, LGBTIQ+ people, people with family and caring responsibilities and people at all stages of their careers are welcomed.
You make CDU. And we want you to be exactly who you are.  

Applications Close: Tuesday 5th December 2023

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