Education Focussed Lecturer in Counselling and Clinical Practice

University of New South Wales


Education Focussed Lecturer in Social Work (Counselling and Clinical Practice)

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Job no: 498670

Work type: Continuing / Full time

Location: Sydney, NSW

Categories: Lecturer

The Opportunity

The School of Social Sciences is an exceptional community of scholars who are at the forefront of a wide range of social science and humanities disciplines, including Anthropology, Criminology, Development Studies, International Relations, Social Research and Policy, Politics, Social Work, and Sociology.  The School hosts the UNSW Chair in Intellectual Disability Behaviour Support, the Gender Violence Research Network, the Globalisation and Governance Research network and collaborates with the Centre for Social Research in Health and the Social Policy Research Centre (located within the Faculty). The School combines rigorous scholarship in the social science disciplines with effective engagement with key contemporary social issues, both locally and globally.

The school is currently seeking an experienced counselling practitioner and teacher of social work to join its team, commencing May 2020. This is a full-time continuing Education-Focused Lecturer position. In the School of Social Sciences mixed-track academics teach a set number of hours per term in two out of UNSW’s three terms. An Education Focussed academic teaches the same set number of hours per term, but across all three terms. They also have responsibility for a special project to contribute to the learning and teaching activities of the School

  • Salary: B $107,210- $126,386 + 17% superannuation & Annual Leave loading
  • Full time- 35hr/per week 
  • Continuing Position 
  • Location: Kensington Campus – Sydney, Australia

About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.


  • The conduct of tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions and studio sessions.
  • Initiation and development of subject or course material.
  • Acting as subject or course coordinators.
  • The preparation and delivery of lectures or seminars.
  • Development of course material with appropriate advice from and support of more senior academics.
  • Marking and assessment.
  • Consultation with students.
  • Evidence of a contribution to the profession, and/or discipline in the area of counselling.
  • A range of administrative functions the majority of which are connected with the subjects in which the academic teaches.
  • Attendance at School and/or faculty meetings and/or membership of a number of committees 

Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description. 

  • Pre-employment checks required for this position. 

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below. 


Steve Lalic


Applications close: 11:50pm, Sunday 19th  January 2020 (AEDT)

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

Position Description

Advertised:17 Dec 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 19 Jan 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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