Practice Lecturer in Social Work - Department of Social Work and Criminology

South Africa
Nov 12, 2018
Nov 23, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy. The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.



The incumbent will be expected to:

  • Conduct practical training at undergraduate level
  • Organise undergraduate practice modules
  • Liaise at national level with regard to tendencies in practice training
  • Participate in subject-related conferences
  • Engage in practice research
  • Carry out academic administration and other responsibilities as determined by the Head of Department
  • Participate in the Department's strategic, initiatives with regard to teaching, community engagement and research.



  • A Master's degree in Social Work
  • Extended experience in generic social work
  • Experience in practice supervision and/or supervising undergraduate students in practice training
  • Engagement with continuous professional development in the subject field
  • Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.



  • Applied knowledge of developmental social welfare and social work
  • Knowledge of tendencies and practice demands with regard to undergraduate training
  • Applicable language and communication skills.



  • An extended record of students supervised at undergraduate level
  • Participation in national and international conferences
  • Research outputs applicable to practice training and specialised social work service field(s).

The all-inclusive remuneration package for this contract position will be commensurate with the incumbent's level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. In applying for this post, please attach:, A comprehensive CV; Certified copies of qualifications; Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact; Names and contact details of peer reviewers (practice, academic and research); Self-evaluation.

CLOSING DATE: 23 November 2018, No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

ENQUIRIES: Prof A Lombard, Tel: (012) 420 2325

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 January 2019, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity., In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups. All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials. The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.

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