Lecturer - Child and Adolescent Health

Updated: 28 days ago
Job Type: PartTime

Job Reference: 1223198Your new role

Join our team as a Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Health. We are seeking a passionate individual to contribute to the education and development of future nursing professionals. As a member of our faculty, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse and dynamic team and inspire the next generation of nurses.

The role of Lecturer (Teaching Academic) - Child and Adolescent Health primarily involves contributing to teaching and learning, maintaining and developing scholarly activities, and demonstrating a commitment to high-quality teaching practice. The ideal candidate will integrate research, scholarship, and professional practice into their teaching activities and display a commitment to teaching innovation. Additionally, the incumbent is expected to have a growing profile in teaching and service/leadership, potentially leading or coordinating the work of other staff, and possessing thorough knowledge of their subject within their discipline.

If you have expertise in child and adolescent health and are enthusiastic about teaching, we encourage you to apply. This is a great opportunity to make a meaningful impact and foster the growth of the next generation of nurses.

Selection Criteria

  • A doctoral qualification or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • Experience in child and adolescent health.
  • Be a Registered Nurse or Midwife in Australia.
  • Demonstrated teaching skills and a demonstrated reflective approach to teaching delivery.
  • An understanding of pedagogical theory and contemporary educational practice relevant to the discipline.
  • An emerging record of contribution to scholarship in teaching.
  • Demonstrated experience / capacity to undertake unit coordination.
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal and organisational skills with a commitment to the development of a collegial and supportive working environment and the ability to interact with students and staff with cross cultural sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the application of relevant and applicable policies, procedures and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions of this position.
  • Demonstrated commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies, procedures, and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions of this position.
  • About us

    Curtin’s School of Nursing is the longest-established school of nursing in the Australian university sector. From the time it opened 50 years ago, the school has been a key part of the University’s drive to be a leader in health sciences education and research. The school delivers a range of undergraduate courses in nursing, oral health therapy, and paramedicine; and specialist postgraduate courses in areas ranging from diabetes and critical care, to child health and midwifery. 

    Why Choose Curtin?

    We are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide global solutions through quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a welcoming space where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are essential to everyday life. Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant campus includes a gym, day-care centre, a medical centre, art gallery, endless food options including a supermarket, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, good parking, and excellent public transport connections. 

    • Global Excellence: Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
    • Rewards Beyond Salary: Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) with cash out options*, customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise; as well as Hotel and Health Insurance discounts.
    • Time Well-Spent: Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Leave (5 days)*, Study Leave, Community Service Leave, and access to Long Service Leave after 7 years of continuous service for Professional Staff. Plus, 18% more observed days off - enjoy 12 Public Holidays each year (including Easter Tuesday!), and 2 extra University Days over the Christmas/New Year Period (see EBA 51.1 and 51.9).
    • Recognition for Prior Service: Curtin recognises prior service for long service leave purposes. New Curtin employees may be* eligible if they have worked for an Australian University, public service or other recognised institution.
    • Health and Wellness: Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin’s wellbeing locations at https://tinyurl.com/mtyf3vad

    For more information on our university, please visit www.curtin.edu.au

    Join us!

    Please provide a cover letter, your CV, and a separate document addressing the selection criteria (noted above) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

    To view a copy of the generic Academic Role Statement, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser.


    Applications close:Saturday, 22 June 2024, at 10:00 pm AWST

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin’s satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

    You will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number.


    Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert. 

    Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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