Lecturer in Nursing

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Dec 2022

Location: Parkville
Role type: Full time; Fixed Term for 12 months
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Nursing
Salary: Level B - $110,236 - $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the School of Health Sciences - Nursing


Nursing was established as a discipline within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences in 1996. Since its inception, the philosophy of nursing at The University of Melbourne is that clinical practice and practice-based research are integral to the educational preparation of all nurses at all levels of professional practice. Our qualifying degree is the Master of Nursing Science and is open to graduates from a range of undergraduate degree programs. Our department continues to offer a wide range of specialist and advanced practice level courses and graduate research degrees . Globally we are recognized for the quality of the research training offered and the strong clinical focus of the nursing research programs.

About the Role

The Lecturer in Nursing will contribute to the development and delivery of the curriculum with a strong focus on the development of evidence-based professional practice in acute and complex care. The Lecturer in Nursing will participate in the Department of Nursing strategic activities by engaging in the scholarship of learning and teaching and the translation of research evidence to curricula. A key focus of the role will be the supporting the development of knowledge, attitudes and skills required to deliver safe and effective nursing care against national accreditation standards and benchmarks.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordination of online learning and face-to-face subject delivery
  • Leading subject assessment design, moderation and marking for award degree subjects
  • Contributing to the review and development of curricula
  • Support the scheduling and implementation of clinical placement projects
  • Support the scheduling and implementation of clinical labs and simulation training
  • Participating in, and contributing to, a vibrant, positive and reflective team environment
  • Promoting the development of the scholarship of teaching and learning

About You

You will demonstrate excellence in teaching, learning and scholarships within the discipline of nursing. You will bring your highly developed interpersonal skills with a student-centred approach and can show initiative and innovation, particularly in the presentation of information. You will demonstrate a proactive reflexive teaching practice through seeking guidance from senior teaching staff and student feedback. You will possess a demonstrate willingness to participate in a new and vigorous team and the ability to work effectively both as a team member and independently

You will also have:

  • Registered Nurse (Division 1) Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency
  • A Master’s degree in advanced clinical nursing or related masters level degree in health (minimum)
  • Record of teaching and professional achievement in clinical nursing
  • Capacity to make a significant contribution to the development of curriculum and delivery of educational programs using online and blended modes of delivery in specialty nursing practice
  • Apply contemporary evidence-based understanding of adult learning to teaching practice and curriculum design and delivery.

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits .

Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact  us at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au .

Applications close: 15 December 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position description: 0057400 - Lecturer in Nursing_PD.doc

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