Lecturer, Nursing

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 31 May 2023

  • Full-Time, Continuing
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • Competitive Salary including 17% superannuation

About the position

A Level B teaching and research academic is expected to develop curriculum, teach and/or undertake research and/or other scholarly work relevant to the development of their discipline or professional field. An academic at this level will make a significant contribution to the discipline at the national and international level.  They will normally play a major role or provide a significant degree of leadership in scholarly, research and/or professional activities relevant to the profession.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery undertakes a wide range of teaching and research programs in Nursing, Midwifery, Maternal, Family and Child Health, Ageing and Aged Care, Health Service Design, Health and Wellbeing, Time Critical Nursing, Mental Health and Workforce.  These interconnected programs combine to form Centres of Excellence based within our clinical networks and Research Centres.

The School is seeking a Level B academic with expertise in contemporary nursing research/practice, and in facilitating undergraduate and postgraduate education.  The successful candidate will be expected to make a significant contribution to the national and international research reputation of the University, and will also undertake research resulting in external grant income and international peer-reviewed publications in leading journals in the field.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • Registered or eligible to register as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • A PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the Nursing/Midwifery disciplines.
  • Demonstrated competence in teaching and curriculum development.
  • Ability to encourage intellectual development, discipline development and career aspirations of students.
  • Evidence of high quality and/or high impact research funded, conducted and published or otherwise disseminated, relative to opportunity.
  • Sound analytical skills with an ability to communicate complex information clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • High level organisational skills with the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, initiate and follow-up actions, all with minimal or no supervision.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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What La Trobe University can offer you!

  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm Wednesday, 31st May 2023 

Position Enquiries:  David Edvardsson, Associate Dean, Academic

Email: D.Edvardsson@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  Bianca Trajanov, Talent Acquisition Consultant

Email:  B.trajanov@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

 PD - Lecturer, Nursing.pdf

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume;

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

Don't meet all the selection criteria? If you are interested, we want to hear from you. It’s not all about what you know, but what you can bring to La Trobe University and the team. We value varied experiences and if successful, will support you in further development.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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