Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Nursing (2 Positions)

Coffs Harbour, Australia
14 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Appointment type:  Full-time, continuing

Work Unit School of Health and Human Sciences

Remuneration:     A remuneration package of up to $133,719 (Level B) or $158,803 (Level C) per annum, inclusive of base salary $96,416-$114,290 (Level B) or $117,859-$135,729 (Level C) and 17% superannuation.

Closing date:    Thursday, 4 October 2018 at 9.00am AEST 

Open to:    Job applicants must be Australian and New Zealand citizens, Australian permanent residents or currently hold a visa with ongoing work rights in Australia. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Job Summary

This role works collaboratively with a team of academics to deliver Occupational Therapy programs.

  • Join an energetic research and learning community
  • Based at Southern Cross University’s scenic Coffs Harbour campus
  • Two full-time, continuing opportunities available
  • Excellent salary and conditions
  • Relocation assistance available

About the role

The School’s Bachelor of Nursing is one of the largest programs at the University, with over 1000 students studying across three campus locations. The School also offers a Graduate Certificate of Australian Nursing, allowing international students to qualify for Australian nursing registration.

In response to increased demand from both domestic and international students the School is in an exciting growth phase, developing further courses and nursing pathway programs.

The opportunity exists to join an energetic research and learning community in the School. This role will work collaboratively with a team of academics to deliver the Bachelor of Nursing program, with particular focus on the EN-BN program, across the University’s three campuses.

The successful applicant will actively contribute to the School through student centred teaching practice and development, contribute to the research and/or scholarship of teaching profile of the School through their publications, and undertake relevant engagement and service activities to support the School.

About you

You will be an energetic academic, ready to commit to the University’s values and priorities, engaged and innovative in your approach to the role, and keen to make a contribution to the University and the community through your activities.

To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience, expertise and demonstrated effectiveness in developing and supporting flexible and/or blended course delivery in nursing education. Preferred area/s of expertise is Indigenous health, primary health care, aged care, acute care, inter-professional education and/or nursing informatics.

You will display a student centred approach to your teaching, enjoy applying new and existing technology and have a commitment to reflective teaching practice. You will have a publication track record, reflective to opportunity, with a research profile that aligns with the School’s.

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2018), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states. They are in locations of extraordinary natural beauty and creativity: Coffs Harbour in the Mid North Coast and Lismore in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, while our fastest-growing campus is located at the Gold Coast Airport in southern Queensland.

Located halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, the Coffs Harbour campus is close to some of the finest surf beaches and a spectacular World Heritage listed rainforest. Situated on the southern side of the city, the campus is minutes from international standard sporting facilities and the airport. Contemporary teaching facilities include a purpose-built nursing laboratory complete with simulated wards, physiology and neuroscience laboratories and early childhood teaching facilities. Student accommodation in a peaceful setting is located just minutes away from the academic precinct.

The School of Health and Human Sciences provides an exciting and innovative learning environment and works with individuals, families and communities in order to meet their health needs and requirements and deliver person-centred care.

The School is distinctive for its multidisciplinary understanding of client care, commitment to the prevention of disease and promotion of healthy lifestyles. The School offers fields of study across a broad range of health-related professions including clinical exercise physiology, midwifery, natural and complementary medicine, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, osteopathy, pedorthics, podiatry, psychology, speech pathology, sport and exercise science, and sport management.

Contact for further information

Name:         Professor Iain Graham, Dean and Head of School, School of Health and Human Sciences
Phone:         02 6620 3557

Name:         Associate Professor Sally Sargeant, Deputy Head of School, School of Health and Human Sciences
Phone:         07 5589 3060

Applications close at 9:00am AEST on Thursday, 4 October 2018.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY for this job button above where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website. 

The Vacancy ID is 18077.