Academic Fellow Social Sciences

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Sydney, Australia
30 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
  • Associate Lecturer / Lecturer: Academic Fellow Social Sciences in Nursing
  • Located at The Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery on our Camperdown Campus
  • Part-time (0.5 FTE), continuing position starting January 2020. Base salary $94K pro rata for Level A or $106K pro rata for Level B, dependent on experience plus up to 17% superannuation.

About the opportunity 

The Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery (Sydney Nursing School) is highly regarded nationally and internationally for academic excellence, quality teaching and innovative research and we are looking to appoint either an Associate Lecturer or Lecturer: Academic Fellow Social Sciences in Nursing on a part-time basis (0.5 FTE). In this position you will be expected to contribute to the outstanding teaching and learning outcomes of the School through engagement in high quality education within the broad area of social sciences, health and health care. This Academic Fellow position will involve 70% teaching, 20% research and 10% service allocations.

The key accountabilities and responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Engaging in or undertaking high quality teaching and learning activities, meeting the University’s expectations and standards for Associate Lecturer / Lecturer positions
  • Assisting in the design and delivery of quality educational units of study and experiences that support student needs and meet curriculum requirements
  • Evaluating teaching and learning - both at a program level and in relation to own practice – and applies learnings to improve practice and outcomes
  • Demonstrating research performance in line with school criteria for research
  • An enthusiasm to develop your academic profile through appropriate conferences, seminars and outreach activities
  • Contributing to the broader life of the School and University through engagement with relevant opportunities

Reporting into the Deputy Head of School, you will receive active mentoring and will have the opportunity for further professional development within the School and wider University.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an Associate Lecturer or Lecturer: Academic Fellow Social Sciences in Nursing who can demonstrate the following qualifications, experience and key attributes;  

  • Masters level qualification in social sciences and health related area
  • Level B applicants ideally will have a PhD or Master of Philosophy, or will be currently enrolled in either, in an academic field relevant to the social sciences and nursing/health
  • Level B applicants will have experience in teaching and learning in a tertiary environment
  • Registration as a nurse with AHPRHA is essential
  • Sound experience participating in team teaching in a variety of settings
  • Experience in supervising or mentoring others and/or coordinating team activities
  • Developing a network of professional relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders

The successful incumbent will also be able to demonstrate excellent relationship management skills to build collaborative working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders including staff and students.

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 2007/0919F to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm, Friday 18 October 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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