Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Sydney, Australia
04 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Dec 2019
Contract Type
  • Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
  • Located at The Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Continuing full time or part time teaching and research position commencing January 2020 base salary between $106k- $130kp.a dependent on experience plus leave loading and 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. We are looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing who is a talented educator and has a passion for, and demonstrated excellence in, education and research related to mental health. In this position, you will be expected to make a significant contribution to the teaching and learning practices of the School/ Faculty and will be on a trajectory towards national (Lecturer) and international (Senior Lecturer) recognition for your research.

The key accountabilities and responsibilities of this role will be:

  • undertakes independent teaching in mental health nursing
  • engages in high-quality teaching and learning experiences (at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level) which meet the University’s expectations and standards
  • designs, coordinates and delivers quality educational units of study and experiences that support student needs and meet curriculum requirements
  • involved in the design and delivery of multidisciplinary work-integrated learning units and content.
  • engages with professional learning opportunities provided at the faculty and University level including, for example, the Graduate Certificate (Higher Education)
  • further develops research profile in an area relevant to the school’s research priorities
  • undertakes HDR supervision (Senior Lecturer) if appropriate (Lecturer)
  • contributes to the broader life of the school and University through engagement with relevant opportunities

This position reports to the Deputy Head of School and is being offered as a full time or part time teaching and research position.

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 a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing who has/is:

  • Master’s level qualification and significant clinical experience in mental health nursing
  • experience in higher education teaching and learning and demonstrated ability to teach mental health subjects to health profession students
  • Registered Nurse with AHPRA or eligible for registration with AHPRA
  • PhD or Master of Philosophy in a relevant field (Senior Lecturer)
  • Awarded or submitted or working towards a Master of Philosophy or PhD in a relevant field (desirable for Lecturer).
  • National and developing international reputation for your research (Senior Lecturer)
  • working towards national reputation for your research (Lecturer)
  • developing a network of professional relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders

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 sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2311/1019F to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm, Tuesday 3 December 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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