Lecturer in Nursing

Hawthorn, Australia
16 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Focused on high-quality teaching and active engagement with industry and community
  • Academic Level B $96,808 - $114,612 + 17% super
  • Full-time, ongoing role at Hawthorn location

About the job

A successful candidate will work within our new Discipline of Nursing team. Nursing is a new and exciting addition to the Department of Health Professions which sits within the School of Health Sciences. As a result, nursing is rapidly developing in the innovative and progressive environment of Swinburne University. We are looking at further enhancing the staffing with a lecturer who can bring and innovation and energy to our teaching and research activities.

This ongoing position provides a strong commitment to curriculum development, academic teaching, and research activity in nursing. The incumbent will convene and teach undergraduate and postgraduate units, develop and manage industry partnerships, conduct research and where relevant, supervise research students.

About Swinburne

Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. Swinburne focuses on providing high-quality, career-oriented education with strong links to industry and the community. Swinburne currently has over 54,000 students.
Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives.

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • A post-doctorate qualification (PhD) in Nursing or related discipline
  • NMBA registration as a Registered Nurse
  • Currency of professional clinical experience in a relevant, defined area

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Discounted annual Myki cards are available to Swinburne staff

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit http://www.swinburne.edu.au/about/jobs/why-work-at-swinburne/

How to apply

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description. For further information about this position, contact Assoc Prof Georgina Willetts, Head of Discipline & Course Director in Nursing, on +61 3 9214 8747.

For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact Angie Martin, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, on 03 9214 3549 or DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Swinburne University of Technology is a Child Safe Organisation and as part of this commitment, we require all employees to have a current Working with Children’s Check.

Applications close at 5 pm, Friday 24 January 2020.