Scholarly Teaching Fellow/Lecturer in Nursing

Port Macquarie, Australia
10 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Join a growing and transforming team
  • Adaptable current evidence/focused knowledge
  • Great coastal location

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time (2 x positions)
  • $97,910 to $116,171 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Port Macquarie

The Lecturer in Nursing will substantially contribute to the teaching and learning needs of students enrolled in nursing courses. The successful applicant will be required to use blended models of subject delivery, which may include face to face and online teaching and assessment at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, participate in the administration and ongoing subject development.

You will build strong professional relationships with students and provide timely and appropriate consultation and feedback and actively contribute to collaborative processes to design, deliver and continually improve high quality courses and learning experiences for students including the giving and receiving of constructive feedback.

This position may also be offered as a Scholarly Teaching Fellow under Clause 30 of the Charles Sturt University Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021. Applicants who are employed on a casual or fixed term basis with at least 12 months of academic employment within the last three years, and who have never held an ongoing position at an Australian University are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be appointed to a teaching research work function unless employed under the Scholarly Teaching Fellow condition where a teaching focussed appointment will be allocated.

To be successful you will have:

  •  doctoral or masters qualification, relevant to the discipline areas of nursing and/ or midwifery
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse and/ or Registered Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Evidence of and a demonstrated commitment to the delivery of high-quality student-centred learning and teaching
  • A record of research or professional activity relevant to the discipline area of nursing that demonstrates a capacity to make an autonomous contribution

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health is committed to educating all students to live well and help others to adopt healthy lifestyles in a range of settings. Academic staff are passionate about the transformational nature of education - it is through learning and growth that people achieve their potential!

The courses offered by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health include undergraduate, postgraduate, and higher degrees by research in nursing, midwifery and Indigenous mental health. The strength of these courses lies in the opportunities provided to students to develop personally and also professionally, acquiring the knowledge, attitudes and practical skills needed to work autonomously and also as part of a team, as high-quality health professionals.

While there is a particular need for high-quality health professionals in regional, rural and remote locations, graduates of the School are also in high demand in urban and metropolitan settings, reflecting as they do the resilience and independent thinking for which rural Australians are known.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Associate Professor Denise Blanchard | Acting Head of School, Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health | | Ph: 02 6338 6626

Closing Date: 11 pm, 24 November 2020