Lecturer in Midwifery, Teaching Academic Level A and Level B

Adelaide, Australia
06 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based in Clinical and Health Sciences at the City East campus
  • Two full-time continuing positions (Level A & Level B) and one fixed term contract for three years (Level B)
  • Commencement Salary: Level A $72,218 and Level B $101,784 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for three lecturers in Midwifery to join the team in Clinical and Health Sciences at UniSA. Utilising your contemporary professional and discipline-related knowledge in teaching and practice you will contribute to the delivery of teaching and associated administrative and scholarship activities within the School’s undergraduate and/or postgraduate programs.

The largest in South Australia, the University of South Australia’s School of Nursing and Midwifery provides quality education to midwives, nurses and health professionals. Accommodated in purpose-built teaching facilities, incorporating fully equipped simulated health services, the School offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs at the City East, Mount Gambier, and Whyalla campuses.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop, coordinate and deliver courses on campus, online or via other appropriate methods
  • Maintaining the quality of the courses through course review and development to meet industry and organisational needs, educational requirements and quality standards
  • Applying research and scholarship to the development of courses including investigating and developing innovative teaching methods
  • Contribute to the activities of the Academic Unit by undertaking scholarship in areas of teaching and learning practice
  • Undertake course coordination duties and contribute to program planning, development and evaluation

Essential Skills and Experience

Level A

  • Bachelor of Midwifery and a Master’s Degree or PhD qualification, and evidence of current registration, or eligibility for registration, as a Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Ability to undertake a range of teaching duties including the preparation of appropriate teaching materials and resources
  • Ability to enhance the research profile of the Academic Unit through scholarship and supervision of coursework Master’s degree and/or HDR students
  • Demonstrated clinical experience/expertise and understanding of global and national policies and priorities in health and midwifery practice
  • High level written and oral communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate with team members, external parties and colleagues

Level B

  • Bachelor of Midwifery and a Master’s degree and/or PhD degree qualification in a relevant health discipline
  • A demonstrated contribution to the profession and/or discipline of midwifery
  • Demonstrated academic teaching experience and in using a range of contemporary teaching methodologies including simulation technologies
  • Clinical experience/expertise and understanding of global and national policies and priorities in health and midwifery practice
  • Ability to enhance the research profile of the Academic Unit through scholarship and supervision of coursework Master’s degree and/or HDR students


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • Corporate health insurance
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Jessica Frisari, Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number 3809.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Sunday 30 January 2022

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

Pursuant to the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (the Act) and the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current Working with Children Check.

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory National Police Check (NPC) being obtained and maintained.

How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email recruitment@unisa.edu.au and you will receive a response within one working day.

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