Senior Lecturer in Nursing, Academic Level C

Adelaide, Australia
07 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based in UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences at City East campus
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Attractive Salary plus 17% superannuation

About the Role

With continued strong growth in our Nursing and Midwifery programs we are seeking a Senior Lecturer to join South Australia's No.1 university for graduate careers in nursing. Joining UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences you will support the delivery of high-quality education to students studying nursing and midwifery - the Academic Unit is equipped with purpose-built teaching facilities which incorporate fully equipped simulated hospital and health service and research facilities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, delivery and coordination of nursing and health courses within the Nursing and Midwifery undergraduate and postgraduate programs and will positively contribute to the Academic Unit’s teaching and research agenda.

As a Senior Lecturer in Nursing here at UniSA you will make an outstanding contribution to the leadership of the Academic Unit’s teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate programs and supervision of HDR students. You will also make innovative contributions to the advancement of teaching and enhance the research profile of the Academic Unit through the development of a program of collaborative research supported by competitive research grant funding.

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 nursing and health courses
  • Apply research and scholarship to the development and delivery of quality teaching and learning activities
  • Provide academic counselling and advice to students
  • Contribute to curriculum development, research and scholarly activity
  • Supervise / co-supervise postgraduate and HDR students
  • Create, foster and enhance local, national and international relationships with relevant University, industry and professional organisations

Essential Skills and Experience

We are seeking to appoint a highly credible individual with a demonstrated track record of teaching and clinical expertise, knowledge and contribution to the discipline of Nursing. A Bachelor of Nursing and PhD qualification in a health related discipline, and current registration (or eligibility for registration) as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is essential. You will also be able to demonstrate the ability to enhance the research profile of the Academic Unit through collaborative research, grant acquisition and HDR supervison.

Your experience developing a culture of teaching and learning excellence, research capability and well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills are sought to ensure a positive contribution as a part of the academic team.


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

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Staff study support


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 Ms Georgie Hart, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 3823.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Monday 31 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 and you will receive a response within one working day.

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