Lecturer Nursing, Medical Surgical, Central Coast

Central Coast, Australia
13 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Newcastle is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

  • Contribute to making our School No.1 in Nursing & Midwifery in the country
  • Be an Innovative Leader in a fully supported culture
  • Ongoing, full-time position attracting 17% superannuation

Job summary

Sea change or tree change? 2022, is your time to shine! UoN is seeking to appoint multiple positions within the School of Nursing and Midwifery

Look to the future

The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Our vision is to be a world-leading University for our regions and creating a better future for our regions and the globe. Underpinned by this vision are our values of excellence, equity, engagement and sustainability.

The School of Nursing & Midwifery offers students a personalised journey through contemporary and authentic evidence-based learning. This occurs in our leading simulation laboratories and the clinical settings of our industry partners to produce highly competent and confident graduates with the necessary knowledge and skill set to be work ready.

Our School is renowned for a range of research activity that consistently achieves an outstanding world-class ranking in ERA. Research is conducted in collaboration with indigenous and local communities, national and global partners providing ground-breaking solutions to real world health challenges to better health.

The teaching team within the School of Nursing and Midwifery is led by award winning academics who are experts in their fields. Our academics are committed to teaching and learning strategies which develop nursing knowledge and the skills required to function as effective practitioners across a diversity of clinical settings. The diversity of clinical settings arises from the close collaboration with local area health services, private hospitals, custodial health agencies; non-government organisations; community services; as examples.

Be part of something bigger

The Lecturer in Nursing will contribute towards three domains of academic work within the School of Nursing and Midwifery (SNM): Research and Innovation; Teaching and Learning and Service and Engagement, in line with the University of Newcastle Looking Ahead Strategic Plan 2020-2025.

The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching and assessment of pre-registration nursing students (Bachelor of Nursing) and post graduate teaching with an emphasis on older people, while contributing to the quality improvement cycle of the curricula and participating in research and administrative duties appropriate to the appointment level. The applicant will also contribute to growing the professional profile of the nursing discipline at the University at a local, national and international level. The applicant will also contribute to growing the professional profile of the nursing discipline at the University at a local, national and international level.

This position will be based at Callaghan with strong links to academics and industry partners at the other SNM teaching campus at Central Coast in addition to connections with the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health. There are also numerous opportunities for collaboration with research programs conducted through the University, the Hunter Medical Research institute (HMRI) and the Central Coast Clinical School and Research Institute (CCCSRI). The successful applicant will be expected to contribute high-quality research outcomes to the overall broad theme of nursing practice articulated by the field of research code: Nursing (4205) through collaborations within the discipline and multidisciplinary teams at both a national and international level.

How will you become part of our research community?

Aside from your outstanding contribution to teaching and learning, there are a multitude of opportunities to influence high-quality research outcomes under the broad theme of nursing. Nursing translates across the world and in terms of service and engagement you will interact with nursing and other discipline collaborators at a local, national and international level to benefit from reciprocated opportunities.

In essence, we seek an ambitious high achieving Lecturer with the zest, vitality and expertise to be top of their field. The opportunity to be innovative and entrepreneurial working under a supportive leader and taking advantage of the wide range of opportunities that the University of Newcastle can offer will be highly attractive to you.

A doctoral qualification in Nursing or health related field is essential along with current registration, as a nurse, with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with no restrictions, notations or conditions.

This ongoing, full-time position is located at Callaghan. Please note: Flexibility on location is open for discussion, please feel free to contact to discuss further.

How will we support you?

The remuneration for this role is $103,221- $122,576, plus 17% superannuation

The University is committed to being a leader in family-friendly working environments.

For additional information on the position contact Amanda Johnson the Head of School and Dean on (02) 4921 7873 or email: amanda.johnson10@newcastle.edu.au

Additional information on benefits and conditions of employment is available via these links;



Let’s be part of something bigger together. Here’s how to join us:  

Your application must include:

  • Your ORCID ID
  • A URL link to your University Academic Profile (or equivalent).
  • Your CV/Resume, which should be succinct and discipline appropriate.
  • A Cover Letter; outlining your interest in the role, including contact details for a minimum of two relevant referees.
  • Responses to the Essential and Desirable Criteria, as provided in the Position Description.

If you have any difficulties uploading your application please email: recruitment@newcastle.edu.au

Closing date: Monday, 11:59pm 31 January 2022

We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you