Senior Lecturer in Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) (Teaching Academic Level C)

Adelaide, Australia
Attractive salary plus 17% superannuation
19 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based in UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences at the City East campus
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Attractive salary plus 17% superannuation

About the Role

With continued growth in our Nursing and Midwifery programs we are seeking a Senior Lecturer in Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) to join South Australia's No.1 university for graduate careers in Nursing. Joining UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences, this position will provide academic and clinical leadership in the reaccreditation and delivery of the NMBA approved Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) program. As an endorsed Nurse Practitioner, it is anticipated that the successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of clinical practice through the UniSA Health Clinics in addition to providing leadership and high-quality teaching across the Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) and other postgraduate nursing programs. The Academic Unit is equipped with purpose-built teaching facilities, which incorporate fully equipped simulated hospital and health service and research facilities.

The successful applicant will be an endorsed Nurse Practitioner (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia) who will contribute to the advancement of the Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) program through strong industry relationships, participation in clinical practice activities, and assessment of Nurse Practitioner candidates.

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.

About UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences 

One of seven Academic Units, UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences offers a wide range of degrees and conducts world-class research in the fields of nursing, midwifery, pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, medical sciences, laboratory medicine, and food and nutrition science with a strong focus on creating positive health outcomes for communities.

Students learn from industry professionals and their experience extends beyond the classroom, with access to purpose-built facilities, including a wide range of laboratories and simulated hospital and health services environments located on campus. Students also get hands-on experience by completing fieldwork and clinical placement throughout their studies.

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 

  • Bachelor of Nursing and a Master of Nursing or equivalent qualification approved by the NMBA for preparation for Nurse Practitioner
  • Current NMBA registration as a registered nurse and endorsed Nurse Practitioner, with evidence of current professional indemnity insurance cover
  • Demonstrated expertise, knowledge and contribution to the discipline of Nursing
  • Experience in developing a culture of teaching and learning excellence and in using a range of contemporary teaching methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience / practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the public or private sector


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 
  • 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 Georgie Hart, Senior 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 4452 . 

Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 10 October 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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