Senior Lecturer, Nursing

North Sydney, Australia
Total remuneration valued to $158,014 - $171,555 total rem (pro rata) pa
26 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • 2 x Full time, continuing positions available at North Sydney campus
  • Commencing in January 2023, for Semester 1
  • Be accountable for high quality teaching and learning outcomes in the Discipline of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine
  • Career pathway will be determined on employment based on the successful applicants experience and qualifications

About ACU:

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses - Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield, Blacktown and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

About The Faculty of Health Sciences:

The Faculty of Health Sciences comprises three schools: Allied Health; Behavioural and Health Sciences; Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine. There are currently approximately 14,000 students (EFTSL) and 530 (FTE) staff in the faculty under the disciplines: occupational therapy, speech pathology, social work, exercise science, exercise physiology, nutrition science, biomedical science, nursing, midwifery, paramedicine, physiotherapy, psychology and public health. The Faculty is represented across seven ACU campuses. The Faculty's current research priorities focus on Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolism, Health Services Research, Nutrition, Sports Performance and Rehabilitation, Psychology and Mental Health. An expanding portfolio of postgraduate courses is also available in coursework and research. Many postgraduate courses within the Faculty have been developed in conjunction with industries in order to meet specific needs of the professions and industry. Some postgraduate units are offered in flexible learning mode by online study. All students have professional and clinical experience that is supervised by specially qualified practitioners. Catholic hospitals and other public, private and specialty organisations, as well as schools and the health and sports industry, are involved with preparing for promoting and offering this valued and essential experience. The goals of the Faculty are closely linked to and emanate from the Mission of the University. The areas of achievement by the Faculty include the key areas of teaching and learning, research and scholarship, community engagement in addition to specific objectives regarding internationalisation, quality and resource management. It has well-established procedures for evaluating performance and ensuring quality which involve students and representatives of the various statutory registration authorities and professional organisations, as well as recent graduates and employers. Further information about the Faculty can be found at:

About National School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine:

The National School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine formed in 2012 and has the largest intake of nursing, midwifery and paramedicine students in Australia. The School comprises of a team of highly motivated and dedicated academic and professional staff who have built a strong teaching and learning environment as evidenced by student demand, entry levels and student course evaluation over several years. The School is located on six campuses: Brisbane, Blacktown, North Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Ballarat. Further information about the School can be found at:,_institutes_and_centres/health_sciences/school_of_nursing_midwifery_and_paramedicine

About the role:

As a Senior Lecturer @ ACU, you will be accountable for providing academic leadership in the School by undertaking coordination responsibilities and/or other leadership portfolios as required. You will also develop and provide lecture, tutorial and laboratory classes in core subjects; contribute to academic and administrative functions; and will be expected to make a significant contribution to the learning and teaching scholarship and/or research performance of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine.

You will need to have:

  • Completed PhD or equivalent (desirable), Enrolled in a PhD or equivalent and successfully completed mid-candidature review or equivalent (essential).
  • Current unrestricted registration with AHPRA (as a Registered Nurse) (essential).
  • Evidence of research into practices of teaching, learning and curriculum development that have resulted in high quality publications, presentations and/or workshops or teaching practices.
  • Evidence of leadership and significant contribution in curriculum design and development.
  • Demonstrated contribution of scholarly activities which facilitate student engagement, and develop understanding of nursing.
  • Demonstrated experience in the effective teaching and supervision of Honours, Masters or PhD students.
  • Demonstrated experience in the effective coordination and/or management of units, courses or suite of courses.
  • Demonstrated experience in the effective coordination, supervision and/or mentoring of staff.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply:

Obtain the Position Description from the website. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description and outline how they would support the mission of the university. To apply for this role click the 'View Position Description and Apply' buttons above or below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $158,014 - $171,555 total rem (pro rata) pa, including salary component $133,726 - $145,299 (pro rata) pa (Academic Level C), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Associate Professor Cathy Dickson, Head of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (NSW/ACT) at:

Candidates must hold Australian work rights to apply for this position. For permanent/ continuing roles, applicants must have permanent work rights.

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ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Applications close: 17-OCT-2022 at 11:59pm AUS Eastern Standard Time