Senior Lecturer in Nursing Science

Melbourne, Australia
$135,032 – $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super
11 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
09 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Parkville
Role type: Full-time; Continuing
Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: School of Nursing, School of Health Sciences
Salary: Level C – $135,032 – $155,698 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the School of Nursing, School of Health Sciences

In July 2009, Nursing became a Department of the School of Health Sciences, in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Nursing was established within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences in 1996. The philosophy of nursing at The University of Melbourne is that clinical practice and practice-based research are integral to the educational preparation of all nurses at all levels of professional practice.

About the Role

Located within the Department of Nursing at The University of Melbourne on the Parkville campus, this position involves coordination of learning and teaching in bioscience and clinical practice subjects across postgraduate nursing programs (entry to practice, specialty practice, and advanced practice).

The position will demonstrate excellence in teaching and make a major contribution to the quality of student experience underpinned by research and scholarship in learning and teaching and evidence-based practice in the discipline.

Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to teaching and learning through lectures, practical sessions, workshops and curriculum development as well as subject administration as required
  • Sustaining institutional impact through the evaluation and continuous improvement of curriculum
  • Academic supervision to designated lecturing staff
  • Contribute to research and scholarship in an area of nursing practice or teaching and learning in the profession that is of national significance

About You

You possess a program of scholarship and publication in the scholarship of teaching and learning, nursing workforce or a practice specialty. You have a high level of interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationship with all levels of stakeholders.

You will also have:

  • Current registration as a Division 1 Nurse
  • A PhD in Nursing or a health discipline
  • A track record of Research Higher Degree supervision and mentoring
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum development and program/course coordination
  • A track record in attracting grants and experience in managing financial and human resources in projects
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with a student-centred approach

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

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Be Yourself

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at

Applications close: 9th Feb 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Position Description: 0039143_Senior Lecturer in Nursing Science_PD.pdf

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