Senior Lecturer, Nursing

Melbourne, Australia
$122,297 - $140,478 plus 17% superannuation  
19 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
16 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Contribute to the teaching & research program within the School of Nursing & Midwifery
  • Engage students and share your knowledge of innovative teaching methods and leave a legacy
  • Full Time, Continuing, Peaceful, leafy Bundoora Campus
  • Level C – $122,297-$ 140,478 plus 17% superannuation  

About the position

The School of Nursing and Midwifery undertakes a wide range of teaching and research programs in Nursing, Midwifery, Maternal, Family and Child Health, Ageing and Aged Care, Health Service Design, Health and Wellbeing, Time Critical Nursing, Mental Health and Workforce.  These interconnected programs combine to form Centres of Excellence based within our clinical networks and Research Centres. 

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has immersed the curricula and research within a range of clinical contexts. The School offers undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree research programs. An essential element is the establishment of Clinical Schools based at  Alfred Health, Austin Health, Northern Health and Melbourne Health networks. The Clinical Schools enable students’ direct access to expert clinicians and clinical services and provide a rich environment for clinically relevant research and practice change and facilitate opportunities for staff to undertake clinical practice. The Bachelor of Nursing students are based at a clinical school for the third year of the program, with all relevant third year theory and clinical practicums provided within the clinical school networks. Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery students are also placed at the Women’s and Mercy Hospitals.  The School has a long established national and international reputation in nursing and midwifery research and education and the Clinical Schools provide opportunities for educational innovations, including simulation and clinician facilitated student supervision.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is seeking a Level C academic with established expertise in contemporary nursing research, undergraduate and postgraduate education.  The successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership and make a significant contribution to the national and international research reputation of the School and University, and to also undertake research resulting in external grant income and international peer-reviewed publications in leading journals in their field.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • Completion of a PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the Nursing/Midwifery disciplines.
  • Registered or eligible to register as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in curriculum development and teaching with a commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • Demonstrated sophisticated understanding of requirements for nursing and midwifery course accreditation in Australia.
  • Design innovative and effective curriculum which reflects developing best practice nationally and internationally, utilising various methodologies including online and blended learning.
  • Conduct and lead innovative and high impact research and produce conference and seminar papers and international peer-reviewed publications resulting from that research as per the School and/or University academic level benchmarks for the position.
  • Contribute to building a robust, ambitious and inclusive research culture within the School.
  • Supervise Higher Degree by Research (HDR), honours and postgraduate students.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

Welcome to Bundoora campus – Please click on the video link below:


  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply
Closing date:  By 11:55pm Sunday 16th April 2023.

Position Enquiries: David Edvardsson, Associate Dean, Office of Nursing & Midwifery, Email, Phone 03 9479 5987

Recruitment Enquiries: Vicki Stavrou, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner, Email, Phone 03 9479 5191

Position Description below:

Download File PD-Senior Lecturer, Nursing.pdf

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up-to-date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description

 Why La Trobe:

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact.
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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