Indigenous Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery

Sydney, Australia
$131,136 to $154,738 p.a.
05 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
11 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Full-time, Ongoing Position
Parramatta South Campus

This is an identified position and applicants must be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person. Please refer to the Guidelines for Confirmation of Identity for Indigenous Australians for the requirements of this position.

About Western

Working at Western Sydney University means you’ll be part of an organisation that’s ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and is a research leader – with 85% of the University’s research being at or above world standard. We understand the key to your success is unlocking your true potential – just as we do with our students. Our 3,000 staff members work together to enable a dynamic, inclusive and innovative culture that is distinctly research-driven and student-centred. 

The University is ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide, and as a research leader, over 85 per cent of the University’s assessed research is rated at ‘World Standard’ or above.

About the Role

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is seeking to appoint an experienced nurse academic with demonstrated innovation and commitment to nursing education for appointment.  

You must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Division 1 Registered Nurse in Australia and have expertise and experience in nurse education in university-based programs.

You will have outstanding skills and qualities in research and education delivery with a focus on quality teaching, curriculum development and student engagement, playing a major role in teaching within the undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programs.  

For appointment at Level B, you must have a tertiary qualification in nursing or similar field of knowledge, including a Master's qualification in a relevant field, or knowledge and professional experience at an equivalent level.

The position will be based at the Parramatta South Campus with the expectation of travel to other campuses where required.


Western Sydney University highly values equity and inclusiveness. We have a proud history of doing so and consider this an important part of our social and civic responsibilities as a University. We strive to contribute to tackling inequalities and promoting wellbeing within our own institution, the Greater Western Sydney region, nationally and internationally.


Western Sydney University has long been identified as a University of the people. We value the contributions made by our staff and recognise that they underpin the enablement of our mission and values. In return, we offer: 

  • 17% super contributions
  • Multi-Campus opportunities
  • Salary Packaging options

For further information, please refer to the attached position descriptions.

If this sounds like you, apply now and ensure you address all items in the selection criteria in your application.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level B $131,136 to $154,738 p.a. (comprising Salary of $110,811 to $130,846 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Please contact Leeanne Heaton, Deputy Dean via email

Closing Date: 8:30 pm, Sunday 11 June 2023

Working Rights in Australia - Eligibility

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For an ongoing/continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident and provide evidence at time of application. 

Note - Only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted.