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Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery

Campbelltown / Parramatta, Australia
$164,764 to $189,004 p.a.
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

Job Details

1 x Full time positions at Parramatta Campus
1 x Full time position at Campbelltown Campus

About Western 

Western Sydney University is a top-ranking, modern, forward-thinking institution committed to excellence in education, research, and community impact. Our core values of Boldness, Fairness, Integrity, and Excellence foster a dynamic, inclusive, and innovative culture focused on student-centered excellence. With 3,500 dedicated staff members, you can thrive professionally while making a meaningful impact. Discover exciting opportunities with us!

About the role

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

In these positions you will make contributions to the leadership of academic activities within the School, such as participating in development, implementation and delivery of teaching and learning in both ungraduated and post graduate programs. You will also contribute to the School’s governance roles and engage in activities.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

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 C, you must have a PhD in Nursing or a related area, as well as relevant experience and evidence of excellence in research, engagement and learning and teaching.

The positions will be based at one of the home campuses listed above 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. If you share our passion for creating a more equitable and inclusive world, and if you are ready to contribute to meaningful change, join us in our mission to promote equity, inclusiveness, and wellbeing. 

What We Offer in Return

At Western Sydney University, we deeply value our staff and recognise their invaluable contributions that drive our mission and uphold our values. In return for your dedication, we offer:

  • 35 hour work week
  • 17% super contributions
  • Multi-Campus opportunities

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, we want to hear from you! Apply now ensuring you carefully address each of the selection criteria in your application. Please review the position description for further information.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level C $164,764 to $189,004 p.a. (comprising Salary of $139,368 to $160,086 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Please direct specific enquiries regarding the role to Associate Professor Leeanne Heaton, Deputy Dean, School of Nursing and Midwifery via email 

Recruitment Enquiries: Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the Recruitment Team at 

Closing Date: 8:30pm on Monday 1 July 2024 

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.


Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Western Sydney, the nation’s third largest economy and a region of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. The University has a strong connection to Greater Western Sydney, working with its communities and businesses to contribute to the region’s growth. The University is culturally diverse, with approximately 3,315 staff and 44,000 students drawn from Australia and around the world.

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