Lecturer, School of Nursing

Brisbane (Suburb), South East Queensland (AU)
28 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

QUT Caboolture campus, QLD

About the School of Nursing

QUT’s School of Nursing produces highly regarded professional nurses through the full range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses from Bachelor to PhD. The School is well recognised for its outstanding research programs, with an excellent track record in competitive research funding, publications, and translation of research outcomes.

Health services research is a priority for QUT and the real world emphasis of Nursing’s research and the success of its world class researchers have had significant impacts on policy and practice.

About the position

We seek an appointee with a passion for leading and driving innovation in nursing education and research, and supporting students from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. QUT’s Caboolture campus provides enriching opportunities and rewarding challenges in terms of connections with the local community. Our Caboolture staff and students aim to give back to the community, with nursing students completing practical work in local hospitals where they can make the most difference. With this role comes the opportunity to build student confidence and contribute to grassroots change. The role will suit a nurse who is excited by the opportunity to lead education and research through innovation, and provide students with skills that reflect the needs of the community now and into the future.

Key responsibilities

  • Facilitate excellence in undergraduate teaching through the development and promotion of innovative teaching methods and blended learning.
  • Undertake research including publication in high quality peer reviewed journals and collaborate in submission of applications for research grants.
  • Coordinate and teach units across all levels of the programs.
  • Provide authentic real-world learning and assessment.
  • Actively participate in unit and curriculum review and design.
  • Engage in professional placement development.
  • Supervise research students at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Effectively engage with industry partners and professional associations at state and national levels.

Selection Criteria

  1. Completion of a doctoral qualification or progression towards completion of a doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline area. Eligibility to register as a registered nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
  2. Demonstrated understanding of the changing context of health care andability to create contemporary ways of working with the health care sector.
  3. Demonstrated ability to embed innovative and transformational approaches to learning and teaching.
  4. Record of contribution to high impact research/scholarship in an area.
  5. Demonstrated capacity to effectively supervise research students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  6. Proven ability to contribute to a high performance and collaborative culture.

Type of appointment

This appointment will be offered on an ongoing full-time basis. Part-time appointment arrangements will be considered.

Salary and Benefits

The classification for this position is Academic Level B which has an annual salary range of $89,257 to $106,003.

Beyond personal and professional fulfilment, a career at QUT brings a broad range of tangible benefits. With competitive remuneration and 17% superannuation, the University offers real and generous benefits.

QUT is a high quality and flexible organisation that is proud of its excellent employment conditions which include but are not limited to:

  • Reduced working year scheme
  • Parental leave provisions
  • Study support encompassing leave and financial assistance
  • Comprehensive professional development
  • Salary Packaging

Further benefits can be found at the Working at QUT page.

How to Apply

For further information and to apply, please visit www.qut.edu.au/jobs for reference number 16408.

When applying for this position you should upload the following:

  • Current resume;
  • A brief summary (1 - 2 pages) outlining your best examples which demonstrate your specific outcomes against the Selection Criteria.
  • A short statement (maximum 1 page) which demonstrates your understanding of the changing context of health care and your willingness to embrace new ways of learning and teaching and working with the health care sector.

Applications close 21 October 2016