Lecturer in Nursing

St Lucia, Australia
$89,458.97 - $106,232.23
08 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work is a leader in the study of nursing, midwifery, social work and human services, demonstrating excellence through innovative, creative, and dynamic teaching and research, in a vibrant, interdisciplinary, and engaging environment. The School is committed to conducting academic, research and community partnership programs that are recognised for their excellence in contributing to health and well-being in the community.

The role

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work seeks to appoint a Lecturer to teach into undergraduate and postgraduate programs in social work. The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate courses and contribute to program development, supervise Research Higher Degree students and pursue an active research agenda. Early Career Academics (ECA) will be considered.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of social work and be eligible for membership with the AASW. Expertise in the area of social work and the law and/or social work with people living with disabilities would be highly regarded. Candidates should have a demonstrated enthusiasm for engaging in high quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and evidence of contribution to research commensurate with the position level.

To be considered for an Early Career Academic (ECA) appointment, at Academic Level B, you must be currently employed by an Australian university and have submitted or been awarded a PhD and either:

  • performed casual teaching work in four semesters or equivalent teaching periods over at least three years, preceding their application; or
  • been employed in a fixed term postdoctoral research fellowship, fixed-term research, replacement or subsidiary to studentship position in the two years preceding their application.

Persons who have previously held a continuing academic appointment at any University are ineligible to apply for an ECA appointment.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.  Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at: atsi_recruitment@uq.edu.au


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Academic Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range $89,459 - $106,232 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $104,667 - $124,291 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 499652_1012676_Lecturer.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Helen McCutcheon on +61 7 3365 2507 or h.mccutcheon@uq.edu.au.

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