Associate Lecturer / Lecturer – Clinical Education Specialist

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
14 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Sydney Nursing School
Reference no. 1844/1116

  • Contribute to the faculty’s well-respected teaching program
  • Benefit from working in a collegiate team environment
  • Full-time or part-time (minimum 0.5FTE) fixed term for two years remuneration package: full-time base salary $69K-$99K p.a. plus leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. We employ over 7600 permanent staff, supporting over 60,000 students.

The Sydney Nursing School is highly regarded nationally and internationally for academic excellence, quality teaching and innovative research. In 2012, Sydney Nursing School introduced a new Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) program to broaden available preregistration nursing opportunities at the University of Sydney. Sydney Nursing School also has an exciting suite of advanced and specialised nursing programs in Cancer and Haematology, Advanced Nursing Practice, Clinical Trials Practice, Emergency, Intensive Care, Mental Health, Primary Health Care and Nurse Practitioner, and a range of research initiatives linked to these areas. Preregistration students can maintain broad study interests by linking their bachelor degree in arts, science or health sciences to a Master of Nursing, through combined degree courses. The preregistration Master of Nursing can also provide a career pathway for graduate entry students. Local, international and offshore students benefit from valuable knowledge and specialist skills which are current and marketable, and responsive to current and future community health care needs.

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer (Academic Level A) or a Lecturer (Academic Level B) in clinical education. You will facilitate clinical education for pre-registration programs to ensure quality clinical learning experiences and teach in professional nursing practice units of study. You will participate in the faculty’s development, implementation and evaluation of clinical education practices and student learning and contribute to the development of a positive and productive academic learning and teaching environment.  You may also have the opportunity to contribute to faculty research in nursing or education.

To succeed in securing this role you will have:

  • degree or Diploma in nursing/midwifery; current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA; relevant Masters level nursing qualification
  • working towards completion of Master of Philosophy or PhD in relevant area (essential for Level B)
  • demonstrated technical expertise in clinical nursing and commitment to the principles of evidence based practice and their application; extensive recent and relevant clinical nursing experience
  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including effective report writing skills
  • excellent relationship management skills including an ability to build and maintain ongoing collaborative working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders including staff, students, external organisations and industry professionals
  • demonstrated ability to work independently and with initiative, while also making a valuable contribution as part of a wider learning and teaching team
  • high level organisational skills including an ability to manage competing demands and time effectively as well as deliver outcomes within strict timeframes
  • well-developed administration skills including demonstrated attention to detail in work performed
  • extensive experience in the supervision of nursing students
  • demonstrated and successful teaching experience at a tertiary level in nursing/midwifery (essential at Level B; desirable at Level A)
  • teaching in clinical and simulated learning environments (desirable)
  • demonstrated interest in nursing or educational research (desirable).

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 11pm 1 December 2016

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.

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