Scholarly Teaching Fellow (Associate Lecturer) – Mental Health Nursing

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

Sydney Nursing School
Reference no. 1862/1116

  • Contribute to the faculty’s well-respected teaching program
  • Benefit from working in a collegiate team environment
  • Part-time (0.5FTE) continuing, remuneration package: base salary pro rata $69K-$94K p.a., 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. It employs 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. Sydney Nursing School has three pre-registration education pathways. These include the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) program, the Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry) program and a suite of combined degrees which enable pre-registration students to maintain broad study interests by linking their bachelor degree in Arts, Science or Health Sciences to the Master of Nursing. Sydney Nursing School also has an exciting suite of advanced and specialised nursing programs in Cancer and Haematology, Advanced Nursing Practice, Emergency, Intensive Care, Mental Health, Primary Health Care and Nurse Practitioner, and a range of research initiatives linked to these areas. 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 under the university’s Scholarly Teaching Fellowship scheme. You will have responsibility for teaching in mental health nursing units of study. You will have tertiary teaching experience and relevant mental health and professional practice experience. You will engage with and contribute to faculty learning and teaching activities and processes, and, while the role is predominantly teaching, you will have some opportunity to contribute to research. 

 Under the Fellowship rules you must be able to provide verification that you satisfy the following criteria:

  • have fixed term and/or casual employment experience totalling at least 12 months in one or more Australian universities over the preceding five years
  • have been awarded or have submitted or working towards an M Phil or PhD qualification related to nursing or nursing education
  • not hold, or have previously held, any continuing academic appointment in a university.


  • a master’s or equivalent qualification related to mental health nursing
  • experience in higher education teaching and learning and demonstrated ability to teach mental health subjects to health profession students
  • experience in development and management of eLearning sites
  • excellent organisational and managerial skills and willing to contribute to faculty governance
  • registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA or eligible for registration with AHPRA
  • experience working as an effective team member.

Desirable criteria

  • a graduate qualification in education
  • experience in higher education curriculum development at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • established research profile.

This is an opportunity to join and contribute to a growing teaching team at the University of Sydney and to further your academic profile within nursing.

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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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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