Senior Lecturer and Course Director, Nursing

Melbourne, Australia
25 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
24 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Establish and champion the Nursing profile of Swinburne University
  • Opportunity to develop, coordinate and deliver a contemporary Nursing course
  • Build collaborative teaching and research partnerships

Swinburne University of Technology is one of the world’s top 400 universities in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities. This reflects the organisation’s strong commitment to research excellence, quality education, innovative pedagogy, and learning pathways that help students to achieve their potential. Swinburne is committed to world leading research with impact and has invested heavily in staff and state of the art laboratory facilities and infrastructure.

Swinburne University of Technology seeks to appoint an outstanding nursing academic as Professor of Nursing and Course Director in the Faculty of Health, Arts and Design based in Melbourne, Australia.

The Senior Lecturer (Nursing) and Course Director (SLCD) will provide outstanding academic and professional leadership support to both academic and clinical staff and students in the new Nursing course at Swinburne University. As part of the university’s ambitious new Health Sciences strategy, the SLCD will be in charge of teaching the undergraduate and postgraduate Bachelor of Nursing course and establishing the Nursing curriculum using simulation, online, blended and on-campus modes of delivery. The SLCD will be responsible for establishing industry partnerships and placements, and recruit and supervise new teaching staff into the course. The incumbent will also contribute to a research strand (mental health, pedagogy, disability, aged care, community settings and e-health of particular interest), convene and teach academic units and supervise research students.

With an outstanding academic reputation as a leader in teaching and research in nursing, the successful candidate will be innovative in demonstrating cutting-edge approaches to integrating technology into pedagogy. Leading and building a team and curriculum whilst understanding contemporary matters and trends in nursing education is essential to this role. In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate high standard of interpersonal and communication skills.

To apply - please go to and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference SWIcdn1016, addressing your cover letter and resume to Kate Wheeler, of Jo Fisher Executive, or call +61 3 9016 6000 for further information.

Applications close: 24 December 2016