Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Nursing

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
08 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sydney Nursing School
Job Ref No: 429/0317

  • Join an organisation that encourages progressive thinking
  • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in population/public health, research methods or acute care nursing
  • Share our enthusiasm for developing the future of the nursing profession

About the opportunity 

We are looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer (Level C) and / or an Associate Professor (Level D) to academic positions in the Sydney Nursing School. You will make a significant contribution in the following area(s) relevant to faculty research priorities: population/public health, research methods, acute care nursing. You will also take responsibility for teaching and providing leadership in education in at least one of these areas. You will teach in pre- and post-registration courses and take on higher research degree student supervision responsibilities. This position may also have unit of study coordination responsibilities commensurate with the level of appointment. You may also have the opportunity to assume academic administration responsibility, including acting in a student support and/or faculty management role.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. We see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated academics who have:

  • a national (for Level C) and international (for Level D) research profile in a field aligned with the faculty’s research priorities
  • demonstrated expertise in leading in teaching at tertiary level
  • experience in HRD supervision commensurate with faculty criteria for a Level C/D academic;
  • demonstrated clinical currency / competence in field of expertise
  • a master’s or equivalent qualification related to field of expertise
  • a PhD in a relevant area
  • registration as a nurse with NMBA or eligible for registration with NMBA
  • relevant curriculum development and renewal experience
  • excellent organisational and communication skills.

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 47,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

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

Closing date: 11pm 22 March 2017

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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

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