Associate Lecturer / Lecturer – Clinical Education Specialist

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
05 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
05 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Sydney Nursing School
Reference no. 669/0417

  • Join an organisation that encourages progressive thinking
  • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in clinical nursing education
  • Full-time, fixed term for 22 months with further offers possible; two positions available

About the opportunity
The Sydney Nursing School is highly regarded nationally and internationally for academic excellence, quality teaching and innovative research. We are looking to appoint registered nurses with extensive clinical experience into the role of Clinical Education Specialist to facilitate clinical education for our pre-registration programs to ensure quality clinical learning experiences. You will teach in our professional nursing practice units of study, develop and deliver learning materials for clinical units of study, self-evaluate the delivery of teaching through student and educator feedback mechanisms and evaluation processes, and provide pre-registered nurse education in clinical settings.  You will have the opportunity to 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.

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 Clinical Education Specialists who have:

  • a degree or diploma in nursing/midwifery and registration with AHPRA as a registered nurse; relevant Masters level nursing qualification
  • completion or working towards completion of a Master of Philosophy or PhD in a relevant area (essential for appointment at the higher Lecturer level only)
  • demonstrated technical expertise in clinical nursing and commitment to the principles of evidence based practice and their application; and extensive, recent and relevant clinical nursing experience and Recent experience in the supervision of nursing students
  • 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.

Relevant tertiary teaching experience, including teaching in clinical and simulated learning environments, would be highly regarded.

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 26 April 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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