Lecturer in Nursing

Boroondara, Australia
27 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Focused on high-quality teaching and active engagement with industry and community
  • Academic A, $64,501 - $87,280 plus 17% super
  • Full-time, ongoing, Hawthorn location

About Swinburne

Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. Swinburne focuses on providing high-quality, career-oriented education with strong links to industry and the community. Swinburne currently has over 54,000 students.

Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives. 

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the job

This is an exciting opportunity to join our new and dynamic nursing team as we introduce Higher Education nursing programs into Swinburne University. Located within the department of health professions The Bachelor of Nursing will commence in 2018. The lecturer position will predominantly engage in teaching and other administrative practices related to teaching and learning in Nursing. With support and guidance, the incumbent will contribute, to the skills and experience of the Nursing profession through ongoing curriculum development. 

Contribution to the research strategy is expected in order to develop an active research profile, promote professional activities and contribute to the development of Nursing scholarship aligned to the strategic direction of the Faculty. 

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • A minimum of a Graduate Certificate in Nursing 
  • Working towards Masters or completion (preferable)
  • NMBA registration as a Registered Nurse 
  • Currency of professional clinical experience 

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


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How to apply

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. 

To start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Swinburne University of Technology is a Child Safe Organisation and as part of this commitment, we require all employees to have a current Working with Children’s Check. 

All appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Assoc Prof Georgina Willetts on +61 3 9214 8747. 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Position number: 32377

Applications close at 5 pm, Friday 15 December 2017