Lecturer in Nursing

Launceston, Australia
05 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Founded in 1890, the University of Tasmania is ranked in the top two percent of universities worldwide and in the top ten research universities in Australia. The University has a strong and distinctive Tasmanian identity which underpins teaching and research that is international in scope, vision and standards.

The University of Tasmania is at a critical point in its journey experiencing one of the fastest growth periods in its history. The formation of the College of Health and Medicine will provide the optimal model to boost health and medical research performance and enable excellence in training health professionals, which together will transform health outcomes for the Tasmanian community.

The School of Health Science specialises in Nursing, Allied Health Science and Rural Health. The school is seeking to appoint Lecturers in Nursing to join the dynamic team in the School of Health Sciences, building capacity in evidence-based nursing research and pedagogy. Appointees will deliver high impact research outcomes aligned with the Faculty of Health research themes and have a learning and teaching focus on the preparation of pre-registration and post-graduate students of nursing.

The Lecturers in Nursing will:

  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and successfully supervise research higher degree students
  • Make a significant contribution towards the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate contemporary nursing curricula, including unit coordination, evaluation and utilising emerging and online technology
  • Actively engage in fostering collegial relationships within the University and with all School of Health Science stakeholders

Applicants will hold registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) together with significant clinical experience in a nursing specialty such as but not limited to: Acute Care, Mental Health, Community and Aged Care. A strong record of and continuing commitment to research that has achieved national recognition for contribution to the field of nursing or health is essential.

These appointments are 1.0 FTE continuing (tenured) and located in Launceston or Hobart. Appointment to these roles will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $127,368 comprising a base salary within the range of $92,326 to $108,862 plus 17% superannuation. An attractive relocation package may also be negotiated with the successful applicant.

The closing date for applications is 28 January 2018. For further information regarding this position please contact Dr Lisa Dalton 61 3 6324 3734 or email lisa.dalton@utas.edu.au.

Applications must as a minimum include a résumé, a cover letter, location preference and responses to the position criteria contained in the position description. Applications for this position should be made via the University of Tasmania website at www.utas.edu.au/jobs.

A copy of the Position Description can be found on the University of Tasmania Careers Page