Lecturer and Teaching Intensive Scholar in Nursing

Hobart / Launceston / Sydney, Australia
06 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 and Teaching-Intensive Scholars to contribute to the educational preparation of pre-registration students through provision of instruction in the theory and practice of nursing. The incumbents will develop teaching materials and deliver teaching and student assessment in Nursing Courses, including the utilisation of emerging technologies and simulation based education and other teaching related activities.

The Lecturer and Teaching-Intensive Scholars will:

  • Advance and actively assist the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and University of Tasmania Learning and Teaching Agenda including compliance with the University of Tasmania and School of Health Sciences Quality Assurance Framework and accreditation requirements
  • Participate in partner liaison, student recruitment and promotional events as required
  • 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 a Bachelor of Nursing qualification, and a Master of Nursing and/or Honours with clinical experience in a nursing speciality. Demonstrated expert clinical knowledge and evidence of contemporary evidence-based nursing practice is essential.

These roles are at 1.0 FTE continuing (tenured) and are located in Launceston, Hobart, Rozelle or Darlinghurst. 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 on 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.