Lecturer in Nursing

Bundoora, Australia
06 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
  • Part-time (80%), Continuing position
  • Located at La Trobe Austin Health Clinical School
  • $90,748 - $107,758 (FTE) per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has embarked on an ambitious plan to fully immerse our curricula and research within the clinical context.  An essential element is the establishment of Academic and Research Networks (ARN’s) with Clinical Schools based at the Alfred, Austin, Northern and Melbourne Health Networks.  The Clinical Schools enable students’ direct access to expert clinicians and clinical services.

About the position

This position will provide expertise in contemporary nursing practice and facilitating undergraduate education by coordinating subjects and deliver effective teaching and administration into the Bachelor of Nursing program.  You will engage in clinical and conceptual nursing research as well as scholarship of teaching and learning individually or as part of a team, and produce high quality publications resulting from that research.

Skills and Experience

  • Registered or eligible to register as a Registered Nursing with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • A PhD in Nursing or related discipline and/or a masters, currently enrolled or committed to enrol in a PhD.
  • Current or recent participation in clinical nursing practice.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of current and new teaching methods and pedagogies.
  • Demonstrated competence in teaching and curriculum development in tertiary nursing education.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this role.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

How to apply

Closing date:  Sunday, 1 April 2018 by 11.00pm AEST.

Position Enquiries:  David Edvardsson, +61 3 9496 4455 or d.edvardsson@latrobe.edu.au

Please submit a cover letter, resume and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria located in the Position Description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.