Lecturer in Nursing

  • University of Canberra
  • Australia, ACT
  • Apr 27, 2022

Job Description:

The University of Canberra is a dynamic university with great ambition which has risen to the 10th ranking of universities in Australia (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020). The University partners with government, business and industry locally and internationally to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of best practice in teaching, learning and research. UC’s place-based identity ensures that it exists to serve Australia’s capital community and its surrounding region with a strong impact on the nation. The university’s continued success has resulted in UC being recognised as number one in the world for our activities aimed at reducing inequalities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings (2021), and as Australia’s fastest rising university and one of the fastest rising in the world in the most recent QS Rankings, 2021.

The Discipline of Nursing at the University of Canberra invites outstanding academics to join our world class education and research team. Working as part of the innovative Faculty of Health, you will have the opportunity and be committed to making a significant contribution to the advancement of knowledge and education in your profession.

The successful applicant will be expected to make contributions to the undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching in the Discipline of Nursing. This is your opportunity to be part of a new and innovative learning environment committed to developing high-quality nursing graduates, who with strong education and diverse work-integrated learning experiences, will provide high-quality nursing care.

Reporting to the Discipline Lead you will work collaboratively to prepare, deliver and coordinate an engaging and inventive learning environment.

Our preferred candidate will have experience teaching in a tertiary environment, have a high-level of interpersonal skill and hold tertiary qualification/s (or equivalent) in nursing at Master’s degree level and holds current, unconditional registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA. Candidates who have a PhD or are working towards completion of a PhD will be considered favourably.

In return, the University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description. That’s right, we are only asking for your resume at this stage, no other documentation will be considered at application stage.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Professor Jenny Weller Newton on 0418 544 152- or email Jenny.Wellernewton@canberra.edu.au

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6206 3867 or email uctalent@canberra.edu.au

Closing Date: 11:55pm Sunday 22nd May 2022