Lecturer in Nursing

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Nov 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0057400
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full time; Fixed Term for 12 months
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Nursing
Level B - $110,236 - $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the School of Health Sciences - Nursing


Nursing was established as a discipline within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences in 1996. Since its inception, the philosophy of nursing at The University of Melbourne is that clinical practice and practice-based research are integral to the educational preparation of all nurses at all levels of professional practice. Our qualifying degree is the Master of Nursing Science and is open to graduates from a range of undergraduate degree programs. Our department continues to offer a wide range of specialist and advanced practice level courses and graduate research degrees . Globally we are recognized for the quality of the research training offered and the strong clinical focus of the nursing research programs.

About the Role
The Lecturer in Nursing will contribute to the development and delivery of the curriculum with a strong focus on the development of evidence-based professional practice in acute and complex care. The Lecturer in Nursing will participate in the Department of Nursing strategic activities by engaging in the scholarship of learning and teaching and the translation of research evidence to curricula. A key focus of the role will be the supporting the development of knowledge, attitudes and skills required to deliver safe and effective nursing care against national accreditation standards and benchmarks.

Responsibilities include:

About You
You will demonstrate excellence in teaching, learning and scholarships within the discipline of nursing. You will bring your highly developed interpersonal skills with a student-centred approach and can show initiative and innovation, particularly in the presentation of information. You will demonstrate a proactive reflexive teaching practice through seeking guidance from senior teaching staff and student feedback. You will possess a demonstrate willingness to participate in a new and vigorous team and the ability to work effectively both as a team member and independently

You will also have:

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

To find out more, visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].