Lecturer, Nursing

La Trobe University


July 31, 2022


Lecturer, Nursing

Job No.: 563622

Work type: Continuing

  • Full time, Continuing
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus, may be asked to work from a Clinical School location
  • Hybrid & Flexible working arrangements offered
  • Level B - TRP $115,256 - $136,108 per annum inclusive of 17% superannuation
  • About the position

    A Level B teaching and research academic is expected to develop curriculum, teach and/or undertake research and/or other scholarly work relevant to the development of their discipline or professional field. An academic at this level will make a significant contribution to the discipline at the national and international level. They will normally play a major role or provide a significant degree of leadership in scholarly, research and/or professional activities relevant to the profession.

    The School of Nursing and Midwifery undertakes a wide range of teaching and research programs in Nursing, Midwifery, Maternal, Family and Child Health, Ageing and Aged Care, Health Service Design, Health and Wellbeing, Time Critical Nursing, Mental Health and Workforce. These interconnected programs combine to form Centres of Excellence based within our clinical networks and Research Centres.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • Registered or eligible to register as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • A PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing recognised by the University/profession as appropriate for the Nursing/Midwifery disciplines.
  • Demonstrated competence in teaching and curriculum development.
  • Ability to encourage intellectual development, discipline development and career aspirations of students.
  • Evidence of high quality and/or high impact research funded, conducted and published or otherwise disseminated, relative to opportunity.
  • Sound analytical skills with an ability to communicate complex information clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • High level organisational skills with the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, initiate and follow-up actions, all with minimal or no supervision.
  • High level verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Ability to supervise, or co-supervise, honours, postgraduate and HDR students.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively with staff and students from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Capabilities required to be successful in the position

  • Ability to work collaboratively, recognise the value of diversity and model accountability, connectedness, innovation and care.
  • Ability to demonstrate self-awareness, see things from another person's perspective and actively seek out and act on feedback to improve knowledge, skills and behaviour.
  • Ability to enable a safe, inclusive, high-performing team culture, prioritising staff mental health and wellbeing.
  • Ability to think creatively, explore new ideas and respectfully challenge existing practices in order to improve current ways of working.
  • Ability to build a culture of continuous improvement, implementing ideas generated by team members.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

    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. 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.

    Welcome to Bundoora campus – Please click on the video link below:

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm Sunday, 31st July 2022

    Position Enquiries: David Edvardsson, d.edvardsson@latrobe.edu.au

    Recruitment Enquiries: Recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

    Position Description below:

    PD - Lecturer, Nursing (Level B).pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

    The University's Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Measures , requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication. This position will require the incumbent to work onsite. As such, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, and providing satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the University.

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.
  • Why La Trobe:

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you'll collaborate with community and industry to create impact.
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future
  • 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.

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