Senior Lecturer - Community Child and Adolescent Health Nursing

Curtin University of Technology
May 01, 2024
Offerd Salary:$134,904 - $155,293
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Curtin School of Nursing has an opportunity for a Senior Lecturer to share their specialty with the Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS).

  • $134,904 - $155,293 (ALC) pro-rata plus 17% superannuation
  • Fixed term (until Jun 2029), full-time position (1.0 FTE)
  • Fantastic benefits and work environment
  • Job Reference: 1198363 Your new role

    In this specialist role, you will be responsible for leading, promoting, translating, and implementing nursing research to support strategic priorities and imperatives in CAHS Community Health. This position will inform and support evidence-based community health nursing practice offered to infants, children, adolescents, and families in this health setting.

    The successful applicant will ideally have a keen interest in the interface between community health nursing and the social determinants of health; population health; and primary care, health promotion and prevention in children and adolescents.

    In this role, you will, but are not limited to:

  • Deliver high-quality and innovative teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate students across a range of modes and levels.
  • Conduct tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions, and/or studio sessions as appropriate, which stimulate and foster student learning.
  • Act as course coordinator.
  • Supervise Higher Degree Research students.
  • Conduct national and international impactful and translational research.
  • Develop a coherent program of research in collaboration with the Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS)
  • Provide leadership and build research capacity, in a range of projects with Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS)
  • Actively seek and act as co or chief investigator in applications for competitive research grants and/or fellowships.
  • Disseminate and publish research findings in journals, seminars, workshops, and conferences.
  • Be involved and lead research groups and committees at both Curtin and the Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS)
  • Selection Criteria

  • A doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • Be a Registered Nurse in Australia.
  • Proven high-level teaching skills with a demonstrated reflective approach to teaching.
  • A significant contribution to scholarship in teaching and experience in curriculum development and unit/course coordination.
  • An established record of research outputs/creative works in high-quality refereed academic journals/outlets consistent with the discipline.
  • Evidence of an established national reputation and growing international profile and a record of obtaining research income, including nationally competitive research grants and/or fellowships.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to lead major curriculum and/or research initiatives, provide mentoring to less experienced staff, and supervise HDR students.
  • Demonstrated high-level communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to foster the development of a collegial and supportive working environment and the ability to interact with students and staff with cross-cultural sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies, procedures, and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions of this position.
  • To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Tracey Moroney – Head of School, Curtin School of Nursing on [email protected]

    About us

    Curtin's School of Nursing is the longest-established school of nursing in the Australian university sector. From the time it opened 50 years ago, the school has been a key part of the University's drive to be a leader in health sciences education and research. The school delivers a range of undergraduate courses in nursing, oral health therapy, and paramedicine; and specialist postgraduate courses in areas ranging from diabetes and critical care, to child health and midwifery.

    The Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) is proud to be the leading service provider for children's healthcare in Western Australia, as the State's only dedicated health service for infants, children, and young people. CAHS is made up of four service areas: Neonatology, Community Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), and Perth Children's Hospital (PCH). Consisting of over 5,500 employees, our services are delivered at PCH and King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH), as well as across a network of more than 160 community clinics across the metropolitan area.

    We are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide global solutions through quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a welcoming space where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are essential to everyday life. Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and endless food options including a supermarket.

    We encourage a progressive and diverse workplace, offering generous superannuation and salary packaging benefits. We are committed to looking after our employees by promoting health and wellbeing, work flexibility, and personal development opportunities.

    For more information about our university, please visit www.

    Join us!

    Please provide a cover letter, your CV and separate document addressing the selection criteria (noted above) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

    To view a copy of the generic Academic Role Statement, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser.

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    Applications close: Wednesday, 1st May 2024, at 10:00 pm AWST

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin's satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

    You will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role. Only in limited situations will visa sponsorship situations be considered.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number.

    Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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