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Lecturer in Nursing

Apply now Job no: 499172
Work type: Part time
Location: Not Applicable, Sydney
Categories: Teaching Intensive


  • Fixed term (3 years), Part time (0.4FTE - 0.8FTE negotiable)
  • Online / Remote / Work from Home (WFH)
  • Multiple positions available

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses with specialist expertise to join a dynamic team in the School of Nursing which is part of the College of Health and Medicine.. You will be able to work from anywhere in Australia as you join one of Australia’s top providers of postgraduate nursing education. 

With a strong background in nursing education these teaching focused positions will contribute to student success through the educational preparation of Registered Nurses in their chosen area of specialisation.

We are looking for new team members with expertise in the any one of the following areas of post graduate certificate specialisation:

  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Cancer Care
  • Mental Health
  • Paediatrics
  • Perioperative Care
  • Anaesthetic and Recovery.

You will assist in developing a positive culture that enables high levels of collaboration and productivity, joining us once a year for team based professional development opportunities. Your role will also have scope to support the University to contribute to policy or nursing communities of practice, or research. These elements will be negotiated to be 30% of your role, depending on your interests and capacity.

This position is fractional (fraction to be negotiated) to enable the successful candidates to maintain a clinically based role. We will work with successful candidates to find the right balance between maintaining clinical currency and teaching commitments.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Make a strong and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake scholarly postgraduate coursework teaching of an exemplary quality.
  • Make a significant contribution in the teaching of postgraduate contemporary nursing curricula, through unit coordination, curriculum development, evaluation and utilising emerging and online technology.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of transformative partnerships inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.
  • Behave in a manner that aligns with the University of Tasmania Behaviour Policy and Statement of Values, participate in supporting program delivery, and promote a vibrant, positive culture with a focus on safety.

­Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate:

  • Registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).
  • Post graduate nursing qualifications in the area of specialisation at Master level.
  • Demonstrated and significant experience in nursing practice (with recency) in one of the advertised specialty areas of nursing practice.
  • Experience and demonstrated achievement in university-level teaching and learning.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a record of contributing effectively to building and maintaining transformative partnerships with the discipline, profession, industry (where relevant) and wider community.


Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $147,083 comprising base salary within the range of $108,285 to $125,712 pro-rata plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your CV and 1-2-page cover letter outlining your interest in the role, skills, capabilities and experience.  You do not need to separately address the success criteria.
  • For further information about this position, please contact Annette Saunders, Lecturer(Teaching Intensive) in Nursing, or (03) 6324 3373.
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.
  • Please refer to the attached Position Description Below for full details.

Download File Position Description - 499172 - Lecturer in Nursing.pdf

Applications close Friday, 13 October 2023, 11.55pm

The University of Tasmania strongly encourages employees to maintain COVID-19 vaccination in line with relevant Australian Government health advice.

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

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Applications close: Tasmania Daylight Time

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