Lecturer in Nursing

Lecturer in Nursing

Massey University | adelaide, SA, AU

Posted 12 days ago

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About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:
Continuing

Position Summary

Availability:
Continuing | Full-Time or Part-Time

Compensation:
Academic Level B

Salary Range:
$101,724-$120,380

Reporting to:
Dean, People and Resources (or Delegate)
College of Nursing and Health Sciences

The Lecturer in Nursing (Academic or Clinical/Practitioner) will contribute to excellence in teaching and learning across the suite of Nursing topics in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The Lecturer in Nursing will be responsible for making an independent contribution to teaching and the scholarship of teaching using innovations in teaching practices and technologies to deliver excellence in teaching.

The Lecturer may also be involved in teaching across other courses in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences or other Colleges. The Lecturer will be required to make an independent, high quality contribution to strengthening existing partnerships or exploring new partnerships with external stakeholders that have the potential for providing improved teaching, learning and/or research outcomes for the University. The Lecturer will prioritise, coordinate, monitor workflow and provide informal day‐to‐day feedback to all staff under their supervision according to the University’s policies, practices and standards.

Noting that the the Teaching Specialist (Clinical/Practitioner) will also be expected to concurrently engage in practice as a Nurse in a clinical or community setting to support maintenance of contemporary practice, knowledge and skills.

Key Position Responsibilities

This position is predominantly concerned with teaching and teaching‐related duties involving the creation, delivery and continuous quality improvement of university‐level education. It includes (but is not limited to): direct teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience; curriculum design and review; delivery innovation; advancements in education technologies; and making an independent contribution to maintaining internal and external compliance and accreditation of courses. The position is also expected to make an independent contribution to high‐quality university, professional and community service. The position does not include making a research contribution.

Noting that appointees of the Teaching Specialist (Clinical/Practitioner) bring recent, ongoing (concurrent) and extensive experience and knowledge of contemporary clinical/professional practice to the position. The position is also expected to make an independent contribution to high‐quality university, professional and community service.

Teaching:

Create, coordinate and conduct inspiring teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience, with a focus on nursing topics, across all levels and modes, of the College.

Contribute to the planning and evaluation of these topics, undertaking the role of Topic Coordinator as required.

Make an independent contribution to the review, renewal, development and design of curricula and courses that are attractive to existing and new cohorts of students and that nurture creativity and critical‐ thinking skills.

Provide support, academic counselling and professional advice to students concerning their studies, professional development and career opportunities.

Make effective use of innovations and technologies in teaching practice.

University, Professional and Service:

Participate in the College’s administrative activities such as membership of committees and working groups and attendance at College meetings.

Maintain professional knowledge relevant to teaching within their discipline through scholarship and professional development.

Engage in activities within a relevant external professional domain such as professional associations, conferences and workshops, and within a wider community context at local, national or international level.

Provide high quality contribution to community service on behalf of the College and University.

Undertake activities that promote the development of productive partnerships to provide opportunities for students and promote graduate employability.

Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA, interstate and overseas travel, may be required.

Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and / or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

Capabilities of Teaching Specialist (Academic) Level B:

Completion of a PhD or EdD or equivalent qualification is required in Nursing.

Currently registered or eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Nurse.

Hold and maintain a current membership with a relevant professional association.

Evidence of excellence in teaching performance at a tertiary level.

Experience in one or more of the following areas such as Mental Health Nursing, Diabetes Education, Primary Health Care, Indigenous Health, Critical Care, Emergency and Aged Care

Evidence of an independent contribution to the development, delivery and evaluation of innovative teaching and learning strategies, including student assessment.

Evidence of reflective practice.

Demonstrated understanding of curriculum reviews and internal and external accreditation activities.

Demonstrated understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research, scholarship and practice.

Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry.

Demonstrates a commitment to fostering a positive workplace culture, and role modelling behaviours that support the University’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Evidence of upholding the values and ethos of the University.

Experience in coordinating and/or leading the activities of other staff (desirable).

Demonstrated experience and innovation using e‐learning platforms for teaching purposes (desirable).

Experience in development of international and short course teaching delivery or collaboration (desirable).

Advanced knowledge of course accreditation requirements for relevant area (desirable).

Capabilities of Teaching Specialist (Clinical / Practitioner) Level B:

Doctorate in a relevant field or equivalent clinical experience and professional standing in Nursing.

Currently registered or eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Nurse.

Hold and maintain a current membership with a relevant professional association.

Clinical experience in one or more of the following areas such as Mental Health Nursing, Diabetes Education, Primary Health Care, Indigenous Health, Critical Care, Emergency and Aged Care

Evidence of excellence in teaching performance at a tertiary level, inclusive of simulation and/or clinical setting.

Evidence of an independent contribution to the development, delivery and evaluation of innovative teaching and learning strategies both in the classroom and in clinical education, including student assessment.

Evidence of reflective practice.

Demonstrated understanding of curriculum reviews and internal and external accreditation activities.

Demonstrated understanding of the nexus between teaching and learning, research, scholarship and practice.

Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, students and industry.

Demonstrates a commitment to fostering a positive workplace culture, and role modelling behaviours that support the University’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Evidence of upholding the values and ethos of the University.

Experience in coordinating and/or leading the activities of other staff (desirable).

Demonstrated experience and innovation using e‐learning platforms for teaching purposes (desirable).

Experience in development of international and short course teaching delivery or collaboration (desirable).

Advanced knowledge of course accreditation requirements for relevant area (desirable).

Experience in specialised areas such as Mental Health Nursing, Diabetes Education, prim