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Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

University Of Sydney

  • Lecturer opportunity to teach within mental health nursing
  • Located at Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, Camperdown Campus
  • Part-time (0.5 FTE) 2 Year Fixed Term and base salary $104k – 123k p.a plus superannuation 
About the opportunity 
We are seeking to appoint a registered nurse with an academic background to the education-focused role of Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing. The position will teach in both pre- and post-registration nursing courses and undertake unit of study coordination commensurate with a 0.5FTE appointment. The position will also contribute to faculty service, for example in a student advisor role, and engage in scholarly activities related to pedagogical practice.
About you
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing who has:
  • a PhD or Master of Philosophy or enrolled in either
  • Master’s level qualification in mental health nursing
  • a proven ability, commitment and passion for engaging in scholarly activities to inform innovative pedagogical practice
  • deep and broad experience in teaching and learning in a tertiary environment, as evidenced by participation in team teaching within an established program and experience in teaching in a variety of settings
  • demonstrated success in designing, implementing and evaluating teaching and learning initiatives
  • a developing network of relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders
  • experience in supervising or mentoring others and/or coordinating team activities
  • demonstrated capacity to stimulate, actively engage and educate an audience using a range of media. 

About us
This position is within the Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney.
Sydney Nursing School is ranked 2nd in Australia and 15th internationally for academic and employer reputation (QS subject rankings, 2018). Our courses are founded on evidence and taught by researchers who are developing new knowledge in the field of nursing and midwifery. The exceptional quality of our programs means our graduates stand out from the crowd. Locally knowledgeable and globally aware, our graduates engender commitment and passion for nursing.
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.
We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.
How to apply
For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 2172/1118F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm on Sunday 25 November 2018

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.
© The University of Sydney
The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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Registered NurseUniversity Of Sydney
Location NSW,Sydney
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification Educators & Facilitators,Mental Health
Job Type Part Time
Estimated Salary Package Base Salary $104k – 123k p.a plus superannuation
Closing Date 07-01-2019

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