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Senior Lecturer, Nursing & Midwifery

Job No.:567389

Work type:Continuing

  • Full-time, Continuing
  • Albury Wodonga campus
  • Elevate the future of Nursing with us!


Do you want to make a real impact in rural health and wellbeing? La Trobe University is calling for a dynamic and innovative Senior Lecturer in Nursing and Midwifery to join our exceptional team at the La Trobe Rural Health School (LRHS).


About the Role:

As a Senior Lecturer, you will play a pivotal role in developing and delivering our cutting-edge Nursing and Midwifery programs. At LRHS, the largest rural health school in Australia, we pride ourselves on offering a diverse and comprehensive range of health courses across our regional campuses. This position is your chance to lead, inspire, and contribute to the advancement of health education and research in rural communities.


What You'll Do:

  • Innovate and Inspire: Design, coordinate, and teach high-quality subjects and courses that captivate and engage undergraduate, honours, and postgraduate students. Embrace and implement innovative teaching methodologies, including online and blended learning, to enhance the student experience.
  • Lead Groundbreaking Research: Conduct and lead high-impact research projects. Publish your findings in top-tier journals and present at prestigious conferences. Secure research funding through competitive grants, contracts, and consultancies.
  • Mentor Future Leaders: Provide leadership and mentorship to junior academic staff and nursing and midwifery partners. Supervise Higher Degree by Research (HDR), honours, and postgraduate students, nurturing the next generation of health professionals.
  • Build Strong Networks: Forge and strengthen collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders and industry partners. Represent the discipline at key external events and contribute to professional accreditation and course monitoring.
  • Champion Excellence: Develop and critically revise curriculum materials, ensuring they meet the highest standards of professional accreditation and academic excellence.


What We're Looking For:

  • Academic Excellence: Completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent accreditation in a relevant discipline. Registered Nurse or dual Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife with NMBA|AHPRA.
  • Teaching Superstar: Demonstrated effectiveness in curriculum development and teaching, with a passion for educational excellence.
  • Inspirational Leader: Proven ability to lead and mentor at the course/program/research group level, inspiring both students and staff.
  • Research Trailblazer: Strong record of research publication and success in obtaining research funding. Your work makes a difference and sets new standards in the field.
  • Effective Communicator: Demonstrated effectiveness in liaising with external organizations, agencies, and the public.
  • Team Builder: Proven experience in managing staff performance and development, creating a supportive and high-performing team environment.


Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • 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 on Wednesday 10th July 2024

Recruitment Enquiries:  Melissa Magaton, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner, E. M.magaton@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD - Senior Lecturer, Nursing and Midwifery.pdf

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

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.


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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants 
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

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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