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Lecturer, Nursing

Apply now Job no: 506546
Work type: Full-time
Location: Geelong - Waurn Ponds, Flexible
Categories: Health

A fantastic opportunity to join the NIKERI Institute and deliver high-quality teaching through our Community Based Delivery (CBD) programs in Nursing.

  • Based at Geelong Waurn Ponds campus
  • 2 years fixed-term contract
  • Level B $99,346 + 17% Superannuation 

The National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation Institute (NIKERI Institute) enables through our Community Based Delivery (CBD) programs Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians the flexibility to gain access to higher education while still being able to maintain family and community obligations. This program offers a unique higher educational opportunity that is responsive to the needs of Indigenous Peoples on a national scale. At its core has remained the development and consolidation of CBD as a centred model of ethos and practice.

An exciting opportunity now exists for an academic to join the NIKERI Institute as a Lecturer in Nursing, where, as the successful candidate, you will contribute to the Institute’s teaching programs and develop content and teaching materials for the Bachelor of Nursing degree.

This is a Level B 2 year fixed-term contract is based at our Geelong Waurn Ponds campus and salary is in the range $99,346 - $117,503 p.a + 17% superannuation

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

Your key responsibilities will include, and are not limited to:

  • Providing an excellent contribution to the Institute’s teaching and research programs
  • Making a contribution to the moderation and maintenance of academic standards, and the development of course and unit curriculum that exemplifies Deakin’s curriculum framework
  • Contributing to research and publication in health and learning and teaching, including testing the effectiveness of innovations designed to improve student and graduate outcomes including graduate employment
  • Designing and implementing best practice assessment of student learning outcomes, and participating in assessment panels
  • Contributing to research within the Institute
  • Publishing high quality research in journals of high repute
  • Undertaking professional and administrative roles and responsibilities that enhance the discipline and Deakin

 To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a registered Nurse
  • An undergraduate Nursing qualification with a post-graduate qualification or progression of study in a qualification in Nursing or a related field
  • Experience in teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design
  • Familiarity with facilitating clinical placements
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively, including the requirement for proper negotiation and consultation with Indigenous Peoples on matters relevant to the delivery of education services to Indigenous Peoples.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Indigenous societies, and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Indigenous people in contemporary Australian society and the diversity of circumstances of Indigenous people.

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File PD - Lecturer in Nursing (Level B).pdf

Applications for this position close on 14 February 2021.

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Please submit your updated resume and a cover letter addressing key selection criteria.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact James Charles, Associate Professor Indigenous Health, Community and Context on  5227 8623 or james.charles@deakin.edu.au.

NOTE: Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. You can also contact Fiona Mitchell (HR Consultant, Indigenous Staffing) on 03 5227 8733 or fiona.mitchell@deakin.edu.au to find out more about our Indigenous Strategy.

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

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