Lecturer in Nursing
RMIT University Discipline of Nursing
Australia

Lecturer, ECDF in Nursing

Job no: 591221

Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract

Categories: Health and Medicine, Teaching and Research

  • Bring your expertise in mental health nursing to RMIT
  • Full time, fixed term (up to 3 years) role available
  • Academic Level B (from $98,495 to $116,965) + 17% Super
  • Based at Bundoora West campus

About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

Culture

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

About the role and the College

The Discipline of Nursing offers programs that prepare students for diverse and complex healthcare environments, the teaching is underpinned by a culture of academic excellence, innovative research, clinical practice and strong community partnerships. We offer a Bachelor of Nursing, Master of Mental Health Nursing, Graduate Diploma Child and Family Health Nursing and Research Higher Degrees. We launched a new BN curriculum in 2019 that has a strong consumer focus with an emphasis on diversity and preparing the graduate to be industry ready. Details of the Discipline can be found at: https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/health-science/nursing

As the Lecturer, Early Career Development Fellow (ECDF), you will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School within the Nursing discipline. Your area of expertise will be in mental health nursing as you contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate programs where appropriate. You will be actively involved in establishing and maintaining memberships and partnerships with academic, industry, and professional communities. You will also play a pivotal role in the School’s course coordination which includes designing, conducting, and moderating assessment and implementing improvements.

About you

You will have an emerging track record and demonstrated professional practice within the previous five years including experience working within the higher education sector to deliver programs with a focus on your area of expertise. As a Lecturer, (ECDF) it is critical that you can coordinate, prepare, and deliver courses in an undergraduate nursing program and where relevant, other undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including online delivery. You will forge strong and productive networks including with external agencies to generate clinical placements for RMIT students. Additionally, you will be able to work effectively with students and communicate sensitive information related to effective learning. Furthermore, you will relish the opportunity to be part of a supportive and collaborative team as you engage with both industry and the academic world.

Qualifications

Mandatory:

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia as a Registered Nurse.
  • PhD in a relevant field required for appointment at level B. Substantial progress towards PhD may be considered for level A appointment.
  • Performed casual teaching work in an Australian University within the last three years and not held a continuing role.
  • Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.
  • Preferred: Completion of the Essentials in Tertiary Teaching Practice program or equivalent (if the appointed candidate does not meet this requirement at time of appointment, they will be supported to complete this as a requirement to fulfil their probation).

Full Victorian Drivers Licence

Bring your whole self to work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognized by a broad spectrum of external organizations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this role. Candidates are requested to separately address the key selection criteria outlined in the position description. For any inquires please contact Associate Professor Karen Livesay, Discipline Leader Nursing at karen.livesay@rmit.edu.au

Download File Position Description - 50068399 - Lecturer_ECDF in Nursing.pdf

We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us via your preferred type of communication: email TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au or call Kassie on +61399252442 with your request(s).

Applications close Monday, 9 November 2020.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

Application close: 09 Nov 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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