Location: Parkville

Role type: Part time; 3 years fixed-term 

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Department/School: Department of Nursing

Salary: Level B – $102,967 – $122,268 pro rata p.a. plus 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences has an enviable research record and is the University of Melbourne’s largest faculty in terms of management of financial resources, employment of academic and professional staff, teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate (including research higher degree) students and the conduct of basic and applied research.

About the Role

The position is located within the Department of Nursing at The University of Melbourne and involves leading and subject coordination in the graduate certificate in cancer nursing. You will contribute to the development, review, and delivery of course curriculum and subject delivery. You will actively contribute to the scholarship of learning and teaching in the Department of Nursing and across the Melbourne School of Health Sciences and have a national profile as a leader in the area of cancer nursing.

In a typical week at work, you may:

  • Contribute to teaching and learning through lectures, practical sessions, workshops and curriculum development as well as subject administration as required
  • Prepare and deliver lectures and seminars
  • Assist with setting and participating in conducting and marking of student assessments, both theoretical and clinical
  • Contribute to research and scholarship in an area of nursing practice that is of national significance
  • Actively participate at Department, School and/or Faculty meetings and contribute to planning or committee work to build capacity in the School/discipline
  • Maintain a sound knowledge of current University Policy and Procedures, and reliably follow these or provide compliant advice to others

About You

You will have highly developed interpersonal skills with a student-centred approach and strong interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external) and work collaboratively. You will be able to demonstrate willingness to participate in a new and vigorous team and the ability to work effectively both as a team member and independently and have excellent problem solving and organisational skills. You will be an ethical scholar who values diversity and works effectively with individual differences.

Additionally, you will have:

  • a licence as a Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • a  specialist qualification in cancer nursing and clinical teaching experience working in the specialty 
  • a Master Degree in nursing or working towards completion of PhD in nursing
  • an established national profile as a leader in the discipline of cancer nursing
  • demonstrated experience in curriculum development and program/course coordination.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, please visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be Yourself

At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages with disabilities and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at [email protected].

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications with current valid working rights in Australia and candidates who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

Position Description: 0055760_LecturerinCancerNursing_PD.pdf

Applications close: 16th May 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


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