Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Nursing

RMIT University

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Australia: Melbourne - Bundoora
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Vacancy Type
  • 2 exciting opportunities in Acute Care Nursing, Mental Health or Indigenous Health
  • 1 x Academic Level B position $96,564 – $114,672 + Super
  • 1 x Academic Level C position $118,291 – $136,401 + 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. 


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 roles 

There are two exciting opportunities for a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Nursing to join the school and make a positive contribution to the school’s research and teaching efforts. As the Lecturer, you will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities for the suite of programs offered by the school. As a Lecturer, you will be required to promote programs, establish relationships a variety of stakeholders and create a rewarding learning experience for RMIT’s students. This role will suit an individual who has a vested research interest in acute care nursing, mental health nursing or Indigenous nursing.  

The second opportunity is for an experienced Senior Lecturer in Nursing to make a significant contribution to the teaching and research efforts of the school. You will participate, develop, engage in and where appropriate lead high quality research projects that are aligned with the University’s research focus areas to achieve success in attracting research funding and to produce high quality outputs.  As the Senior Lecturer, you will have an interest in developing your research leadership role by embedding your research expertise into the life of the School and you will be required to develop high-quality, productivity-driven networks across RMIT and with local, national and global, internal and external partners. This role will suit an individual who has a vested research interest in acute care nursing, mental health nursing or Indigenous nursing. 

About you 

You will be a seasoned Lecturer and have real-world experience in the applied health industry. As a Lecturer, you will be working closely with our students and understanding their learning needs. Furthermore, you will create an environment that encourages creative thinking and ensure students are provided with excellent learning opportunities. Additionally, you will be confident teaching at different levels and be comfortable in coordinating large courses. As a relationship builder, you will enjoy networking across the university and develop creditability towards the school’s research efforts.

As the Senior Lecturer you have real-world experience in the applied health industry as a Registered Nurse. As a Senior Lecturer, you will have a demonstrated ability to coordinate large courses and deliver coursework at various levels of the university. You will be empathetic and illustrate leadership relating to student learning and experience. Academically, you will have a nationally recognised track record of research outputs in quality outlets. Furthermore, you will be responsible to develop and lead research teams, mentor academic staff to deliver high quality outcomes, attract and secure external research funding to sustain research effort and advance the school’s research efforts.




  • PhD or equivalent in relevant field
  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia as a Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of a Post Graduate Qualification at Master level in Nursing 

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).

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check. 

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’re proud to share with you some of our wins: 

  • RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member with Bronze Award accreditation and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines. 
  • We placed 11th in the 2019 Talent Board APAC Candidate Experience Awards. 
  • RMIT was placed?10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018. 
  • We were named as an?Employer of Choice for Gender Equality?by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019.? 
  • We achieved?Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ?inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019. 
  • We were recognised as a?top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility?with the Australian Network on Disability. 
  • The launch of our second?Reconciliation Plan, Dhumbah Goorowa– a “commitment to share” - an important step in our reconciliation journey.? 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role. Applicants are also expected to address the key selection criteria within the position description.

  PD - Lecturer, Nursing.pdf

 PD - Senior Lecturer, Nursing.pdf

We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please email TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au with your request(s).  

Applications close Sunday, 16 February 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.


Trans and Gender Diverse applicants

Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.

We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.

At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.

For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at mat.lewis@rmit.edu.au

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