Industry Fellow in Nursing

RMIT University

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Australia: Melbourne - Bundoora
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Vacancy Type
  • 1 x full time, fixed term (up to 3 years) role available
  • Academic Level B (from $96,564 to $114,672) + 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. 


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 have 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:

As the Industry Fellow, you will contribute to the teaching efforts of the School within the Nursing discipline and predominantly you will focus on the area of your expertise; acute care nursing, mental health nursing or indigenous health as well as within 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 and planning Work Integrated Leaning placements. In this role you will be expected to report, provide timely advice regarding issues with student progress and recommend student progress through all coordinated courses in consultation with the program co-ordinator and Discipline Leader of Nursing.

About you 

You will have a proven track record, recognition and demonstrated professional practice within the previous five years within your discipline, either acute care nursing, mental health nursing or indigenous health, evidenced by your industry network, experience within academia or evidence of publications and/or competitive research funding. As an Industry Fellow, you will have experience in working with the clinical agencies to support student curriculum and prepare and deliver courses in an undergraduate nursing program and other courses. Additionally, you will be able to work effectively with students and communicate sensitive information related to effective learning. Furthermore, you will have the ability to draw on your networks and navigate through complex environments to maximise your resources and contribute to the collaborative working environment.



  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia as a Registered Nurse.
  • Evidence of a Post Graduate Qualification at Master level in Nursing 
  • PhD or evidence of extensive industry engagement for at least 7 years as a registered nurse (for level B appointment).
  • 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’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. 

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We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please email 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

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