First listed on: 31 July 2018

Founded in 1890, the University of Tasmania is ranked in the top two percent of universities worldwide and in the top ten research universities in Australia.  The University has a strong and distinctive Tasmanian identity which underpins teaching and research that is international in scope, vision and standards.

The University of Tasmania is at a critical point in its journey experiencing one of the fastest growth periods in its history. The formation of the College of Health and Medicine aims to provide the optimal model to boost health and medical research performance and enable excellence in training health professionals, which together will transform health outcomes for the Tasmanian community.

The School of Health Science specialises in Nursing, Allied Health Science and Rural Health. The school is seeking to appoint Senior Lecturers in Nursing to join the dynamic team in the School of Health Sciences, building capacity in evidence-based nursing research and pedagogy. Appointees will provide leadership and instruction in the theory and practice of nursing at both the foundation level and specialty areas of nursing practice. 

The Senior Lecturers in Nursing will:

  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and successfully supervise research higher degree students to completion
  • Make a significant contribution towards the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate contemporary nursing curricula, including unit coordination, evaluation and utilising emerging and online technology
  • Actively engage in fostering collegial relationships within the University and with all School of Health Science stakeholders 

Applicants will hold a PhD in a relevant discipline and registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), together with demonstrated clinical knowledge of contemporary nursing theory and practice, and the capacity to translate and apply this to curriculum development. A strong record of and continuing commitment to research that has achieved national or international recognition for contribution to the field of nursing or health is essential.  

These appointments are 1.0 FTE continuing (tenured) and located in Launceston, Hobart, Rozelle or Darlinghurst. Appointment to these roles will be at Academic Level C and will have a total remuneration package of up to $154,183 comprising a base salary within the range of $113,867 to $131,781 plus 17% superannuation. An attractive relocation package may also be negotiated with the successful applicant. 

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 29 August 2018.  For further information regarding this position please contact Associate Professor Christine Stirling -, or Senior Lecturer in Nursing Angela Bradley -

Applications must as a minimum include a resume, a cover letter, location preference and responses to the position criteria contained in the position description. Applications for this position should be made via the University of Tasmania website at

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