University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Lecturer – Nurse Practitioner Program


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  • School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

  • Join a university ranked in the world's top 50

  • Contribute to the rapidly growing Nurse Practitioner Program

  • Genuine career progression opportunities via our academic promotions process

  • Based at our vibrant and picturesque St Lucia Campus

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.

    At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. UQ has made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.

    As part of our commitment to excellence in research and professional practice in academic contexts, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world- class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and other forms of staff support and development.

    About This Opportunity

    This is an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer the join the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at UQ. In this role, you will contribute principally to the Master of Nurse Practitioner Program, as well as undertaking research and administrative activities associate with the School.

    As a Lecturer, you will focus your efforts on growing your profile in clinical teaching, clinical research and service and engagement. As a Clinical Academic at Level B, you are expected to assume a significant role in professional activities.

    Key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Contributing to development of course material and new programs in the area of focus

  • Actively contributing towards educational practice and innovative curriculum design

  • Developing clinical research and publishing and presenting the results of research in high quality outlets

  • Facilitating the translation of research findings into clinical practice

  • Participating in applications for competitive funding

  • Demonstrating a track record of effective supervision of Honours and Higher Degree by Research students

  • Showing leadership of self and others through mentoring, collaboration, and active participation in priority activities

  • Effectively and efficiently managing internal service roles and administrative processes as required, including participation in decision making and service on relevant committees

  • This is a clinical academic position. Further information can be found by viewing UQ's Criteria for Academic Performance.

    This is a part-time (80%), continuing position. At Academic level B, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $108,201 - $128,201, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $126,595 - $149,996 annually. As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year.

    The total package may include an annual market loading amount in addition to the base salary, increasing your total remuneration dependant on skills and experience. This will be discussed as part of the interview process.

    The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad: from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options and flexible start/finish times, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.

    About You

    You will be able to demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Completion of an advanced professional qualification or Higher Degree by Research in the discipline area.

  • Registered as a nurse, and either endorsed or eligible for endorsement as a nurse practitioner, with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

  • A growing profile in clinical teaching and/or clinical research in the discipline area.

  • Industry knowledge and experience in a general or specialist capacity.

  • Evidence of supporting the implementation of new and innovative clinical techniques.

  • A beginning record of peer reviewed publications in reputed refereed journals and presenting at conferences.

  • Evidence of a high level of quality clinical teaching at undergraduate postgraduate and/or professional entry level.

  • Demonstrated involvement in activities that foster links with the profession and the relevant specialty.

  • Evidence of a developing network of industry liaisons and professional contacts.

  • Some experience in meaningful internal service roles that resulted in positive impacts towards the organisational unit.

  • Well-developed communication, interpersonal and consultative skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from a multidisciplinary background.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • Mandatory Immunisations: It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

  • AHPRA Registration: Is it a requirement of this position that the incumbent holds and maintains full AHPRA registration.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Professor Fiona Coyer at [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Thursday 2nd May 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (R-36621).

    Job details


    Lecturer – Nurse Practitioner Program


    University of Queensland




    April 04, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 02, 2024

    Job type



    Medicine,Social Science

    About the employer

    The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, this university has educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.

    Since it was founded in Brisbane in 1909, UQ has provided exceptional study experiences, research excellence and collaborative partnerships, coupled with an unforgettable lifestyle and stunning climate, to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world. With 3 campuses and more than 40 teaching and research sites, UQ is the perfect place to teach, research and study. Take advantage of the extensive UQ features including the largest research library in Queensland, hundreds of quality study spaces, several museums, a theatre, 11 college residences, and magnificent sporting facilities, such as swimming pools, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, sports fields, Olympic-standard running tracks, and gymnasiums.

    Our high-quality range of around 390 undergraduate and postgraduate programs is one of the most comprehensive in Australia, providing students with the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge and industry placements informed by UQ’s world-leading research. UQ’s 6 faculties, 8 globally recognised research institutes and 100+ research centres attract an interdisciplinary community of more than 2,000 scientists, social scientists and engineers, who continue UQ’s tradition of research leadership.

    As you enjoy Queensland’s stunning campuses and climate, you can also make the most of the University’s proximity to many natural wonders – including beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, outback deserts, the Great Barrier Reef, as well as the largest sand island in the world – and visit stunning tourist attractions within an hour’s drive, such as the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Byron Bay, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and the world-famous ‘Australia Zoo’. Within Australia, Brisbane is renowned as a friendly and affordable city, with plenty of dining and entertainment attractions, and was ranked by The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2019 Global Liveability Index as the world’s 18th most liveable city, achieving a perfect score for education and healthcare.

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