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Nursing Academic

Avondale University has an opportunity for someone to join the School of Nursing and Health as a part-time academic (22 hours per week) for a 2.5-year fixed-term contract.

Be part of the transformation
Avondale has a long history of nursing education in Australia, delivering a highly practical degree that produces well-informed and capable registered nurses. In addition, Avondale’s Bachelor of Nursing ranked #1 in Australia for Graduate Satisfaction in the most recent Student Experience Survey. Avondale is looking to expand teaching and research in nursing related areas and is eager to hear from suitably qualified and experience academics who share our passion for quality education.

The level of appointment will be determined on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.

What will you do?

As a Nursing academic, you will be involved in teaching in the undergraduate programs in the School of Nursing and Health. This may involve teaching across both the Wahroonga and Cooranbong (Lake Macquarie) campuses.

Essential criteria:

  • Relevant Masters degree as a minimum;
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and engage with students in the learning and teaching arena;
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a team member; and
    Supportive of the mission, values and ethos of Avondale

Desirable criteria:

  • Recent clinical practice.
  • Research experience.

Why work at Avondale?

  • Values driven organisation.
  • Heavily discounted further study options.
  • Discounted school fees for attendance at Adventist schools.
  • Free access to Avondale Libraries.

Please visit for the full selection criteria and level descriptors for this position. For further information about the role, please email [email protected].

Avondale University is a Seventh-day Adventist institution driven by our mission and values.  If you share our passion for supporting the delivery of Christian tertiary education and can align with our purpose, ethos and lifestyle principles, then we encourage you to apply.

Email your application to [email protected], including:

  • A resume
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria
  • Contact details of three referees

Please note that we will be conducting interviews as applications come in, and reserve the right to close applications early if a suitable candidate is found, so please do not delay in submitting your application.

Applications close on 23 June 2024

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Avondale is an equal opportunity employer and reserves the right to make a delayed appointment, not to appoint, or to appoint by invitation.

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