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Lecturer in Midwifery, Teaching Academic Level A and Level B job with UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA

  • Based in Medical and Health Sciences at City East Campus
  • Two continuous full-time positions (A-level and B-level) and one three-year fixed-term contract (B-level)
  • Starting salary: A-level $72,218 and B-level $101,784 annually (plus 17% pension)

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for three midwifery lecturers to join the Clinical and Health Sciences team at UniSA. By utilizing your professional and contemporary knowledge related to the discipline of teaching and practice, you will contribute to the delivery of teaching and associated administrative and scholarship activities in the school’s undergraduate and/or graduate programs.

The University of South Australia’s College of Nursing and Midwifery, the largest in South Australia, provides quality education for midwives, nurses and health professionals. Accommodated in purpose-built teaching facilities, which include fully equipped simulated health services, the school offers undergraduate, graduate, and research programs at its City East, Mount Gambier and Whyalla campuses.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is the Australian business university. Our culture of innovation is underpinned by global and national links with academic, research and industrial partners. Our graduates are new urban professionals, global citizens who are comfortable with the world and ready to innovate and respond to change. Our research is innovative and full of adventure, creating new knowledge that is essential to global economic and social prosperity.

Basic Responsibilities

  • Develop, coordinate and deliver courses on campus, online or through other appropriate methods
  • Maintain course quality by reviewing and developing the course to meet industry and regulatory needs, educational requirements and quality standards
  • Apply research and scholarship to course development including investigation and development of innovative teaching methods
  • Contribute to the activities of the academic unit by making scholarships in the areas of teaching and learning practice
  • Undertake course coordination duties and contribute to program planning, development and evaluation

Basic skills and experience

Level A

  • A Bachelor’s in Midwifery and a Master’s degree or PhD qualification, and evidence of current registration, or eligibility to register, as a midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Australia
  • Ability to undertake a range of teaching duties including preparing appropriate teaching materials and resources
  • Ability to improve the research profile of the academic unit through scholarships and supervision of master’s degree coursework and/or HDR students
  • Proven clinical experience/experience and understanding of global and national policies and priorities in health and midwifery practice
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills including the ability to collaborate effectively with team members, external parties, and colleagues

B . level

  • Bachelor’s degree in midwifery, master’s degree and/or doctoral degree in a related health discipline
  • Demonstrated contribution to the profession and/or specialty of midwifery
  • Proven experience in academic teaching and in the use of a range of contemporary teaching methodologies including simulation techniques
  • Clinical expertise/experience and understanding of global and national policies and priorities in health and midwifery practice
  • Ability to improve the research profile of the academic unit through scholarships and supervision of master’s degree coursework and/or HDR students


Getting a great job by working with the best is just the beginning. UniSA rewards its employees with a variety of benefits such as:

  • Generous pension contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Variety of vacation arrangements


As a university of enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives when new horizons are opened. Our employees are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant and engaging environment. Our employees are original, flexible, impactful and deliver results.

How to apply

For a copy of the job description and application, please visit Work at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria you need to address.

Please direct your cover letter to Jessica Frisari, Career Center. For more information about the position or recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central at +61 8 8302 1700 or by email at Recruitment@unisa.edu.au using the job reference number. 3809.

Close applications: 11:30 PM Sunday 30 January 2022

Applications are welcome from Australian or New Zealand citizens and permanent residents of Australia who have the legal right to work in Australia during the appointment period.

In accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (the Act) and the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations), this situation has been considered specific. This role will require the successful candidate to take a current Child Employment Screening.

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory National Police (NPC) check obtained and maintained.

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online, please note that UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive, enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central at +61 8 8302 1700 or email Recruitment@unisa.edu.au and you will receive a response within one business day.

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