James Cook University (JCU) Nursing and Midwifery is a leader in regional, rural and tropical healthcare sciences. A vibrant learning culture fosters highly skilled and knowledgeable graduates. With an emphasis on authentic learning, compassionate care, support to succeed and cultivation of curiosity, JCU Nursing and Midwifery students develop the confidence and experience to be valuable healthcare professionals. We now have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated professional to join our dynamic team in the College of Healthcare Sciences.


  • Full time; fixed term to December 2024
  • ACAD B: $95,937 – $113,201 + up to 17% superannuation
  • Based in Cairns, Townsville or Mackay


What you can accomplish in the role

Contributing to the development, coordination and delivery of Nursing and Midwifery curriculum, you will provide innovative learning activities and assessments to facilitate engaged learning experiences for a diverse range of students. You will conduct face to face and online lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, seminars and clinical sessions, and will also play a major role in scholarship and research activities.

What you will bring to the role

With a postgraduate qualification and current nursing registration in Division 1 with AHPRA, you will have experience in learning, teaching and curriculum development with a flexible, blended and online approach. A demonstrated ability to identify and address issues unique to tropical, regional, remote, rural and Indigenous nursing and midwifery education, effective communication skills and evidence of research and publication activity will also be essential to succeed in this rewarding role.


About North Queensland

Providing a relaxed tropical lifestyle complemented by capital city comforts, our cities boast the resilience, diversity, lifestyle and economic potential that the North Queensland region enjoys. With plenty of sunshine all year round, the North Queensland lifestyle is second to none.



JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth.

We support our people through the provision of:

  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions through UniSuper
  • attractive options for salary packaging
  • five weeks annual recreation leave
  • well-equipped facilities including an on-campus medical centre, cafes, gym, pool and childcare.


How to Apply

If you are a passionate academic interested in contributing to this valuable area of our University, please visit the Careers at JCU website – vacancy reference 17757


Closing Date for Applications: 16 January 2022