Southern Institute of Technology


Permanent Full-time

Do you have experience in nursing education? Would you like the opportunity to work with an innovative teaching team and grow your research expertise to develop the future New Zealand nursing workforce?

Join the School of Nursing at Southern Institute of Technology (SIT), a business division of Te Pūkenga, Invercargill.  The SIT School of Nursing is distinctive for its vibrant and progressive world-class, tertiary-level education and range of programmes.  Our nursing programmes have been delivered in Invercargill for more than 45 years with consistently outstanding student results.

This is an exciting opportunity to apply your professional nursing qualifications and skills to this exciting role and help shape the future for the next generation of nurses, through the delivery of innovative, quality programmes that will contribute to positive health outcomes for our community.

About the role

The primary function of this role is the development, delivery, and maintenance of fit-for-purpose, innovative curricula for our post-graduate and undergraduate nursing programmes, through culturally responsive teaching practice. 

As an academic staff member, you will form part of a team of dedicated academics who make a significant difference to the teaching, research, scholarship, and administration activities of the profession. You will work with students to support their learning by providing teaching within the nursing programmes and facilitating student progression of problem-solving, clinical reasoning, reflection on practice, and clinical skills development. 

You will value working collaboratively in a team and be committed to the ongoing development of your own knowledge and skills.

To be successful, you will have

  • Registration with the Nursing Council of New Zealand and hold a current Annual Practising Certificate.
  • A doctoral or master qualification in nursing or a health profession.
  • Relevant teaching qualification or be committed to completing a tertiary teaching qualification within two years of employment.


Working at the Southern Institute of Technology

One of New Zealand’s leading tertiary institutes, SIT’s focus is on innovation and the future. That means we provide opportunities not just for our students, but for our staff as well. SIT offers flexible work arrangements, wellbeing initiatives, professional learning opportunities and support to undertake further study.  You’ll broaden your professional networks through our industry-connected staff and be supported to keep your own career skills up to date.

If this appeals to you, send your CV and cover letter to us via the APPLY button in SEEK.  Applications will close on 17 April 2023 (all applications will be reviewed as they are received).


Any questions about this role can be directed to HR Department

A full job description for this role is available for download below under Documents to Download.

Please note: 

  • Applicants will be required to undergo relevant pre-employment checks
  • Require NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Applications close April 17 2023