nursing lecturer




Nursing lecturers are subject professors, teachers, or lecturers, and often doctors who instruct students who have obtained an upper secondary education diploma in their own specialised field of study, nursing, which is predominantly academic in nature. They work with their university research assistants and university teaching assistants for the preparation of lectures and of exams, for grading papers and exams, for leading laboratory practices, and for leading review and feedback sessions for the students. They also conduct academic research in their respective field of nursing, publish their findings and liaise with other university colleagues.

Alternative label

  • nursing lector

  • higher education nursing teacher

  • nursing docent

  • university nursing instructor

  • nursing professor

  • nursing sciences lector

  • lecturer in nursing

  • senior lecturer in nursing

  • university nursing lecturer

  • university lecturer in nursing

  • professor of nursing

  • higher education nursing instructor

  • nursing science lector

  • lecturer in nursing science

  • nursing instructor

  • lecturer in nursing sciences

  • lector in nursing science

  • university nursing teacher

  • nursing teacher

  • nurse lecturer

  • lector in nursing

  • lector in nursing sciences

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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