Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing

Wellington, New Zealand
Jun 30, 2020
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Jul 26, 2020
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Full Time

School of Nursing

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a vibrant and engaged Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer to the School of Nursing in the College of Health at Massey University, one of the most prestigious and well-respected Schools of Nursing in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer role will see you provide outstanding leadership in research and teaching in the areas of primary health care, mental health, long term condition management and disaster nursing. You will contribute to strategy, coordination and teaching within the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and lead development of a strong research culture underpinned by your experience in developing successful grant applications. You will build health sector, Iwi, and community engagement, and work with colleagues with expertise in a wide range of disciplines. Leading with enthusiasm, you will energise the team and develop the nursing profession, strengthen cultural safety within programmes and exhibit strong leadership and teaching skills. We are seeking to appoint at the Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer level, and encourage applications from those currently at a Senior Lecturer level.

You will need the following:

  • Recent clinical and/or education experience in nursing
  • Experience in teaching delivery; demonstrate use of a blended approach, including online technologies
  • Publication in international high quality peer-reviewed journals
  • Current New Zealand Nursing Council registration as a nurse
  • A PhD or equivalent in nursing or a related discipline
  • Leadership - proven effective, positive leadership experience
  • Engagement - excellent communication and relationship management skills with the ability to engage inter-disciplinary teams and foster connections necessary to support processes
  • Demonstrated ability to form excellent relationships with external clinical partners
  • A strategic mindset with proven ability in leading research projects and initiatives

Why Massey University

Massey University is an innovative leader in the academic realm - an institution that has played a defining role in New Zealand's development as a nation. We are 'Shaping the Nation', and to achieve this vision, we are embarking on a drive to further build and strengthen our internal capacity. Massey staff have the opportunity to make a difference in the world, and we recognise the importance of being a Te Tiriti led organisation. Take a closer look at us

What's on offer?

This is a full time position based on our Wellington campus. In addition to a base salary, Massey also offers up to 6.75% employer contribution to the UniSaver Superannuation Scheme, five university holidays per year; free eye test and staff study for eligible employees, discounted membership to our fully equipped recreation centre and gym facilities as well as a comprehensive professional development and training programme.


Massey University is an equal opportunities employer and we value diversity in the workplace. While applications will only be accepted from candidates who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand, we encourage applications from anyone with the right skills and experience, particularly candidates of Maori or Pacific ethnicity and/or candidates who identify with the Rainbow community.

If this position excites you, then please apply on-line. Applications close 11.30pm Sunday, 26 July 2020 NZ time.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be addressed to:
Professor Nicolette Sheridan, Head of School of Nursing, 9 213-6346

Please do not email Professor Nicolette Sheridan your CV and cover letter. Applications need to be made online.

Reference number: CH_SN_314_06/20

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