Associate Professor/Professor of Clinical Nursing Research

Brisbane, Australia
12 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work and the Mater Group

The Associate Professor/Professor of Clinical Nursing Research is a joint initiative of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at the University of Queensland and the Mater Group. The mission is to combine world class nursing research, translation and implementation with comprehensive high quality service delivery to achieve better health outcomes for the community. Further information about the UQ School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work is at:; and about the Mater Group at

The role

The Associate Professor/Professor in Clinical Nursing Research position is required to lead strategic development in building nursing research capacity and capability for UQ and the Mater Group in the area of Clinical Nursing Research.

The position is based at UQ's St Lucia campus and Mater South Brisbane campus; however, the incumbent will also work with academics and staff from the Mater Group based at other Mater campuses.

The person

The successful applicant will have a PhD in Nursing or equivalent qualification (e.g. professional nursing doctorate) with an outstanding record of research and scholarly activity. This will include recognition as a leading international authority, substantial publication record and strong track record in securing significant external research funding.

The successful candidate will also have international and national recognition for sustained, outstanding research and leadership in an academic environment in clinical nursing research. Highly developed interpersonal, communication and people management skills and a track record in leading, motivating and successfully managing a team in a collegiate environment will be required. 

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University's Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to


A full-time, fixed term appointment of five-years' duration at Academic Level D or E will be offered to the successful applicant.

The remuneration package for Academic Level D will be in the range $138,627.92 - $152,723.04 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $162,194.66- $178,685.95 p.a.).

The remuneration package for Academic Level E will be $178,571.98 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be $208,929.21 p.a.)

A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant. 

Position description

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For a confidential discussion about the role and a copy of the information booklet, please contact the consultant leading the search, Jenny Sutton, on or +61 402548703.

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