Professor of Nursing and Midwifery

Banyule, Australia
30 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Take a lead role in further developing nursing and midwifery research and practice within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at La Trobe University and Mercy Health
  • Foster and support the academic development and research of nurses and midwives within the School and Mercy Health
  • Full-time Continuing position, Mercy Health (Mercy Hospital for Women and Mercy Werribee Hospital) and will be required to work at the Melbourne (Bundoora Campus) and any of the Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Schools.

The position:

This position reflects the ambition of La Trobe University to further build on its long established reputation in nursing and midwifery education and research and in implementing educational innovations to facilitate the delivery of quality programs.

You will be responsible for developing and mentoring a team that delivers excellence in nursing and midwifery research, embedding evidence-based practice, and publication of research findings in the top journals in the field.

You will also be expected to participate in curriculum planning, service development processes and quality improvement activities within the university, health care organisation and government levels, as well as national and international levels.

Skills and Experience

To be considered you will have an outstanding research record in nursing and/or midwifery and proven commitment to the highest quality teaching in related discipline or professional fields. Strong leadership skills and demonstrated experience in securing external funding, as well as fostering collaborative research partnerships are essential.  This is an exciting opportunity for an established and/or aspiring research leader with ambition to grow and shape a team in a novel, innovative and dynamic research environment.


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How to Apply

Closing date: 7 January 2018

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