Assistant Professor in Nursing

Canberra, Australia
11 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
19 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • New, Innovative and State of the Art Learning Environment
  • Foster Excellence in Teaching, Research & Professional Engagement
  • Academic Level B/C – Salary $100,841 - $136,515 pa + super – Contingent Continuing Full time

The Discipline of Nursing at University of Canberra invites outstanding academics to join our world class education and research team. Working as part of the innovative Faculty of Health, you will have the opportunity and be committed to making a significant contribution to the advancement of knowledge in your profession. Our Faculty of Health is home to some pioneering researchers, none more so than recent OAM recipient, Dr Holly Northam. A registered nurse, midwife and now Discipline Lead for Nursing at UC, Holly is teaching the next generation of nurses about empathy and compassion, and how they can put it into practice in the clinical environment.

The successful applicant will be expected to make contributions to the undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching in the Discipline of Nursing, as well as contributing to the faculty research themes. This is your opportunity to be part of a new and innovative learning environment committed to developing high-quality nursing graduates, who with strong education and diverse work-integrated learning experiences, will provide high-quality nursing care.

Reporting to the Discipline Lead you will work collaboratively to design, deliver and coordinate an engaging and inventive learning environment. You will also play a key role in the development of active research program, seeking funding, conducting research and publishing in relevant studies.

You will be known for your leadership style with high level interpersonal skills as well as a PhD in Nursing or eligibility for registration as a Registered Nurse.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

To be considered for this position please complete the online application form and submit your resume.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Dr Holly Northam, Discipline Lead in Nursing on 6201 2135 or via email

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm Sunday 19th of May 2019.