Associate Professor in Nursing, Level D

Adelaide, Australia
13 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
16 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based in UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences at City East campus
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Salary: $147,000 per annum (up to 17% superannuation)

About the Role

Reporting to the Dean of Programs (Nursing and Midwifery), the Associate Professor will contribute independently and as part of a team to support the Academic Unit’s teaching and research outcomes and initiatives to maintain and develop scholarly, research and/or professional activities. This position will make a significant contribution to academic leadership to support the Unit's teaching and learning initiatives in undergraduate, honours and postgraduate programs, advancing the research profile of the unit through program development and collaborative research supported by competitive research grant funding.

About UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences

With a strong focus on creating positive health outcomes for communities, UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences is addressing society’s most critical and emerging health needs through quality teaching, learning and research excellence. Committed to practical engagement with industry and the professions, we produce versatile graduates, translate our research into successful healthcare strategies, and generate new knowledge that contributes to a healthier society.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide academic leadership to support the Academic Unit’s teaching and learning initiatives
  • Lead and contribute to the ongoing development of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Conduct research and scholarly activity which results in publications and the presentation of conference papers and seminars
  • Initiate, foster and enhance national and international links with professional, government, university and community bodies
  • Coordinate, supervise and mentor an academic team to ensure the effective delivery of courses

Essential Skills and Experience

  • A PhD qualification and a national and international record of achievement in a research field relevant to nursing
  • Current registration or eligibility for registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Demonstrated expertise, knowledge and contribution to Nursing
  • Ability to enhance the research profile of the Unit through collaborative research and to publish research findings
  • Evidence of successful competitive grant applications and outcomes


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Julie Bennett, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 2949.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Sunday 16 May 2021

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

Pursuant to the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (the Act)
and the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current Working with Children Check.

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory National Police Check (NPC) being obtained and maintained.

How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email and you will receive a response within one working day.

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