Professor in Nursing

Adelaide, Australia
$191,274 p.a.
30 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Details

  • Continuing | Full-Time
  • Academic Level E | $191274
  • Location: Bedford Park

About the College of Nursing and Health Sciences 

At the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, we aim to be an innovator in contemporary education producing a safer and more resilient health and social care workforce. Our mission is to improve lives and empower communities, enabling better health and caring in the world through an exceptional student learning experience. In the College, our research mission is about co-creating new knowledge which promotes wellbeing, and better care and support, to individuals and communities across the lifespan. We work proactively with industry partners and professional bodies leading to more employable and innovative graduates. 

About the Role:

As the Professor, you will be a senior academic staff member of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and will provide outstanding leadership in research within the Caring Futures Institute, and teaching. The Caring Futures Institute is Australia’s first research centre for the study of self-care and caring solutions that applies innovative methodologies, and technologies to revolutionise the future of healthcare. You will advance the College and Caring Futures Institute in its reputation as a centre of excellence in education and research, both nationally and internationally, and advance the development of the discipline of nursing.

In this position, you will:

  • Design, develop and conduct inspired teaching across courses in the College of Nursing and Health Science, with a focus on mental health nursing.
  • Make an outstanding and high-quality contribution to cross-disciplinary research aligned with the Caring Futures Institute and Institute for Mental Health and Wellbeing.
  • Provide leadership in activities such as publications, presentations, mentoring and supervising of Research Higher Degree students.

About You

Your well-developed communication and interpersonal skills will develop effective relationships with staff, students, and industry. You will demonstrate a commitment to fostering a positive workplace culture and will role model behaviours that uphold the values and ethos of the University. You will draw upon your relevant and contemporary clinical experience in your teaching practices, to demonstrate an understanding of the nexus between learning, research, scholarship, and practice in Mental Health Nursing. You will have experience in designing and conducting innovative teaching, student assessments, and you will understand curriculum reviews. Your outstanding cross-disciplinary leadership will support and underpin existing areas within the Caring Futures Institute. You will have an active track record of teaching expertise in nursing at a tertiary level.

To be successful in this position, you will:

  • Obtain a PhD or EdD or equivalent qualification in relevant field, and recognition of academic standing at a national or international level in nursing.
  • Hold a registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Nurse.
  • Hold and maintain current membership with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services, gym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia)

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 
  • It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA).

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Michelle Miller

Applications to be submitted before 11:59 pm Sunday 11 December 2022.

Late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Please note, the University will be operating on limited staff over the Christmas period, returning to full capacity in the New Year. We appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair review of all applications during this time and will endeavour to provide an update as soon as possible.

Applications to be submitted before 11:59 pm:

11 Dec 2022

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.