Associate Professor, Nursing
- SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY
- $154,492 to $169,855 PA (ALEVD)
- ONGOING, FULL-TIME, JOONDALUP CAMPUS
The School of Nursing and Midwifery is at the cutting-edge of nurse education and research, through the provision of innovative, high-quality education and translational research that makes a difference to the lives of people in our communities locally, nationally, and internationally. Our purpose is to improve the health and wellbeing of communities for today and future generations by educating aspiring/ transformational nursing and midwifery leaders through a lens of humanitarian principles of social justice, equity, and inclusion.
The School rated number 1 in WA public universities and number 2 in Australia for nursing (Undergraduate Overall Educational Experience, Good Universities Guide 2023) and graduates the most registered nurses in Western Australia, as well as providing a comprehensive range of postgraduate programs of study which prepare students for positions in the nursing and midwifery professions.
The School has two centres of research: Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research (CNMHSR) and the Centre for Research in Aged Care (CRAC). Both CNMHSR and CRAC share a common mission to improve the health and wellbeing of communities and society through evidence-based innovations in nursing and midwifery practice. Our research is world leading, with our work being cited 1 ½ times more than the word average. The research we do is in collaboration with our well-established health care partnerships and we create opportunities to share, learn, mentor, create, and promote top-quality nursing and midwifery knowledge to improve care worldwide.
We are seeking an experienced academic nurse leader with a passion for innovation in learning and teaching and a sustained track record of research to join our energetic, forward-thinking team on our Joondalup Campus located in Perth, Western Australia. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse academic to make a difference at ECU through innovation in research, teaching and learning.
The successful applicant:
- Must be registered or eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia;
- Will have completed a PhD,
- Will have completed qualifications in education and/or can demonstrate educational experience within a tertiary or clinical practice setting;
- Will have a sustained track record of research related activities within a tertiary education or clinical practice setting; and
- Will demonstrate a sound professional and academic track record in nursing.
Formal mentorship will be provided to the successful applicant.
You will also be required to demonstrate personal attributes that align with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Personal Excellence and Courage.
ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage applications from suitably qualified people of all backgrounds.
The School acknowledges and respects Australia’s First Peoples’ continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.
At ECU we are committed to increasing the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff to ensure we have a workforce that reflects our communities. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged.
ECU is a smoke-free environment.
Benefits & Remuneration
The successful applicant will be appointed to a full-time, continuing position as Associate Professor with salary of: $154,492 to $169,855 PA (ALEVD) plus 17% University superannuation.
A generous relocation allowance is available to enable a successful applicant to move from elsewhere in Australia to Perth.
ECU supports a work/life balance for staff.
Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances. For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.
Your application is in three parts. The first part is a statement (maximum 4 pages) that clearly demonstrates your suitability for the role of Associate Professor and the difference you will make to the School in this role. You should highlight key examples of your experience and expertise, enabling the selection committee to assess your application against the criteria above.
The second part is a statement (maximum 1 page) that addresses the ongoing contribution you will make as a senior academic and how you see yourself within the School’s array of disciplines and research programs.
The third part is a detailed curriculum vitae, including summaries of the key academic leadership roles you have held or hold currently.
Interested applicants are encouraged to call Professor Karen Strickland, Executive Dean 0449071780 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about this exciting opportunity including details of the role and the support and development opportunities which are available.
Applications close on Sunday 25 June 2023 at 11:30 pm AWST.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND CITIZENS AND AUSTRALIAN PERMANENT RESIDENTS ONLY. INTERSTATE RELOCATION IS AVAILABLE.
ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.