Associate Professor in Nursing (Acute Care and/or Indigenous Health)
Category: Academic Level D
Base Salary: $152,252 to $167,731 p.a. +17% superannuation
Position: Permanent Full Time
Location: Newcastle (Callaghan) and/or Central Coast (Gosford) Campuses
- Inspire & engage our student community with your passion for nursing.
- Make an impact rurally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
- Competitive salary, flexible working, 17% super and so much more…
Provide vision, leadership & foster excellence in teaching & research in the discipline of Nursing in acute care &/or indigenous health.
Be challenged and imagine with us
We are seeking an outstanding individual to provide vision and leadership and foster excellence in teaching and research in the Nursing discipline with an emphasis on acute care and/or indigenous health. In this position you have the opportunity to play an active part in establishing a vibrant, enthusiastic, positive professional environment that impact students regionally, nationally and internationally.
How our role is different to others
- Newly created, our role is of and for the region which provides many opportunities for teaching, research and engagement to be the next step in an academic career.
- The School is committed to ‘Excellence in Caring’ through its teaching, research and engagement in producing graduates who are leaders of the next generation of nurses. As an Associate Professor in Nursing, we want you to be part of the leadership in making this commitment a reality.
- You will lead contemporary teaching in the Bachelor of Nursing program utilising a hybrid delivery approach and contribute your expertise to our online post graduate program offerings.
- You are an inspirational, energetic and resilient leader who produces successful outcomes, you are a positive team player and have proven credibility within the higher education sector. You have the opportunity to play an active part in establishing a vibrant, enthusiastic, positive workplace environment which enables our students to thrive and deliver excellence in caring.
- The position has strong established links with academics and industry partners at the two SNM teaching campuses: Callaghan and Central Coast Clinical School in addition to the local connections with Hunter New England, Central Coast and Mid North Coast Local Health Districts plus a large number of other industry partners. There are also numerous opportunities for collaboration with research programs conducted through the University, the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the Central Coast Clinical School and Research Institute (CCCSRI).
What’s in it for you
- Contribute to producing the next generation of nurses for the region and beyond.
- Opportunity to be mentored by senior nurse and other university leaders to further develop your academic career leading to future success.
- Lead teaching excellence within a quality improvement cycle through co-designed curricula with an explicit indigenous focus.
- Lead research excellence aligned to the University’s strategic plan with an emphasis on acute care and or indigenous health across rural and regional metropolitan settings which make an impact with global scalability and translation.
- Access to academics and industry partners at the two School of Nursing and Midwifery teaching campuses: Callaghan (Newcastle) and Central Coast Clinical School (Gosford) in addition to local health services connections with Hunter New England, Central Coast and Mid North Coast Local Health Districts; and other industry partners.
- Numerous opportunities for collaboration with research programs conducted through the University, the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the Central Coast Clinical School and Research Institute (CCCSRI).
- Lead engagement through collaborative endeavours which make a difference in the lives of the people in the region, nationally and internationally.
How you will inspire us
You will be:
Committed to excellence in teaching and learning. Driven to provide optimal student experiences. Dedicated to mentoring the next generation of nurse academics. Committed to leadership reflective of excellence; agility and adaptability who seizes opportunities to grow personally and professionally.
Please note, as part of the recruitment process you will need to address each criterion of the Selection Criteria (including desirable criterion) in your application. You will find the complete list of Selection Criteria in the attached Position Description.
About the school
- Led by Professor Amanda Johnson
- Looking ahead to create an exceptional student experience
- The School
- The school actively responds to community requests, such as sending a team of experienced nurses to provide urgent vaccination assistance to vulnerable Indigenous communities in Walgett, a partner of the School.
About our university
The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Our vision is to be a world-leading University for our regions and creating a better future for our regions and the globe. Underpinned by this vision and our values of excellence, equity, engagement and sustainability, the University of Newcastle’s Looking Ahead Strategic Plan 2020-2025 outlines the University’s commitment to delivering an exceptional student experience and serving our communities.
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What we offer
In addition to working for a university that is breaking boundaries, discovering new ways of thinking and cementing a place as a global leader, we offer a range of benefits to our employees to ensure you balance your commitments, stay healthy and work effectively.
- flexible working arrangements (in line with the University’s Flexible Work Policy);
- choose to be based at either our Newcastle or Gosford campuses;
- 17% super and salary packaging;
- additional University Holiday days, generous personal leave and parental leave, annual leave loading and additional purchased leave scheme;
- discounts in private health insurance, gym memberships, software, travel and more;
- wellbeing programs.
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Your next steps
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Your application include:
- Your ORCID ID
- A URL link to your University Academic Profile (or equivalent)
- A Cover Letter; outlining your interest in the role, including contact details for a minimum of three relevant referees.
- A statement addressing the Essential and Desirable Criteria, as provided in the Position Description attached below (4 pages max)
- Your CV, which should be a maximum of five pages and be succinct and discipline appropriate.
Please upload your Cover Letter and response to the requested Criteria as one PDF document.
Your Cover Letter and Response to the Essential Criteria should not exceed 4 pages (approximately 2,000 words).
For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities, please download the Position Description (available in the Related Documents section below).
For specific position enquiries, please contact Professor Amanda Johnson, School of Nursing and Midwifery via email at email@example.com or on 02 4921 7873.
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Closing date: Wednesday, 4 October 2023 at 11:59 pm AEDT
We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you!
Move to Newcastle or the Central Coast
A move to Newcastle or the Central Coast offers you the choice to live in the city, by the sea or near bushland - the region offers a wonderful place for a family to grow and the opportunity to strike a work/life balance.
The University of Newcastle is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Birpai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.