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Joint Chair Professor of Nursing and Midwifery Research

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE AUSTRALIA
Location
Newcastle, Australia
Salary
$214,167 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

Job Details

Job no: HRC0005991

Category:  Academic Level E

Base Salary: $214,167 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

Position: Full Time Fixed Term for 3 Years

Location: James Fletcher Hospital, Newcastle East NSW Australia

  • Exciting & impactful leadership opportunity in Nursing & Midwifery Research.
  • Advance nursing and midwifery research & evidence-based practice.
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, 17% super and so much more…

Joint Chair Professor of Nursing and Midwifery Research | College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing | School of Nursing & Midwifery | Academic Level E | Full Time Fixed Term For 3 Years | James Fletcher Hospital, Newcastle East

Provide vision & leadership in the disciplines of nursing & midwifery to advance research and evidenced-based practice in the Hunter New England Local Health District and The University of Newcastle.

Be challenged and imagine with us

As the Joint Chair Professor of Nursing and Midwifery Research, you will provide vision and leadership in the Nursing and Midwifery disciplines, in advancing nursing and midwifery research and evidenced based practice throughout Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) and the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle.

The role will advance research-based articulation of clinical reasoning among nursing and midwifery staff and facilitate translational research initiatives to build the research capability of nurses and midwives within the Hunter New England Local Health District and the School.

The successful candidate will work within the strategic framework of the Hunter New England Local Health District and the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle, fostering a collaborative, dynamic, productive and globally competitive research environment through research collaboration, external grant income, publication outputs, and research higher degree supervision.

This position will be located at the HNELHD Nursing and Midwifery Research Centre, based at James Fletcher Hospital, Newcastle, working across the District.

How our role is different to others

  • Our role is of and for the region which provides many opportunities for research and innovation, teaching and engagement to consolidate an academic career as a thought leader.
  • You are an inspirational, energetic and resilient leader who produces successful outcomes with proven capability within the higher education sector.
  • You have the opportunity to provide leadership in establishing a vibrant, enthusiastic, positive workplace environment which enables our staff to thrive and deliver research activity and outcomes.   
  • The School is committed to ‘Excellence in Caring’ through its research and innovation, teaching and learning, and leadership and engagement in producing graduates who are leaders of the next generation of nurses and midwives. As the Joint Chair Professor in Nursing and Midwifery Research, you will be part of the leadership team in making this commitment a reality.
  • There are numerous opportunities for collaboration with research programs conducted through the Nursing and Midwifery Research Centre and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI).

What’s in it for you

  • Contribute to producing the next generation of nurse and midwife clinical researchers for the region and beyond.
  • Lead research excellence aligned to the University’s strategic plan which makes an impact with global scalability and translation.   
  • Numerous opportunities for collaboration with research programs conducted through the Hunter New England Local Health District, the University, the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and NSW Regional Health Partners.
  • Access to a wide pool of academics across the School, College and University along with industry partners to foster regional and global collaborations.
  • Lead engagement through collaborative endeavours which make a difference in the lives of the people in the region, nationally and internationally.  
  • Opportunity to be mentored by senior school academics and other university leaders to consolidate your academic career leading to future success.

How you will inspire us

You will be:

  • Committed to excellence research and innovation and research translation in the disciplines of nursing and midwifery.
  • Driven to provide optimal student experiences across both nursing and midwifery disciplines.
  • Dedicated to mentoring the next generation of nurse and midwifery academics in educational research and teaching excellence.
  • 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 formally 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 Hunter New England Local Health District

About 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.

For more information click here – Our Uni.

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.

These include:

  • flexible working arrangements (in line with the University’s Flexible Work Policy);
  • 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.

For information on our employee benefits please visit here

Your next steps

Please visit here for a guide on how to apply for a role. It’s important you read this document to ensure you are providing all the requirements of your application.

If viewing this on a job board other than the University's please click ‘Apply’ to reach the University's website, where a copy of the Position Description can be accessed. Please download a copy before commencing your application.

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 formally addressing each criterion of 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.

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 Kerry Inder, School of Nursing and Midwifery via email at Kerry.Inder@newcastle.edu.au or on +61 2 4042 0522. You may also wish to request a copy of the candidate information booklet from Professor Inder.

Having Difficulties? Please reach out to us: employment@newcastle.edu.au

Closing date: Wednesday, 5 June 2024 at 11.59pm AEST

We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you!

Move to Newcastle

A move to Newcastle 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.

Visit the City of Newcastle site to imagine your future.

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.

Company

Our vision to become a world-leading university for our regions will take passion and perseverance. We can’t do it without you.

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.

We are looking for people to join our university and bring their global expertise to our region, and to take their impactful research to the world with us.

We are driven by our inclusive focus and are proud of our five-star rating for social equity. We are among the first 15 universities in Australia to receive the Bronze Award under the Athena Swan Charter and we’re striving to achieve Silver.

College of Engineering, Science and Environment

The School of Engineering is one of the most research-intensive Schools within the University contributing substantially to the overall research inputs and outputs of the College and University. This is reflected in the 2018 Excellence in Research in Australia outcomes where Electrical, Civil, Mechanical and Resource engineering FOR codes received an ERA5. In addition, it is rated well above the sector average for quality of overall experience for undergraduate engineering students and for median salaries with more than 90% of our engineering undergraduates finding employment within 4 months of completing their studies.

The University was established to serve the Hunter and Central Coast. The Hunter region is not only Australia’s largest regional economy, but it also has the greatest growth in NSW outside of the Sydney Basin. The region is home to the Newcastle Port, the Williamtown airport and the Williamtown RAAF base as well as developers and manufacturers of a diverse range of technologies and devices. It is rich in natural mineral and water resources, electricity generation capacity and food and wine producers.

The transformation of the Hunter and Central Coast offers many exciting opportunities for research and industrial collaboration including industries focused on infrastructure and resource development. In addition to research collaborations, the School has well-established connections with industry through sponsored undergraduate students and student placements.

Current Opportunities

We currently have multiple positions available across the Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering disciplines. For more information please see links to positions below or visit https://www.livehire.com/careers/universityofnewcastle/jobs

Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering- https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/listing/373346/lecturer-mechanical-engineering/

Lecturer, Electrical Engineering - https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/listing/373347/lecturer-electrical-engineering/

Lecturer, Aerospace Engineering - https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/listing/373348/lecturer-aerospace-engineering/

Lecturer, Structural and Geospatial Engineering - https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/listing/373349/lecturer-structural-and-geospatial-engineering/

Senior Lecturer, Structural and Geospatial Engineering - https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/listing/373350/senior-lecturer-structural-and-geospatial-engineering/

Associate Professor, Structural and Geospatial Engineering - https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/listing/373352/associate-professor-structural-and-geospatial-engineering/

Company info
Telephone
+(61)249215000
Location
UNIVERSITY DRIVE
CALLAGHAN
NEW SOUTH WALES
NSW 2308
Australia

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