Associate Professor in Nursing

Brisbane, Australia
26 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work is a leader in the study of nursing, midwifery, social work and human services, demonstrating excellence through innovative, creative, and dynamic teaching and research, in a vibrant, interdisciplinary, and engaging environment. The School is committed to conducting academic, research and community partnership programs that are recognised for their excellence in contributing to health and well-being in the community.

The role

The primary purpose of this position is to provide senior academic leadership in teaching and research in nursing and enhance the student experience and profile of the School. The incumbent will undertake a rotational senior leadership role within the School (such as Chair of Teaching and Learning) that will ensure the continual improvement of curriculum and teaching in the School’s academic programs. The position will require an individual who can demonstrate their achievements in a related field of research.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in nursing or a related discipline and have demonstrated teaching and tresearch leadership at a high level in an academic setting.  You should also have a demonstratred capacity to contribute to program improvement and an established track record of attracting reseach grants and publishing in high quality outlets. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Academic level D. The remuneration package will be in the range $135,909 - $149,731 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $159,014 - $175,185 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Prof Helen McCutcheon on +61 7 3365 2507 or

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