Professor of Acute Care Nursing

Perth, Australia
06 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • $183,962 PA (ALEVE)


Edith Cowan University (ECU) is currently seeking a talented and dynamic researcher with an established reputation and track record of professional leadership in hospital-based acute care research. This position will be based on the Joondalup Campus. It will also leverage existing and develop further partnerships with the local health sector.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to provide academic leadership as well as further the research agenda and performance of an already highly successful school. With an ERA rating of 5, the School of Nursing and Midwifery undertakes high-impact research and holds collaborative relationships with world-class researchers, industry leaders and clinical experts nationally and internationally, with a research program that is grounded in making a real difference to people, their carers and families, the communities in which they live and the broader health and education sectors.

Part of ECU’s ambitious Professorial Research Fellowship scheme, the Professor of Acute Care Nursing will demonstrate a strong track record in publications and a history of attaining grant funding to support research activity. They will also bring extensive networks and experience in clinical research and student supervision. Applicants must hold a PhD and be eligible for registration as a Nurse in Australia.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Breadth of experience in hospital-based acute care research;
  • National/International recognition as an eminent nursing research scholar;
  • Achievement in obtaining national and international competitive and/or other major external research grants, or other appropriate funding from other recognised external sources;
  • A relevant PhD and demonstrate either registration or eligibility to register (international candidates) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

For further information on Professorial Research Fellowships at ECU, please see:

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $183,962 pa plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

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.


For further information and initial enquiries please contact Arturo Uriostegui of Perrett Laver at or call our Sydney office on +61 2 8354 4027.

How to Apply

To apply please upload your curriculum vitae and supporting covering letter at, quoting reference number 3504 before Friday 27 April 2018 at 5:00pm AWST.

Closing Date:

Applications close Friday 27 April 2018 at 5:00 pm AWST.

ECU is diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds.