• 1x position on offer Associate Professor Nursing or Professor of Nursing
  • Continuous, Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
  • Classification –
  • Associate Professor Nursing ACAPD $153k– $168k plus 17% employer superannuation contributions OR
  • Professor Nursing ACPRE $197k plus 17% employer superannuation contributions
  • Periodic Salary increases between 1 July 2024 to 1 July 2026 totalling a 10% increase!
  • Salary Packaging opportunities
  • Ref: JR102382

Murdoch University acknowledges the different perspectives, skills and experience that people from different backgrounds bring to strengthen its workforce. Murdoch University is committed to enhancing diversity in all its forms and strongly encourages suitably qualified candidates from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, people with disability, people of CaLD background and people of diverse genders to apply for this important position.

About Us

Our School of Nursing was established in 2004 at our regional Mandurah campus and due to enrolment growth expanded to our Perth Campus in 2016.

We have an excellent track record in delivering quality teaching and Nursing research which is evidenced by 10 of our 22 academics having each won either, or in combination, national, state, university and industry teaching, research and nursing excellence awards over the last 4 years. We have also been rated well above the nation average in the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Surveys for teaching practices, resources, skills development and overall satisfaction and have received 5 stars for Student Support in the Good Universities Guide.

Our aim is to provide high quality scholarship and learning experiences for our students through our strong clinical partnerships across a wide range of areas throughout the state, along with national and international research collaborations.

The Role

We are currently seeking applications from experienced registered nurses with a doctorate qualification and current AHPRA registration to join our nursing team as an Associate Professor or a Professor of Nursing.

Associate Professor Nursing

Our ideal candidate will conduct impactful research that resonates on both national and international levels and demonstrate a strong track record of academic excellence. This role involves supervising postgraduate students, leading various University administrative functions, and fostering strong connections with industry groups and external stakeholders to advance the interests of the School and University. Additionally, the Associate Professor plays a crucial role in teaching and significantly contribute to the nursing discipline and profession.

Professor of Nursing

This prestigious position requires an international reputation for academic excellence and a strong track record in research. As a leader in the discipline, the Professor of Nursing will provide strategic leadership at both the College and University levels, promoting excellence in teaching, research, and professional activities. The role involves significant mentoring responsibilities, guiding and developing the next generation of academic staff. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a sustained commitment to and achievement in their scholarly field.

If you have a passion for research, teaching, and leadership in nursing, we encourage you to apply and help us shape the future of nursing education.

What you’ll bring to this role

  • Evidence of registration as a Registered Nurse (RN) With AHPRA.
  • A PhD in an area relevant to appointment, plus extensive relevant experience.
  • A track record of success in producing high quality independent research outputs, including high impact publications with international influence.
  • A record of success in the application of curriculum design and pedagogy, including substantial experience with leading and designing programs of study.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, past success in working effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary and collegial team and demonstrated success as a leader in teaching and learning, research and administrative activities at the School level or at senior levels of an organisation.

Applicants should refer to the Position Description for further details on the work requirements, duties, skills and experience required for this role. Applicants must have valid work rights.

What you’ll get in return

You will be part of a vibrant and talented team, work in an innovative and lively university community and enjoy the benefits that come with working at Murdoch.

Our people enjoy a lively, natural campus and world-class facilities, as well as a range of benefits including:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On Campus Services and Facilities, including a Childcare Centre, Gym, Vet Hospital and Chiropractic Clinic

To Apply

Please apply by submitting your application via Murdoch Careers Page with the following documents below:

  • A covering letter
  • Statement addressing the selection criteria
  • A comprehensive CV

Please view the candidate pack here.

Please see the Applicant Guide for more information. Applications sent by post or email will not be accepted. Please note visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.

Position contact: Vicki Cope, Dean of Nursing, v.cope@murdoch.edu.au

Closing date: 26 July 2024 (11:59pm AWST)

 The University reserves the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time.

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Closing Date for Applications: 26 July 2024

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