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Professor of Nursing

Reference no: 495704
Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Location: Bathurst, Wagga Wagga
Categories: Academic - Research Only/Fellowship

  • Provide outstanding academic leadership in clinical nursing research, community engagement and education
  • Shape and influence the strategic and operational direction of the School
  • Help develop internal capability through mentorship and coaching

The Role

  • Fixed Term (until February 2025), Full Time
  • Level E - $193,758 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst or Wagga Wagga

We are currently seeking a dedicated academic leader with an outstanding record of research with a strong and shared alignment of producing job ready graduates to work and serve in our regional and rural communities.

The role would suit an individual who is able to demonstrate a strong vision and commitment to promoting excellence in the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in nursing with expertise in one or multiple areas including Indigenous health, e-health and/ or innovative models of nursing and health service delivery. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate their high level interpersonal and communication skills, will have a track record of leadership in an Australian University and will be able to demonstrate inclusive practice in the workplace.

Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is essential for this position.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral qualification appropriate to nursing or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Significant knowledge and understanding of the discipline gained through industry experience and/or scholarly activities or similar
  • An outstanding record of research, nationally and internationally, relevant to the discipline area
  • The ability to provide effective leadership and promote inclusive practices in the workplace

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The School of Nursing, Paramedicine and Healthcare Sciences is committed to educating all students to live well and help others to adopt healthy lifestyles in a range of settings. Academic staff are passionate about the transformational nature of education – it is through learning and growth that people achieve their potential.

The courses offered by the School of Nursing, Paramedicine and Healthcare Sciences include undergraduate, postgraduate, and higher degrees by research. The strength of these courses lies in the opportunities provided to students to develop personally and also professionally, acquiring the knowledge, attitudes and practical skills needed to work autonomously and also as part of a team, as high-quality health professionals.

While there is a particular need for high-quality health professionals in regional, rural and remote locations, graduates of the School are also in high demand in urban and metropolitan settings, reflecting as they do the resilience and independent thinking for which rural Australians are known.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Associate Professor Linda Deravin | Head of School, School of Nursing, Paramedicine and Healthcare Sciences | | Ph: (02) 6338 4480

Closing Date: 11 pm, 10 October 2022 

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Applications close: - AUS Eastern Daylight Time