Assistant Professor in Nursing

  • University of Canberra
  • Australia, ACT
  • Dec 17, 2020

Job Description:

The University of Canberra works with government, business and industry locally and internationally, challenging the status quo through the pursuit of better ways to teach, learn and research, serving our communities and the nation. Based in the ACT, one of the fastest growing economies in the country, Canberra has a highly innovative business and professional community taking leading products and services to the world as well as the centre of government. The University of Canberra is integral to creating and growing this highly diverse knowledge-based economy!

The Faculty of Health comprises three Schools, and fourteen disciplines including Nursing, Midwifery, Sport and Exercise Science, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, Pharmacy, Public Health, Psychology, Counselling, Medical Radiation Science, Diagnostic Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Optometry and Speech Pathology. It is also home to the Faculty of Health Student-led Clinics. Health is the host faculty of the University of Canberra Research Institute for Sport and Exercise (UC-RISE), the UC-Health Research Institute (UC-H RI), and the Nursing and Midwifery Research Centre - SYNERGY, which is a partnership between University of Canberra and ACT Government Health Directorate. The Faculty of Health also plays a leading role in relation to the development of the University's Health Precinct. The Precinct includes the Health Hub incorporating Student-led clinics, the University of Canberra Public Hospital, the Canberra Specialist Medical Centre and a 150-bed aged care facility (scheduled to open in late 2021).

The Discipline of Nursing at University of Canberra invites outstanding academics to join our world class education and research team. Working as part of the innovative Faculty of Health, you will have the opportunity and be committed to making a significant contribution to the advancement of knowledge in your profession.

The successful applicant will be expected to make contributions to the undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching in the Discipline of Nursing, as well as contributing to the faculty research themes. This is your opportunity to be part of a new and innovative learning environment committed to developing high-quality nursing graduates, who with strong education and diverse work-integrated learning experiences, will provide high-quality nursing care.

Reporting to the Discipline Lead you will work collaboratively to design, deliver and coordinate an engaging and inventive learning environment. You will also play a key role in the development of active research programs, seeking funding, conducting research and publishing in relevant studies.

You will be known for your high-level interpersonal skills, hold tertiary qualification/s (or equivalent) in nursing, including a Doctoral level qualification relevant to Nursing, and eligibility for registration as a Registered Nurse in Australia.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Please note this is a Contingent Continuing Full-Time opportunity and we currently have two positions vacant.

To be considered for this position please complete the online application form and submit your resume.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Dr Jane Frost, Acting Discipline Lead in Nursing on 6206 8692 or via email [email protected]

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6206 3867 or email [email protected]

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 31 January 2021