• The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Feb 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Associate Professor of Nursing will be a joint position between the Department of Nursing at Austin Health and the Department of Nursing, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne. Physically located onsite at Austin Health, the Associate Professor of Nursing will make an independent and original contribution to the advancement of knowledge through interdisciplinary collaboration and leadership in nurse-led health services research. This leadership will extend across knowledge generation, implementation, research training, teaching and practice. The appointee will be expected to foster the translation of research findings by nurses that ensures the delivery of safe, evidence-based and person-centred nursing care. They will be actively involved in clinical research and have a visible and growing track record in managing a high-level research agenda as well as facilitating and supporting capacity and capability building in nursing research at Austin Health.

Working closely with key stakeholders across the hospital- university partnership the Associate Professor of Nursing will generate high quality clinical research targeting the health and well-being of patients, carers and families attending the health service. The appointee will make a significant contribution to the strategic directions, growth, mentorship and ongoing development of clinical research, including research training at Austin Health and the Department of Nursing, Melbourne School of Health Sciences. In doing so, they will enhance the academic standing of Austin Health, the Department of Nursing, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, the Faculty and The University. As an Associate Professor of The University of Melbourne, the appointee will demonstrate a significant contribution to research at a national level and make independent and original contributions to scholarship within disciplinary and interdisciplinary contexts. This standing will be demonstrated by an excellent publication and grant track record.

Applications should consist of a full curriculum vitae detailing academic and professional qualifications, full employment history and relevant achievements. CVs should be accompanied by a covering letter describing briefly how candidates meet the criteria outlined in the selection criteria, why the appointment is of interest and what they believe they can bring to the role.

If you wish to discuss this role further in confidence, please email [email protected] to coordinate a phone call. Please do not send your application to this email address.