Discipline Leader, Nursing

at RMIT University

  • Bundoora Campus
  • Full-time, 3 year fixed-term position with an underpinning continuing academic role
  • $132,918 - $171,216 p.a + 17% super

Our Organisation
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences comprises three Academic Clusters (Allied Health, Applied Health, and Biomedical Sciences). The School undertakes teaching and research across eleven disciplines: Cell Biology & Anatomy, Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Exercise Science, Laboratory Medicine, Medical Radiations, Nursing, Osteopathy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy and Psychology.

The Role and Your Responsibilities
This challenging role will be dynamic in nature and will take a leading role in the teaching and research efforts related to Nursing within the School of Health and Biomedical Sciences. For the first three years this position will also be responsible for leading staff within the discipline to further develop their research and teaching activities. In the role of Discipline Leader, you are expected to lead the discipline effectively and to contribute to the School Leadership Group guided by the "Guiding Principles for School Operation" (2016-2020)

The Professor/Associate Professor will maintain and advance scholarly, research and professional capabilities as relevant to the Nursing area. This role is also expected to establish and maintain memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and health professional communities.

The successful candidate is expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the School and beyond to lead the area of Nursing and its application to important and topical research questions. Where reasonably possible, collaborations with other Schools and relevant research Centres/Groups should be sought.

Skills & Experience Required
To be considered for this position it is essential that you have a proven record of outstanding academic and/or professional achievements in the field of Nursing and will possess a PhD in in a relevant field. You must also be eligible for professional registration in Nursing in Australia

Completion of the Essentials in Tertiary Teaching Practice program or equivalent is preferred though if the appointed candidate does not meet this requirement at time of appointment, they will be supported to complete this as a requirement to fulfill their probation.

To Apply
For further information please contact Professor Charlie Xue, Executive Dean of the School on +61 3 9925 57360 or to view a Position Description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 556467. Applications close on Sunday 26th February 2017. Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

RMIT is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

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