Associate Professor/Professor - School of Nursing and Midwifery

at Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest growing and economically significant Western Sydney region.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery (SoNM) is a national leader in nursing and midwifery education, research and scholarship with one of the largest undergraduate, pre-registration nursing degree programs in Australia and a Bachelor of Midwifery course. The School also offers a range of Postgraduate Nursing and Midwifery Courses.

This position is a conjoint appointment with Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD) located at Nepean Hospital, situated within the Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research (CNMR). The role will provide visionary and strategic leadership in research and translation of research to evidence based practice and models of care and will work in partnership with the NBMLHD Education and Training Services (ETS) to design and execute programs in partnership with the university.

The University and NBMLHD are seeking a professorial leader to make a distinguished and dynamic contribution to clinical and research leadership in nursing in Western Sydney. Applicants for professorial positions must hold a PhD in Nursing or a relevant discipline and have a distinguished research career as evidenced by publication track record and success obtaining funding for research.

Applicants must also have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a clinical setting; demonstrate achievement in clinical leadership; the ability to lead practice development in health services and have expertise and experience in nurse education in university-based programs. Western Sydney University values workplace diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to grow a thriving multidisciplinary research environment.

This is a full-time, ongoing position located at Nepean Hospital.

Remuneration Package: Academic Level D/E - $171,702 to $219,555 p.a.

Academic Level D - $171,702 to $188,588 p.a. (comprising base salary $145,486 to $159,918 p.a., 17% superannuation and leave loading)

Academic Level E - $219,555 p.a. (comprising base salary $186,386 p.a., 17% superannuation and leave loading)

Position Enquiries: Professor Deborah Hatcher, Dean, School of Nursing and Midwifery, +61 2 9685 9817, or

Closing Date: 11:30 pm, Sunday 20 January 2019

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Kingswood New South Wales Australia

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