Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor in Midwifery

Country: Australia;

City: Queensland

Vacancy added: 03.09.2019

Employer: The University of Queensland

Resumes due: 02.10.2019

 

The Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Midwifery is a joint initiative of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work (SNMSW) at the University of Queensland and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) of the Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS). The appointee will provide academic leadership in midwifery in the SNMSW and MNHHS. In particular, the appointee will focus on academic leadership of the midwifery programs in the school and clinically in the translation and implementation of research outcomes into maternity and midwifery practice. Further information about the UQ School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work is at: www.nmsw.uq.edu.au; and about MNHHS at http://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/

 

About This Opportunity

The Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Midwifery position is required to lead strategic development in building midwifery research capacity and capability between UQ and MNHHS in midwifery.

The position is based at UQ's St Lucia and Herston Campuses and the RBWH; the successful candidate will have a formal presence at both the UQ School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences and Women’s and Newborn Services, RBWH.

 

Our Ideal Candidate

The successful applicant will have a PhD in Midwifery. In addition to being registered as a midwife it would be beneficial to be registered as a nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. The appointee will have a substantial publication record and a strong track record in securing significant external research funding. They will also have international and national recognition for sustained, outstanding research and leadership in an academic environment in midwifery. Highly developed interpersonal, communication and people management skills and a track record in leading, motivating and successfully managing a team in a collegiate environment will be required. The level of appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience.

It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversityhttps://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au

MNHHS values respect, teamwork, compassion, high performance and integrity.

 

What We Can Offer

A full-time, fixed term appointment of five-years' duration at Academic C, D or E will be offered to the successful applicant.

  • The remuneration package for Academic Level C will be in the range of $117,319 - $135,276, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $137,263- $158,273).
  • The remuneration package for Academic Level D will be in the range of $141,261 - $155,627, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $165,276 - $182,084).
  • The remuneration package for Academic Level E will be in the range of $181,964, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $212,898).

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

 

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact:

  • Professor Jill Wilson, Acting Head, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work on +61 7 3365 2507 or wilsonj@uq.edu.au; or
  • Trish Smith, Nursing and Midwifery Director, Women’s and Newborn Services RBWH on +61 407 930 779 and trish.smith@health.qld.gov.au

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.

 
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