The NIKERI Institute is seeking to recruit Senior Academic with Nursing qualification to contribute to Institute’s teaching, research, program development and service activities.
- Share your expertise in Nursing through Indigenous community – based model learning
- NIKERI Institute – Waurn Ponds Geelong Campus
- Level C $121,133 + 17% Superannuation , 2 years fixed-term contract
The National Indigenous Knowledges Education Research Innovation (NIKERI) Institute sits within the Faculty of Arts and Education and through Community Based Education programs, enabling Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people the flexibility to gain access to higher education while still being able to maintain family and community obligations.
The Institute is seeking esteemed academic to join an established team of colleagues working in Nursing. The Senior Lecturer in Nursing will be required to teach, conduct research, engage in practice-based activities, publish and attract research funding.
You will promote the Institute, establish and maintain links and partnerships with the academic, industry, professional communities and national Indigenous Communities.
In this role you will provide leadership in the development, coordination and delivery of integrated teaching and research programs in the area of Nursing.
The role is 2 year fixed-term contract based at our Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.
We strongly support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Your key responsibilities will include:
- Providing an excellent contribution to the Institute’s teaching and research programs.
- Exhibiting and/or publishing high-quality research in national journals of high repute
- Contributing to leadership which enhances the achievement of Deakin’s strategic goals in research, teaching, engagement and innovation.
- Contributing to the development of the Institute’s research agenda, including in competitive external research funding activities and performance in ERA
- Enhancing the quality of teaching and learning, including identifying and responding to opportunities to advance the discipline
- Contributing strongly to the leadership of the Institute, Faculty and University.
- Developing strong relationships with research, community, industry and government for enhanced teaching and research outcomes.
To be successful, you will have:
- Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse
- PhD in a relevant discipline and/or advanced qualifications (AQF 9) and experience in a relevant or related discipline, or an inter-disciplined and/or cross-critical area
- Excellent record of teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design, development and implementation
- Demonstrated capacity and passion for leadership and management of teaching and scholarship and related administration
- Established or emerging experience in HDR supervision
- An emerging nationally recognised research reputation underpinned by publications in quality journals and/or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research grants
- Positive engagement with research, community, industry and government to enhance the national standing of the discipline
- Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Indigenous societies, and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Indigenous people in contemporary Australian society and the diversity of circumstances of Indigenous people
- Demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively, including the requirement for proper negotiation and consultation with Indigenous Peoples on matters relevant and meaningful to the delivery of education services to Indigenous Peoples and communities.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Indigenous societies, and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Indigenous people in contemporary Australian society and the diversity of circumstances of Indigenous people.
For a copy of the position description, please see below:
PD - Senior Lecturer Nursing Level C.pdf
Applications for this position close on 14 February 2021.
This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).
Please submit your updated resume and a cover letter addressing key selection criteria.
For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact James Charles, Associate Professor Indigenous Health, Community and Context on 5227 8623 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. You can also contact Fiona Mitchell (HR Consultant, Indigenous Staffing) on 03 5227 8733 or email@example.com to find out more about our Indigenous Strategy.
Are You Ready?
Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.
We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.
We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.