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Expression of Interest – Indigenous Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor - Nursing & Midwifery

Job No: 597980

Location: Clayton or Peninsula campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3 years fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $119,072 - $137,298 pa Level C / $143,376 - $157,950 pa Level D / $184,687 pa Level E / (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Bring your expertise to one of the top 20 nursing schools in the world
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative community

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. And that’s because you’re not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You’re making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you’ll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

The Potential

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences is the largest faculty at Monash University, and offers a comprehensive suite of professional health training in Victoria. We consistently rank in the top 40 universities worldwide for clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences.

Monash Nursing and Midwifery is one of the largest schools for the education of nurses and midwives in Australia and offers courses at two Monash campuses – Clayton and Peninsula. The school comprises approximately 2000 students undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate courses utilising a range of delivery modes. Monash Nursing and Midwifery offers high quality tertiary degrees in a vibrant and supportive learning environment to prepare students for a rewarding nursing career. Our research optimises quality of care and outcomes for health service users and health care professionals. This unique and integrated way of doing research is possible due to strong collaborations with partner organisations – clinical partners being Monash Health, Peninsula Health, Eastern Health, Cabrini & the Alfred. 

Ranked 17th in the 2019 QS world rankings Monash Nursing and Midwifery has a proven reputation in the quality of its teaching and research, and has played a leadership role in shaping and providing for the education needs of the nursing profession and health industry. Programs are developed in collaboration with Monash Nursing and Midwifery’s professional partners to be responsive to the needs of the healthcare industry and engaging for students. A commitment to evidence-based clinical practice ensures the excellent employment rate of graduates.

The Opportunity

Monash Nursing and Midwifery is seeking a suitably qualified and motivated Indigenous academic and leader to join our world-class School to deliver and guide education within our programs. The role also encompasses leadership, specifically with a clear focus on indigenous matters and content for the school. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in partnership with the Gukwonderuk Indigenous Health Unit and collaborate with a vibrant and exciting team of Indigenous academics and graduate researchers.

Successful applicants will ideally have postgraduate qualifications consistent with the level of appointment. For the Professor and Associate Professor positions a doctoral qualification in the discipline area would be expected. For the Senior Lecturer position a doctoral qualification is preferable however, candidates with a master’s degree in Indigenous health are encouraged to apply. The applicant will have current Australian registration for practice as a nurse / midwife or need to be eligible to apply.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate team at a leading university in a top-ranked school of Nursing and Midwifery. If you are ready to apply your extensive knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to your teaching, research and leadership skills, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only Indigenous Australians are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the Special Measure Provision, Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2011 (Vic). The successful incumbent would be required to provide Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

There is the potential for a relocation allowance for the successful candidate.

This role is a fixed-term full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated. The successful applicant will be appointed at either Level C, Level D or Level E depending on their qualifications and level of experience.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

The successful applicant will need to possess a current valid Police Check.

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs". 


Prof. Debra Griffiths, Head of School, Monash Nursing & Midwifery, +61 3 9904 4640 or

Position Description

Download File Professor - Level E

Download File Associate Professor - Level D

Download File Senior Lecturer - Level C

Closing Date

Friday 11 October 2019, 11:55 pm AEST


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