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Senior Lecturer (Clinical) In Nursing, Midwifery Or Social Work/counselling

THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND - St Lucia, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

About This Opportunity

This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a Clinical Academic to create, lead and implement a dedicated interprofessional practice education team in one of the highest-ranking Schools of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work in Australia. This new interprofessional Practice Education Team will be responsible for ensuring best evidence-based practice education and an excellent student practice experience.

You will be strategically responsible for establishing and developing relationships with practice providers to ensure capacity and quality of placements for students across all our undergraduate and postgraduate programs that lead to a professional registration in nursing, midwifery, social work and counselling. You will also lead a program of scholarship and research that underpins our approach to practice education. You will be able to make and demonstrate a significant contribution to educating the future workforce across health and social work professions.

Further key duties and responsibilities are listed in the position description.

This position is located primarily at our picturesque St Lucia campus however this role will require some travel to practice sites where students undertake simulation and practice placement.

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

The School is a leader in the study of nursing, midwifery, social work and counselling, demonstrating excellence through innovative, creative, and dynamic teaching and research, in a vibrant, interdisciplinary, and engaging environment. The School is committed to conducting academic, research and community partnership programs that are recognised for their excellence in contributing to health and well-being in the community. The School is responsible for a number of programs including the Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Midwifery, Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery dual degree, Master of Nursing Studies, Master of Social Work Studies and the Master of Counselling degrees. It has extensive, well-established partnerships in the hospital, health care, social welfare and disability sectors and a developing cohort of research higher degree students.

In the most recent Shanghai rankings (2020) by subject area nursing/midwifery, University of Queensland (UQ) was ranked 2nd in Australia and 4thin the World. In the most recent Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) ratings UQ received the maximum rating of 5 (“Well above World Standard”) in Nursing, including midwifery and Social Work. UQ was the only Australian University to achieve that rating in the discipline of social work.

Further details about the School and its activities may be accessed on the School’s web site at https://nmsw.uq.edu.au.

Our Ideal Candidate

To be successful for this position, you will have completed an advanced professional qualification or Higher Degree by Research in one of the discipline areas of nursing, midwifery, social work or counselling. Your knowledge and experience in one of the disciplines will be partnered with the ability to engage in high quality clinical teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will also be able to demonstrate the capacity to engage in independent research, as evidenced by an established track record of publications. You will have a strong track record in supervising postgraduate students, including higher research degree students. Finally, you will hold the ability to establish relationships with the profession and promote nursing, midwifery, social work or counselling at both a university and wider community level.

Is it a requirement of this position that the incumbent is eligible for full registration with AHPRA, the Australian Association of Social Work or membership of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, continuing position at Academic Level C.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be up to $140,603 per annum, plus superannuation of up to 17%. The total package will be up to $164,506 per annum.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, development programs and many other benefits.

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

Position Description

SeniorLecturerNMSW_AppointmentBooklet.pdf

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Professor Tracy Humphrey

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

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing key selection criteria
  • Resume

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQCareers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Applications will be reviewed as received. Candidates may be interviewed prior to the job closing date. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. The University of Queensland reserves the right to close this application process early.