Multiple Academic positions available in Nursing and Midwifery

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 23 Jun 2024

Job no:517322
Work type:full time
Location:Crawley
Categories:Health and Medical Sciences


  • Seeking exceptional candidates in the fields of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Multiple positions available:
    • Level D x 2 (Base salary range: $158,906 - $174,822 plus 17% superannuation)
    • Level C x 2 (Base salary range: $132,381 - $152,279 plus 17% superannuation)
    • Level A x 1 (Base salary range: $76,686 - $99,759 plus 17% superannuation)
  • Salary subject to 5% increase effective 1 July 2024

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is an organisation which pursues excellence, scholarship and community partnership across all aspects of its portfolio.   It offers a wide range of high quality, evidence-based health and care related programmes and is firmly committed to investing in the development and growth of this workforce in order to meet the health needs of Western Australia and beyond.  

As part of this commitment, UWA is launching programmes in Nursing and Midwifery in close collaboration with key industry stakeholders.  The University will offer an innovative and flexible programme of undergraduate and postgraduate courses designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required in a changing and challenging health care environment.   In the first instance, a new Bachelor of Nursing (BN), Bachelor of Midwifery (BMid)and a Dual degree, Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Midwifery (BNBMid) will be offered. 

These programmes will contribute towards meeting current and future workforce gaps in Western Australia across primary care, long term care and urgent care across all communities.   They will focus on increasing capacity and scope of practice by equipping students with the confidence, knowledge, skills and preparing them for future leadership roles. They will provide a range of opportunities for students and qualified staff to pursue different career pathways.   The programmes will also address the rapidly increasing demand for nurses and midwives with dual qualifications and specialist skills in areas including mental health care, disability care, renal care, health promotion and research.  The unique geographical nature of Western Australia calls for innovative education and training approaches to closing health workforce gaps.   

The new programmes of Nursing, and Midwifery at UWA will attract essential talent to the State and contribute to the growth of a work ready health workforce tailored to the health needs of WA, including urban, regional, rural, and remote populations.

About the opportunity

This is an opportunity to contribute significantly to the advancement of Nursing and Midwifery education and research, fostering collaboration and innovation both locally and globally.

About you

To be considered for these positions, you will hold a PhD or equivalent qualification in a relevant academic discipline or possess substantial clinical experience and professional recognition in Nursing and/or Midwifery. You must hold a current registration or be eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), along with relevant post-registration experience. You must also maintain membership with a relevant professional association.

You will possess strong interpersonal skills, fostering relationships with staff and students at all levels. You will work both independently and co-operatively with collaborators and as part of a team.

About your application

In preparing your application, you are asked to submit a resume and a two-page cover letter, together with a separate document specifically addressing the selection criteria.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position descriptions: 

 PD [Assoc Professor, Nursing] [517321].pdf

 PD [Assoc Professor, Midwifery] [517322].pdf

 PD [Senior Lecturer] [517323].pdf

 PD [Associate Lecturer] [517324].pdf

If you are applying for multiple positions, you are kindly asked to submit a separate application for each position, ensuring that you meet the specific requirements outlined for each.

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55pm AWST on Sunday, 23 June 2024

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Professor Garry Fitzpatrick at [email protected]

These positions are only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at [email protected] with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.


Advertised:07 Jun 2024 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:23 Jun 2024 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time



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