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Associate Professor, Rural Nursing

Job No.:567391

Work type:Continuing

  • Full-time, Continuing
  • Bendigo location
  • Foster a supportive and interactive learning environment to enhance student understanding and skill development in this rewarding role.


La Trobe University is searching for a dynamic and visionary leader to join our esteemed La Trobe Rural Health School as an Associate Professor in Rural Nursing. This is a unique opportunity to lead and inspire in the largest rural health school in Australia, renowned for its innovative health courses and commitment to rural communities.


Your Role:

As an Associate Professor in Rural Nursing, you will:

  • Inspire and Educate: Develop, coordinate, and teach engaging and high-quality courses that ignite a passion for learning in our students.
  • Lead and Innovate: Spearhead the development and review of curricula, driving innovation in nursing education and research.
  • Conduct Groundbreaking Research: Lead high-impact research projects, publish in prestigious journals, and present your findings at international conferences.
  • Mentor Future Leaders: Supervise Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and postgraduate projects, nurturing the next generation of nursing leaders.
  • Forge Partnerships: Build and maintain strong relationships with domestic and international partners, translating research into real-world impact.
  • Champion Excellence: Provide mentorship and leadership to junior colleagues, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.


What We’re Looking For:

  • Academic Excellence: PhD or equivalent accreditation and standing recognized by the University/profession.
  • Leadership in Education: Proven leadership in curriculum development and a strong commitment to teaching excellence.
  • Research Prowess: A distinguished record of nationally/internationally recognized independent research with significant impact.
  • Mentorship Skills: Proven ability to attract and supervise honours/research students.
  • Funding Success: A successful record of securing external research funding.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Demonstrated ability to work productively with a diverse range of staff and students.
  • Professional Accreditation: Registered Nurse with NMBA/AHPRA.


Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses


How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm on Wednesday 10th July 2024

Recruitment Enquiries:  Melissa Magaton, Senior Talent Acquisition Business Partner, E. M.magaton@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD - Associate Professor, Rural Nursing.pdf

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

Please scroll down to apply.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants 
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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