Nursing Careers

Ranked in the top 50 in the world by the QS World University Rankings by subject, 2019, the School of Nursing and Midwifery is a comprehensive research and teaching school, with an innovative approach to undergraduate and graduate teaching.

The School enjoys a close collaboration with local area health services in providing clinical learning experiences for students, in the provision of graduate programs and in the conduct of clinical research. We strive to prepare and develop nurses to function in a wide range of clinical settings, health facilities and rehabilitation services.

The teaching team within the School of Nursing and Midwifery is led by award winning academics who are all specialists in their fields of practice. Our academics are committed to teaching and learning strategies which develop and enhance nursing knowledge, and the full range of clinical and interpersonal skills needed by nurses and midwives to function as effective practitioners.

The Nursing program is offered at Callaghan, Ourimbah and Port Macquarie while the Midwifery program is offered at Callaghan and Port Macquarie. Academics may be required to teach between campuses.

This is a full time ongoing position and may be based at either Callaghan or Ourimbah.

In this role, you will promote and foster a collaborative, dynamics, productive and globally competitive research environment through research collaboration, external grant income, publication outputs, and research higher degree graduates.


As an inspirational, energetic and resilient leader who produces successful outcomes, you will be a positive team player and have proven credibility within the higher education sector. You will keep abreast of current nursing and/or midwifery research, as well as changes to industry standards and build and maintain the University’s reputation by forging positive relationships with UON academic and professional staff, students and external stakeholders.


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