First listed on: 04 August 2022


Research Officer, School of Nursing and Midwifery 

Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until 31 December 2025
Located at Nepean Hospital

About Western Sydney University
Working at Western Sydney University means you’ll be part of an organisation that’s ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and is a research leader – with 85% of the University’s research being at or above world standard. We understand the key to your success is unlocking your true potential – just as we do with our students. Our 3,000 staff members work together to enable a dynamic, inclusive and innovative culture that is distinctly research-driven and student-centred.

About the Role
The School of Nursing and Midwifery is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Research Officer (RO) to work with our team at the Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research (CNMR).

CNMR is a collaborative research centre supported by the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University and the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD). CNMR facilitates and supports research collaborations between nurses, midwives and academics. The CNMR team work closely with the clinical facilities across NBMLHD and the majority of projects are in collaboration with clinicians focussing on areas such as nursing and midwifery practice, promoting patient and women’s health outcomes and service development.

The RO position will work closely with the Associate Professors of Nursing and Midwifery and clinical researchers to support their research projects using various methods.

This is a full-time position, based at Nepean Hospital ending 31st December 2025.

Please refer to the Position Description for further information.

About You
The RO position will require an applicant with the ability to facilitate literature reviews to inform research ethics proposals, the ability to collect and analyse both qualitative and quantitative data and to translate findings into high quality research outputs such as high impact peer-reviewed journals and conference presentations.

The successful RO will also have excellent communication skills to work in teams as well as autonomously. The ability to coordinate multiple active projects concurrently will also be highly favourable.

Western Sydney University highly values equity and inclusiveness. We have a proud history of doing so and consider this an important part of our social and civic responsibilities as a University. We strive to contribute to tackling inequalities and promoting wellbeing within our own institution, the Greater Western Sydney region, nationally and internationally.

Western Sydney University has long been identified as a University of the people. We value the contributions made by our staff and recognise that they underpin the enablement of our mission and values. In return, we offer:

  • 35 hour work week
  • 17% super contributions
  • Professional development opportunities

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 6 $100,670 to $107,945 p.a. (comprising Salary of $85,067 to $91,215 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Please contact Kylie Docker, School Manager via email at

Closing Date: 8:30pm, Thursday 18 August 2022.

To Apply: Please use the following link to submit your application

In addition to your resume and cover letter, you are required to address the selection criteria in your application. Only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the Recruitment Team at

To be eligible for this position you must provide evidence of your full-time Working Rights in Australia for the full duration of this appointment at the time of application.


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