Assistant Lecturer
(Geochemistry and Environmental Science)

Job No: 567643
Faculty / Portfolio: Faculty of Science
School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Two year fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $84,338 - $90,532 pa Level A PhD
(plus 17% employer superannuation)
(Salary effective 1.10.2017)

  • Join a dynamic team of academics
  • Access to world-class research facilities
  • Unlock your teaching potential

If you're after a rewarding career, Monash University can help make it happen. With leading academics and world-class resources, combined with a ranking in the top 100 universities worldwide, we offer all you need to build a brighter future.

The Opportunity

The School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment (SEAE) is a multi-disciplinary school, passionate about shaping the world for a sustainable future. Our broad range of undergraduate courses explore the whole earth system, including climate change, landscape evolution, hydrogeology, environmental geochemistry, soil science, and atmospheric science. If you have completed a PhD in Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Chemistry or a closely related field and are ready to take the next step in your academic career, this could be the role for you.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Environmental Science and Geochemistry alongside other SEAE staff. You will be responsible for developing and delivering lectures and practicals, some field teaching, and assessing students' work. The development of the curriculum is carried out centrally within SEAE however, there is some flexibility to deliver teaching in the candidate's area of expertise.

The Level A academic will be part of the Monash Environmental Geochemistry and Geochemical Analysis Group. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out collaborative research with the group, leading to publications in high impact international journals. Research interests include the interactions between metals, microorganisms and minerals in aqueous environments and sedimentary systems, isotope geochemistry and applying geochemical principles to sustainable mining and mineral processing techniques.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria noted in the position description below. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs"


Professor Sandy Cruden, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment,


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Closing Date: Sunday 15 October 2017, 11:55pm AEDT

posted: 22 September 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.