Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Education-Focused)

Job No.: 655802

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $111,603 - $132,529 pa Level B / $136,711 - $157,637 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 50 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

At Monash, work feels different. There’s a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That’s why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities. 

Learn more about Monash.

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

Monash University seeks talented staff irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, disability or cultural background. As an exemplar employer of choice, we champion staff diversity and foster inclusive workplace culture. Our participation in the Athena SWAN Charter underpins our commitment to advancing gender equality goals. We proudly profile women in STEMM and continue to grow our STEMM Women Academic Network.

The Opportunity

The School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment is seeking a highly motivated Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (Education Focused) to join their team to support the teaching effort within the Faculty. The School is a globally leading centre of research and education in Earth and Environmental Sciences and is educating the next generation of scientists to find environmental solutions for our society and planet.

Education-focused academic staff at Monash are an elite category of our workforce who focus on and contribute to pedagogical innovation and lead the design and delivery of education at the University.

This position will primarily focus on delivering an exceptional and inspiring first-year teaching programme in the School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment. This will involve coordinating and delivering multiple units within the School, which are co-taught by academics from the full range of disciplines within the School, including geoscience, environmental science, physical geography and atmospheric science. This position will also assist with the design and delivery of educational programmes across the entire School.

The applicant should have:

  • A PhD in a relevant Earth Science or related discipline
  • A track record (with expectations dependent on the level being applied for and relative to opportunity) of effective teaching within a tertiary environment, in a manner that motivates, engages and inspires students to learn
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum development within higher education, building on and extending existing strengths in the School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment

Enjoy an outstanding supportive environment

The School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment and Monash University is committed to creating an inclusive culture in which diversity is embraced. It offers flexible working arrangements, generous parental leave provisions and support for parents and carers, Employee Assistance, and health care services on campus. You can view the range of attractive employee benefits here. There are a range of career development, leadership opportunities and mentoring opportunities. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset.

Our collaborative and supportive environment will offer you many benefits including a competitive salary (including 17% superannuation), possible visa, travel and relocation support for international or interstate candidates and opportunities for training and development. This challenging role will deliver great rewards to the right applicant.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities and age groups. 

Be part of our story. Work with us to #ChangeIt.

Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

To Apply

To apply for the Lecturer - Level B position, please click here

To apply for the Senior Lecturer - Level C position, please click here

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Professor Andrew Mackintosh, Head - School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment, Andrew.Mackintosh@monash.edu

Position Description

Download File Lecturer (Education-Focused) - Level B

Download File Senior Lecturer (Education-Focused) - Level C

Closing Date: Thursday 12 October 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

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posted: 12 September 2023     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.