Lecturer - Anthropology (2 positions)

Monash University
May 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:$111,603 - $132,529
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Lecturer - Anthropology (2 positions)

Job No.: 664585

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $111,603 - $132,529 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

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    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.

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    The Opportunity

    The School of Social Sciences is the largest school in the Monash Arts faculty, offering a wide variety of programs including Human Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, International Relations, and Politics. It is consistently ranked as one of the best social science schools in the world.

    Our Anthropology program is seeking to appoint two continuing, full-time academics who can contribute to and extend existing anthropology research, teaching and engagement activities within the School of Social Sciences. We encourage candidates with track records in medical anthropology, environmental anthropology or the anthropology of development to apply.

    These Level B positions will suit active and innovative early career researchers who are keen to leverage the excellent research support services to develop their academic careers and contribute towards high quality teaching and graduate supervision. With the ability to collaborate effectively and to motivate and inspire learners, you will play a major role in our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs and lead research with an anthropology focus.

    You will also excel in teaching and be responsible for the preparation of course materials and delivery of classes and student field excursions. The position also involves supervision of coursework postgraduate and higher degree by research students, participation in professional activities, and significantly contributing to planning, committee, and administration functions.

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

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

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

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


    Professor Andrea Whittaker, Convenor, Human Geography, Anthropology and Development Studies, +61 3 9905 2384

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    Closing Date

    Thursday 30 May 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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