Lecturer (Education-Focused) in Biological Sciences and Senior Lecturer (Education-Focussed) in Applied Ecology

Monash University
April 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:$111,603 - $132,529
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Lecturer (Education-Focused) in Biological Sciences and Senior

Lecturer (Education-Focussed) in Applied Ecology

Job No.: 663262

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)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them
  • 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.

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    The Opportunity

    The School of Biological Sciences is seeking a highly motivated Lecturer and a highly motivated Senior Lecturer (Education Focused) to join their team to support the teaching effort within the Faculty. Our teaching laboratories and class rooms are among the best equipped of any tertiary institution globally. They combine state-of-the-art teaching technologies with an exceptionally gifted group of educators to produce a truly first class, international education.

    The School's commitment is to produce graduates who are bold, enterprising, and eager to engage in an internationalized world. Our graduates are our future leaders, who will embrace a wide range of careers spanning research, industry, government and non-governmental organisations, and contribute to solving the global challenges facing human and environmental health.

    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.

    The Level B position will primarily focus on delivering an exceptional and inspiring first-year teaching programme in the School of Biological Sciences, and the Level C position will primarily focus on the development, course management, and delivery of the Masters of Environmental Sustainability. Noth roles 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 environmental sustainability, applied ecology and and evolution. This positions will also assist with the design and delivery of educational programmes across the entire School.

    The applicant should have:

  • A PhD in Biological Sciences or related discipline, or recognised significant experience in the relevant discipline area
  • 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 Biological Sciences
  • Enjoy an outstanding supportive environment

    The School of Biological Sciences 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 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.

    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. This includes supporting parents.

    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 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 Craig White, Head of School, Biological Sciences, +61 3 9905 6052

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    Lecturer (Education-Focused) - Level B

    Senior Lecturer (Education-Focused) - Level C

    Closing Date

    Wednesday 24 April 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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