Monash University
November 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:$111,603 - $132,529
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Job No.: 657416

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $111,603 - $132,529 pa Level B (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.

    Learn more about Monash.

    The Faculty of Engineering is the #1 Engineering School in Australia, renowned worldwide for the quality and calibre of our teaching, research and graduates.

    The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) aims to provide the highest quality teaching and research. We are the #1 ranked Materials Science and Engineering Department in Australia and are consistently in the top 50 departments worldwide (#35 in QS 2022), with much success in obtaining significant funding and delivering industry impact.

    The Opportunity

    Are you a dynamic and motivated professional ready to make a significant impact in the field of Materials Science and Engineering? Monash University, located on Clayton Campus in Melbourne, is seeking a passionate individual to fill the Level B - Lecturer position in our esteemed Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

    This Level B position offers a unique opportunity with an industry-sponsored appointment for the first 5 years, collaborating closely with a major industrial partner. During this period, you will collaborate closely with senior Professors to deliver impactful research outcomes to our industrial partner, while also contributing to teaching and service within the Department at a reduced load. After this initial phase, the position transitions to a traditional continuing Teaching & Research role.

    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.

    As part of your application, please include the below documents:

  • A document addressing the Key Selection Criteria. Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'
  • 2-page document answering the 3 questions below (total of 6 pages)
  • Question 1. "Research plan" - outline your thoughts regarding your research portfolio you would like to build over the next 5 years, outside of the work with the industry partner. This is the opportunity for you to explain your research ideas and plans, topics you would like to address, tools you would like to develop, major new directions you would like to forge, etc. (Maximum 2 pages)

    Question 2. "Teaching Philosophy" - we would like to hear your thoughts about teaching and either your existing approaches, or the approaches you would like to develop. What do you think makes an excellent teacher, and what approaches would you like to adopt with your teaching. (Maximum 2 pages)

    Question 3. "Service Plan" - Service is a critical component to the functioning of all Departments at Monash. All staff contribute to Service, but each in different ways. Knowing what you do about the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Monash, do you see particular areas where you feel your skills could be of particular service? In what areas would you especially like to contribute to Service of the Department? (Maximum 2 pages)


    Professor Christopher Hutchinson, Professor - Department of Materials Science & Engineering, [email protected]

    Position Description


    Closing Date

    Thursday 23 November 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

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