Professor/Associate Professor – Human Geography
Job No.: 640873
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration: $153,674 - $169,294 pa Level D / $197,952 pa Level E (plus
17% employer superannuation)
Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas – and the people who discover
Take your research further with state-of-the-art infrastructure
Monash is full of thinkers and doers who are looking for their next challenge.
So if you've forged a rewarding career so far, this role provides the perfect
platform to join us. You'll have access to quality research facilities,
infrastructure and teaching spaces to do exciting work, along with
opportunities to collaborate internationally. You'll be part of a university
that's made up of inspirational, challenging thinkers and doers – and continue
doing work that makes a lasting impact.
The School of Social Sciences is consistently ranked among the best social
science schools both nationally and internationally. It is the largest school
in the Faculty of Arts and one of the largest consolidated schools of the
social sciences nationally. Interdisciplinary teaching and research
collaboration is strongly encouraged.
The School of Social Sciences offers a wide-ranging undergraduate program and
a variety of postgraduate degrees in Anthropology, Criminology, Human
Geography, Politics and International Relations and Sociology. A major focus
of our teaching is to help students become responsible and informed global
The School is also a place of vibrant research activity and has research
strengths focused on social and environmental transformations. The Social and
Political Sciences Graduate Research Program provides doctoral training that
equips students to understand and respond to complex legal, political, social,
cultural and economic problems; developing the necessary skills and expertise
needed to advance knowledge for the public good and lead the next generation
of social change.
The School is highly-engaged with international partnerships and projects and
is committed to the global challenges of Monash's Impact 2030 strategy:
climate change, geopolitical security and thriving communities. The School is
home to three flagship research centres delivering to this strategy and
creating significant impact and engagement beyond academia: the Monash Gender,
Peace and Security Centre; the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention
Centre; and the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre.
Human Geography at Monash has produced some of Australia's leading
researchers, policy makers and practitioners who are, individually and
collectively, shaping local, state, national and international agendas on
delivering more sustainable and just futures. We have a strong research
culture, led by a dynamic group of researchers focusing on diverse societal
and governance responses to address critical global challenges. Our research
attracts national and international competitive funding, excellent PhD
scholars, and routinely informs our teaching programs which explore
geographical challenges associated with steering societal, industrial, and
governmental dimensions of sustainability transitions.
The Associate Professor/ Professor will play a leading role in the School
Executive in the School of Social Sciences. This includes an ability to bring
innovative teaching methods and concepts into the classroom and increase the
School's research capacity related to societal and governance challenges posed
by climate and environmental change, within the discipline of Human Geography.
In line with the Monash Impact 2030 Strategic Plan, the appointment will be
expected to work across the Arts Faculty and wider University in developing
research and foster external collaborations with relevant organisations.
Reporting to the Head of School, responsibilities include but are not limited
Actively engage in original and collaborative research that leads to high-
quality refereed journal publications or outputs with high level academic
or commercial publishers
Foster research excellence through procuring competitive research grants,
leading significant projects and working with other staff to develop
Supervision of PhD students and postgraduate students engaged in
coursework and research projects
Acting as subject coordinator and Chief Examiner, which includes a range
of administrative functions, the majority of which relate to the subjects
the academic teaches
Contribute to academic and administrative leadership within the faculty by
participating in the development of policy and strategy
Maintain and broaden collaborative partnerships with relevant faculties
and departments/schools within the University and community
With a flexible attitude and the ability to adapt to any circumstance, you
will be able to consult and liaise confidently with senior-level stakeholders.
You will have demonstrable experience liaising with government bodies both
national and international, ensuring compliance with numerous frameworks and
policies. As a strong inclusive leader, you will strive towards excellence at
all times and continue to maintain our positive culture and morale. With your
natural desire to challenge the status quo, you will be passionate and have
high levels of innovation to drive change and process improvement.
We offer you an engaging and dynamic role that includes many opportunities to
network with highly motivated colleagues around the globe, as part of a
committed and professional team. Our collaborative and supportive environment
will offer you many benefits, including a competitive salary (including 17%
Superannuation), travel and relocation support, and opportunities for
training and development. This challenging role will deliver great rewards to
the right applicant.
Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm
believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and
diversify the skills and successes of our staff. We invite you to apply to
join us as part of our dynamic learning programs and high-quality research
This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may
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.
Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to
apply for Monash Jobs".
Associate Professor Megan Farrelly, Interim Head of School,
Associate Professor - Level D
Professor - Level E
Monday 10 October 2022, 11:55 pm AEDT
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