Professor/Associate Professor in Environmental Informatics

Monash University
March 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:$164,615 - $181,348
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Professor/Associate Professor in Environmental Informatics

Job No.: 656846

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $164,615 - $181,348 pa Level D / $212,047 pa Level E (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 make tangible contributions because our purpose is clear; to deliver positive economic, social and environmental impact in resolving the global challenges of our age.

    At the core of achieving this purpose is the diversity of our staff. We welcome and value everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. When you come to work, you can be yourself, be a change-maker and develop your career in exciting ways. This is 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 Opportunity

    Embark on a transformative journey as a Professor or Associate Professor leading the envisioned Centre for Environmental Informatics (C4EI) within the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University.

    C4EI will pioneer cutting-edge interdisciplinary research, harnessing the power of Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Information Technology to address the most pressing environmental challenges. The focus of our research agenda are biodiversity and climate change and their interactions with resource consumption and production. Our mission is to develop of AI and IT technologies that support this interdisciplinary agenda and to ensure these are harnessed for real world impact.

    As the champion and leader of C4EI, you will shape the future of environmental informatics, blending translational research with foundational exploration. Your impact will resonate across departments, faculties, and institutes as you foster collaborations, lead high-impact interdisciplinary research programs, and train the next generation of researchers and decision makers.

    About You

    We are seeking a Professor or Associate Professor in environmental informatics with a passion for translating data science, AI, and IT research into tangible real-world impact. You have a distinguished track record in research but what truly sets you apart is your proven ability to bridge between disciplines to lead and inspire with a clear vision.

    As a leader in environmental informatics field, you will drive a high-quality interdisciplinary research program, aligning it with the Faculty's theme of IT for Sustainability and IT for Social Good. Your ability in obtaining philanthropic, industry, and government funding will be pivotal as you lead collaborations with internal and external partners, shaping Monash's influence nationally and internationally. Join us at the forefront of innovation, where your leadership will propel Monash into new realms of environmental discovery.

    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.

    Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities –#ChangeIt with us.

    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.

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

    To Apply

    Associate Professor in Environmental Informatics - Level D: Click here

    Professor in Environmental Informatics - Level E: Click here


    Professor Bernd Meyer, Associate Dean Sustainability, Faculty of Information Technology, +61 3 9905 2240

    Position Description

    Associate Professor in Environmental Informatics - Level D

    Professor in Environmental Informatics - Level E

    Closing Date

    Sunday 3 March 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

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