School of Social Sciences – Human Geography opportunities

Monash University
April 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:$164,615 - $181,348
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School of Social Sciences – Human Geography opportunities

Job No.: 662079

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment


Associate Professor: $164,615 - $181,348 pa Level D (plus 17% employer superannuation)

Professor: $212,047 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative and growing social science 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.

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    The Opportunities

    The School of Social Sciences is the largest school in the Monash Arts faculty, offering a wide variety of programs including Human Geography, Sociology and Anthropology, Criminology, International Relations, Politics, and Gender Studies. It is consistently ranked as one of the best social science schools in the world for research quality and impact and a major focus of our teaching is to help students become responsible and informed global citizens.

    The School of Social Sciences is looking to grow by appointing multiple outstanding academics who want to be part of building our thriving community of social scientists, leverage the excellent research support services available at Monash to develop their research profile, and contribute towards high quality teaching and graduate supervision.

    At Monash Human Geography is an integral part of the Human Geography, Anthropology and Development Studies Section. Staff in the program are engaged in teaching, research, analysis, and actions that promote sustainable use and management of natural resources, landscapes and built environments across Australia and around the world. The Section also has particular expertise in climate mitigation and adaptation, and a strong focus on governance arrangements at national, state, local, and corporate levels. Human Geography at Monash also has a supportive research culture that has led to consistent competitive grant winning and quality highly cited publications.

    We are accepting applications for the following levels:

  • Level D - Associate Professor

  • Level E - Professor

  • To view other opportunities we currently have in the School of Social Sciences, click here.

    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.

    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. 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.

    Relocation expense coverage options are available for suitable candidates at the discretion of the Faculty.

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


    Professor Jack Corbett, Head of School, School of Social Sciences, [email protected]

    Position Descriptions

    Associate Professor of Human Geography - Level D

    Professor of Human Geography - Level E

    Closing Date

    Sunday 7 April 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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