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Professor of Education, Monash University

Monash University, Australia

Location: Mulgrave - Australia
Salary: AU$184,687
£103,369.31 converted salary* pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th August 2019
Closes: 30th September 2019
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas – and the people who discover them
  • 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, these openings provide 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.

Find out more about working with us at: https://www.monash.edu/education-work-with-us

The Opportunity

Monash Education has a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching, service and research. We are a large, comprehensive and diverse faculty, ranked number 1 in Australia and 12th in the world for education, in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019.

Operating across two campuses in metropolitan Melbourne, the Faculty offers a diverse and innovative curriculum that responds to international and local community needs, producing graduates who lead professional practice, public debate, policy and community action around the world.

Among our programs are undergraduate and masters teacher education degrees in early childhood, primary, and secondary education and a wide range of postgraduate coursework and research degrees in education, counselling, psychology and educational and organisational leadership. We have a vibrant research culture, and we are known for our openness to multidisciplinary critical research and our commitment to finding solutions to the key educational problems of our time.

The Faculty of Education seeks to appoint research leaders as Professors of Education (Level E) who will continue to advance its diverse contributions to research and teaching.

Our professors work towards advancing and achieving the Faculty's strategic research priorities through a program of research focused on their cognate area. Consideration for an appointment in this position requires an international track record of high impact ground-breaking scholarly activities, undertaken individually and collaboratively.

The successful applicant will demonstrate:

  • An outstanding contribution to all activities of the organisational unit and play a significant role within their profession or discipline
  • Engage in active and strategic activities within your area of expertise in Education
  • A strong track record in publications in leading international journals
  • A strong track record documenting the ability to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Evidence of the ability to secure external research funding
  • In addition, this role will also allow you to contribute to the Faculty’s research culture, and to its research funding outcomes and impact.

We offer attractive salary packaging, relocation and removal expenses, support for research, and generous parental leave.

This is a continuing, full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

If you would like to be a part of our world-class Faculty and help grow our vibrant and engaging culture, then we welcome your application.

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.   

The successful applicant will need to possess a current valid Police Check.

The below opportunities are full-time positions; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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

About Melbourne

The Faculty of Education is based in Melbourne, which was ranked (by the Economist Intelligence Unit) as the world’s most liveable city from 2012 to 2017. Melbourne is well known for its coffee, restaurants, night-life and is recognised as the sporting capital of Australia. Melbourne is proud of its excellent healthcare, education, diverse culture and booming infrastructure; making Melbourne a welcoming and exciting place to work and to call home.

Enquiries

Alan Reid, Associate Dean, Academic Staffing, edu-workwithus@monash.edu

The Opportunities and How to Apply

The Faculty seeks world-class appointments, capable of driving cutting-edge, grant-based research and high-quality teaching and service, via the following positions and foci.

OPPORTUNITY 1

Educational Leadership, focused on local and global governance of education and policy development, and re-imagining educational leadership in Australia and beyond.

Location: Clayton campus 

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment 

Remuneration: $184,687 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)

Position Description: Professor in Educational Leadership

Apply here

OPPORTUNITY 2

Educational Psychology, focused on developing responsive, high-quality, inclusive, ethical and socially just educational practice, in the context of societies and communities becoming super-diverse.

Location: Clayton campus 

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment 

Remuneration: $184,687 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)

Position Description: Professor in Educational Psychology (Inclusion)

Apply here

OPPORTUNITY 3

Teacher Education, focused on teacher education and professional learning, in the context of understanding processes around how society and communities become super-diverse, and which can inform educational practices, in Australia and beyond.

Location: Clayton campus 

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment 

Remuneration: $184,687 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)

Position Description: Professor of Teacher Education

Apply here

OPPORTUNITY 4

Educational Counselling, focused on enhancing the health and well-being of individuals and communities in Australia and beyond, and across a life course.

Location: Clayton campus 

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment 

Remuneration: $184,687 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)

Position Description: Professor in Educational Counselling

Apply here 

Closing Date:

Monday 30 September 2019, 11:55 pm AEST

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