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Lecturer - Human Geography

Monash University, Australia - School of Social Sciences

Location: Melbourne - Australia
Salary: AU$111,603 to AU$132,529 or £58,768.35 to £69,787.65 (converted salary*) pa Level B plus 17% employer superannuation
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th February 2024
Closes: 6th March 2024
Job Ref: 661434

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $111,603 - $132,529 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

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The Opportunity

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. Our Human Geography program is seeking to appoint an academic who can contribute to and extend existing human geography research, teaching and engagement activities within the School of Social Sciences. You will join a team of outstanding researchers and educators who are engaged in tackling significant global challenges such as climate change and the intersections of environment, society and economy within Australia and around the world. 

We are looking for an active and innovative early career researcher who is keen to leverage the excellent research support services to develop their academic career and contribute towards high quality teaching and graduate supervision. With the ability to collaborate effectively and to motivate and inspire learners, you will play a major role in our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs and lead research with a human geography focus. 

As a Lecturer, you will lead your own research, collaborate on significant research projects, and where relevant, command leadership of a research team. We are seeking candidates who complement our existing strengths. Those with expertise in any area of Human Geography are welcome to apply. We especially encourage applications from scholars with a research interest in:

  • Climate adaptation
  • Corporate sustainability
  • International development
  • Environmental geography

You will also excel in teaching and be responsible for the preparation of course materials and delivery of classes and student field excursions. The position also involves supervision of coursework postgraduate and higher degree by research students, participation in professional activities, and significantly contributing to planning, committee, and administration functions. 

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.

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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.  

The position is full-time, however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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.

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

Enquiries

Professor Andrea Whittaker, Progarm Convenor - Human Geography, Anthropology and Development Studies, Andrea.Whittaker@monash.edu

Position Description

Lecturer - Human Geography

Closing Date

Wednesday 6 March 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

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