Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Physical Geography)

Monash University
Clayton, Victoria
$101,130 - $120,093 pa Level B/$123,882 - $142,845 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation) AUD

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Job No.: 620083

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $101,130 - $120,093 pa Level B / $123,882 - $142,845 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Contribute to the vision of the School
  • Excellent Salary Package + Generous Superannuation

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

Monash University strongly advocates diversity, equality, fairness and openness. We fully support the gender equity principles of the Athena SWAN Charter and invite you to join us in celebrating women in STEMM and specifically women in Science and the School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment’s commitment to Equity Diversity and Inclusion

The Opportunity

We are seeking two forward thinking, dynamic, and innovative academics to take on the roles of Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) in the area of Physical Geography within the School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment. The field of Physical Geography represents a key research theme within the School, and there will be excellent scope for collaborations and building a world class research program. 

Your new role

The successful appointees will be expected to make significant contributions to the research and teaching program of the School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment, building on and extending our existing strengths in Climate Research, Coastal Science, Cryospheric Science, Environmental Geochemistry, GIS and Remote Sensing, Hydrogeology, and Soil Science. Click here to read more about our exciting work and our staff members.

Key Responsibilities

In this position, you will:

  • Make a strong and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives
  • Undertake high-quality research and supervise honours, master and PhD students
  • Undertake scholarly innovative undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum development and coursework teaching of an exemplary quality
  • Increasingly provide academic leadership, particularly in fostering outstanding learning and teaching and/or research, especially at Level C

Your alignment

Your background will demonstrate:

  • Interest and knowledge in the field of Physical Geography. This could include, but is not limited to, Biogeography, Climate Research, Coastal Science, Cryospheric Science, Earth Surface Processes, Environmental Geochemistry, Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, Geomorphology, Hydrology, Numerical Modelling, and Soil Science
  • A PhD in physical geography or a related discipline
  • Research that has achieved demonstrated impact in the related field, including success in grant writing for competitive research funding

Enjoy an outstanding supportive environment!

The School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment and Monash University is committed to creating an inclusive culture in which diversity is embraced. Monash University offers flexible working arrangements, generous parental leave provisions and support for parents and carers, Employee Assistance, and health care services on campus. You can view the range of attractive employee benefits here.  The School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment and Faculty of Science offer a range of career development, leadership opportunities and mentoring opportunities.  We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

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

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.

To express your interest in these opportunities, please submit your resume with cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria (listed in the position description) via the Apply Now button below. Please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs


Professor Andrew Mackintosh, School of Earth, Atmosphere & Environment, [email protected], +61 3 9902 9095

Position Description

Download FileLecturer - Level B

Download FileSenior Lecturer - Level C

Closing Date

Sunday 19 September 2021, 11:55pm AEST

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