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Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Physical Geography

Monash University, School of Earth, Atmosphere & Environment
Clayton campus
$136,711 - $157,637 pa Level C / $164,615 - $181,348 pa Level D (plus 17% employer superannuation)
Closing date
Oct 12, 2023

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Atmospheric Sciences, Biogeosciences, Cryosphere Sciences, Global Environmental Change
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Job No.: 655781

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $136,711 - $157,637 pa Level C / $164,615 - $181,348 pa Level D (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 value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That’s 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

The School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment is seeking a highly motivated Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer to develop excellence in research and teaching in the broad subject area of Physical Geography. The School is a globally leading centre of research and education in Earth and Environmental Sciences and is educating the next generation of scientists to find environmental solutions for our society and planet.

In this role, you will be expected to develop and lead a new research team in the School, bringing fresh perspectives and novel research directions. Our current strengths in Physical Geography are in Climate Impacts and Adaptation, Coastal Science, Cryospheric Sciences, Environmental Geochemistry, GIS and Remote Sensing, Earth and Planetary Surface Processes, Hydrogeology and Hydrology, and Soil Science. We seek a new colleague who can build on and leverage this expertise in any field of Physical Geography and the broader earth and environmental sciences. Expertise may include field studies, laboratory-based sciences, satellite or drone-based remote sensing, numerical modelling, and/or data science.

The successful candidate will actively engage in teaching into a diverse range of undergraduate courses in the School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment, the Masters of Environment and Sustainability, and/or the new Masters in Geographical Information Science and Technology. 

About You

The successful candidate will have a doctoral qualification in Physical Geography or a relevant Earth Science discipline. You will have the capacity to develop and lead a creative, high quality research program, to be an effective and innovative teacher, and to contribute positively to the scholarly activities of the School, Faculty and broader University community. 

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.

Our collaborative and supportive environment will offer you many benefits including a competitive salary (including 17% Superannuation), possible visa, travel and relocation support for international or interstate candidates, and opportunities for training and development. This challenging role will deliver great rewards to the right applicant.

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'.


Professor Andrew Mackintosh, Head of School - School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment,

Position Description

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Closing Date

Thursday 12 October 2023, 11:55pm AEDT


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