Senior Lecturer in Education-Focused

Monash University



The Opportunity

The School of Physics and Astronomy at Monash University invites applications for the position of Senior Lecturer (Education-Focused).

Candidates will be expected to have an outstanding record of teaching and scholarship/research and be capable of providing leadership in innovative pedagogy. Applicants with a background in any area of physics or astronomy/astrophysics are encouraged to apply. We are interested in creative educators, who are able to make an impact in our physics/astrophysics teaching programs. To be considered you will have a PhD in physics or astronomy/astrophysics, demonstrable ability to perform independent scholarship/research, and a strong commitment to innovative teaching and learning – particularly related to active learning.

The School of Physics and Astronomy is a research leader with a strong international reputation in observational astronomy & astrophysics, experimental physics, theoretical and computational physics. Monash University is a leading Australian research university that ranks in the top-100 globally. Monash University is located in Melbourne, which is a major cosmopolitan centre and has been ranked among the world’s most liveable cities.

Monash University recognises the need to be diverse, inclusive, and excellent. The School of Physics and Astronomy seeks to increase the diversity of the School, particularly the number of academic staff members from diverse genders, in order to add distinct viewpoints and broader experiences to research and teaching, and to inspire the next generation of students and staff. Therefore the School strongly encourages applications from suitably qualified candidates of all genders.

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.   

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to the position description and “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


Professor Michael Morgan, Head of School, School of Physics and Astronomy,

Position Description

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