Monash University

Monash University

Multiple positions as Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences


Closing in 19 days

Multiple positions as Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Biological


Job No.: 664762

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

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

$136,711 - $157,637 pa Level C (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
  • Be part of our story. Work with us to#ChangeIt.
  • The Opportunity

    The School of Biological Sciences at Monash University is seeking talented individuals to join our dynamic team. Committed to excellence in research, teaching, and community engagement, we offer unparalleled opportunities for growth and impact.

    The School of Biological Sciences has research strengths in three broad discipline areas:

  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Evolution in a Changing World
  • Genetics, Genomics, and Health
  • The School has a global network of collaborators that includes the university sector, not-for-profit organisations, industry and government agencies. The Members of the School contribute to the work of several international conventions and agreements, and play leading roles in professional societies spanning evolution, ecology, developmental biology, the environment, and human health.

    The School of Biological Sciences is hiring three (3) positions across:

  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Global Change Biology
  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Plant Community Ecology
  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Botany or Phycology
  • Why Choose Monash University's School of Biological Sciences?

  • Access cutting-edge research facilities and resources to drive groundbreaking discoveries
  • Collaborate with renowned scholars across disciplines, fostering innovation and impactful research outcomes
  • Benefit from a nurturing and inclusive work environment that prioritizes professional growth and development
  • Located in Melbourne, Australia, enjoy a vibrant and culturally diverse city renowned for its high quality of life and abundant opportunities for recreation and leisure
  • Requirements:

  • A PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant field
  • Demonstrated research expertise in the respective area of specialisation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse academic community
  • Ability to contribute to teaching and supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • About Monash

    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 School of Biological Sciences has an international reputation for the highest quality research and education programs. We aim to be a global leader in the life sciences. Areas of particular strength include evolutionary biology, conservation biology and ecology, and genetics and genomics. To help us achieve our aims, we have a vibrant and inclusive community of academic, research and professional staff and a large and high achieving student population. So that we can continue to build a diverse faculty we strongly encourage applicants who identify as Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, including academics who have experienced career disruption. We have a number of support processes to aid the transition to Australian research and education sectors. For more information about the School of Biological Sciences, please visit our website.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

    Be part of our story. Work with us to#ChangeIt.

    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.

    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'


    Professor Craig White, Head of School, [email protected]

    Position Description

  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Global Change Biology

  • Lecturer in Global Change Biology - Level B - To apply, please click here.
  • Senior Lecturer in Global Change Biology - Level C - To apply, please click here.
  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Plant Community Ecology

  • Lecturer in Plant Community Ecology - Level B - To apply, please click here.

  • Senior Lecturer in Plant Community Ecology - Level C - To apply, please click here.
  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Botany or Phycology

  • Lecturer in Botany or Phycology - Level B - To apply, please click here.

  • Senior Lecturer in Botany or Phycology - Level C - To apply, please click here.
  • Closing Date

    Thursday 20 June 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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    Multiple positions as Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences


    Monash University




    May 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 20, 2024

    Job type



    Biology,Social Science

    About the employer

    Monash University 

    Monash University Is the largest university in Australia, ranked in the world's top 100 and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight.  We're named after Sir John Monash, and fuelled by his desire for our students to leave here with a greater sense of purpose, and the skills and confidence to create positive change. 

    In under 60 years, we've grown from a single campus into an education and research powerhouse with a presence on four continents, committed to the challenges of the age.

    Our work is making an impact all over the world, from bringing clean water to villages in Africa to creating new life-saving medicines.

    An international experience

    With four Australian campuses, one in Malaysia and over 100 international partners, we're making a difference on a global scale.  You'll have access to more research collaborations, more global partnerships, and a greater choice of overseas opportunities.  

    All Monash courses have an international focus, whether you take subjects on global issues, participate in study abroad programs, or learn alongside students from diverse cultures.  Monash prepares you for the global workforce - you can start your degree in Australia, and continue your studies in Italy, Malaysia, India, China, or any of our 100 partner institutions worldwide.

    A recognised world leader in research

    We're active in over 150 fields of research across our 10 faculties, in areas as diverse as additive manufacturing, drug development, domestic violence and sustainable design. Many ideas developed at Monash - such as a new Malaria vaccine and 3D-printed engines - have been commercialised and are making a difference to the world we live in.

    Partnerships in industry and government

    Home to various precincts of innovation, we foster collaboration across traditional and unexpected disciplines.  We build teams and form links, we bring together diverse minds - researchers, companies, businesses and technology - creating knowledge hubs of the future.

    Plenty of options

    Our large range of courses allows you to match your studies with your ambitions.  Monash University offers one of the largest range of degrees in Australia, including over 140 innovative double degree options, bachelor, master and PhD degrees.


    We believe everyone should have the opportunity to make their mark on the world, which is why we offer over 200 different types of scholarships  for new and current students. They take care of everything from course fees to travel and accommodation. Our scholarships aren’t just reserved for those with the best academic track record – we provide support for disadvantaged students as well.

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