Chair in Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Relations/Professor

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 Apr 2023

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $203,891 pa Level E (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

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The Opportunity

Reporting to the Head of School the appointee will act as a key bridge builder between researchers, civil society organisations and policy makers, both nationally and internationally. As the incoming UNESCO Chair in Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Relations, you will have a distinguished research record, an international reputation, and demonstrated expertise in any disciplinary area pertaining to intercultural and inter-religious exchange and social inclusion.

The work of the Chair and their team will support a proactive research program that aligns with UNESCO’s aims of promoting the values of tolerance and understanding through dialogue, in the pursuit of peace and human development. Recognition of diversity and social justice constitute the foundation upon which such goals are conceptualised, pursued and achieved.

As the successful candidate you will be responsible for actively engaging in a specialist research area in line with the Faculty’s research strategy. Fostering research excellence through securing competitive research grants and other external research funding opportunities. Providing strong and committed leadership in teaching, curriculum development and research mentoring and maintain and broaden collaborative partnerships with external agencies and communities, including other UNESCO Chairs, both nationally and internationally making a significant contribution to the profession and to the discipline.

The appointee will have a doctoral qualification or equivalent accreditation and standing and recognised as a leading authority in the relevant discipline.

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 more easily .

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Corrie McKee, Executive Assistant to the Dean of Arts,  

Position Description

Chair in Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Relations Professor

Closing Date

Tuesday 25 April 2023, 11:55pm AEST

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