Professor of Science Education - Faculty of Education

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 11 Mar 2024

Professor of Science Education - Faculty of Education

Job No.: 652098

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $212,047 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Join the Faculty of Education - ranked number 1 in Australia and 14th globally
  • Amplify your impact at a global top 50 University - in one of the world's most liveable city
  • 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 make tangible contributions because our purpose is clear; to deliver positive economic, social and environmental impact in resolving the global challenges of our age.

At the core of achieving this purpose is the diversity of our staff. We welcome and value everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. When you come to work, you can be yourself, be a change-maker and develop your career in exciting ways. This is 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 . 

Monash University, a founding member of Australia's Group of Eight, is proud to be ranked within the top 50 Universities globally. But we, the Faculty of Education , uphold an enviable reputation in our own right, ranked as number 1 in Australia and 14th globally.

We pride ourselves on our international reputation for excellence in research and teaching. Through this work we aim to improve the quality of education in Australia and around the world. We are passionate about equipping the next generation of educators, counsellors, educational psychologists and researchers with the skills and knowledge to flourish and make a real difference. Operating across two campuses, we offer a diverse range of disciplines that relates to our research strengths and society’s needs. 

The Opportunity

The School of Curriculum, Teaching and Inclusive Education enables some of the brightest minds in research and practice to address the big issues in teaching and learning, and foster our next generation of teachers to be adaptable and creative thinkers, capable of changing the world one classroom at a time.

As the Professor of Science Education, you will lead our internationally recognised Faculty Science Education Research Group through providing leadership in the development of innovative research and teaching programs and contributing to the Faculty’s long-standing reputation as a leading centre of science education and research. 

To learn more about the Faculty of Education, view further information or enquire about these opportunities and others, and/or apply, 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.

Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities – #ChangeIt with us.

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 '.

Enquiries and How to Apply

For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Diana Kovalova, Research Analyst at Odgers Berndtson, [email protected] or +61 2 8905 3735. To submit your application, please click on the link here . 

Position Description

 Professor of Science Education - Faculty of Education

Closing Date

Monday 11 March 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

Supporting a diverse workforce



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