Senior Lecturer

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 5 Oct 2023 ; 5 Oct 2023

Senior Lecturer

Job No.: 655965

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $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

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 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is ranked one in Australia and 48th in the world. The Department received the highest rating of 5/5 (equal 1st in Australia) indicating “well above world class” research in chemical engineering in the recent Excellence in Research Australia assessment, and the Faculty of Engineering as a whole received a 5/5 rating.

The Department is very active in both education and research and has an international reputation for its quality research programs and postgraduate training. The Department has 26 academic staff, and over 150 postgraduate students. The Department prides itself on fundamental and industry-focused research.

The Department has internationally recognised research strengths in bioprocessing and biomaterials, particle technology, process design and optimisation, food engineering, rheology, energy transformation and sustainable processing, nanomaterials and particle technology, and waste processing.

As the successful candidate you will be required to develop and teach course material in both biochemical and chemical engineering units, ensuring the highest standards of scholarship and teaching; attract national competitive research grants; and run an active, world class research program in one or more of the areas of:

  • Bioreactor technology design
  • Development and modeling
  • Biomolecule synthesis and bio-molecular modeling
  • Biochemistry, enzymes and fermentation
  • Protein and gene engineering

The successful candidate will have a recognised university PhD degree in chemical or biochemical engineering coupled with relevant tertiary education teaching and/or industrial experience.

In addition, the successful candidate will have a strong personal record of research (demonstrated through high-level publications in the fields of biochemical and chemical engineering). Relevant industry experience and relevant postdoctoral experience in reputable institutions will be highly valued. 

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.

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.

To Apply

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs ".


Professor Sankar Bhattacharya, HOD - Chemical and Biological Engineering, [email protected]

Position Description

 Senior Lecturer

Closing Date

Thursday 5 October 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

Supporting a diverse workforce

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