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Lecturers in High Temperature and Low Temperature Synchrotron Geosciences

Applications are invited for two continuing academic teaching and research positions at Monash University in the application of synchrotron methods to geoscience research.

Job No. 515877
Faculty / Portfolio: Faculty of Science, School of Geosciences
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration:
$96,184 - $114,221 pa Level B /
$117,825 - $135,862 pa Level C
(includes 17% employer superannuation)

  • Contribute to establishing a world-class synchrotron geosciences research group
  • Excellent benefits
  • Fairness and flexibility

At Monash, we want our research to change things for the better, our teaching to set us apart and our social justice agenda to make a global difference. To continue achieving these objectives, we need people who have the same ambitions.

To attract excellent people we know we need to offer excellent benefits and conditions. That's why when you join Monash, you'll join a workplace where fairness and flexibility are standards, not afterthoughts. We offer a variety of professional development opportunities, support for research, generous maternity/parental leave and work arrangements that acknowledge one size doesn't fit all.

The Opportunity

Applications are invited for two continuing academic teaching and research positions at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (B/C) Levels as part of a strategic initiative in the Faculty of Science to strengthen its profile in the application of synchrotron methods to geoscience research.

The successful candidates will carry out collaborative research within the School of Geosciences and at the Australian Synchrotron Facility (which is located adjacent to the Monash University Clayton campus). The appointees will contribute to establishing a world-class synchrotron geosciences research group and help to meet the demands created by dynamic and expanding undergraduate and postgraduate student enrolments.

Candidates will be chosen by their ability to carry out transformative research in their field and will have a proven record of success in competitive research grant funding, peer-reviewed publication, and teaching and mentoring, relative to experience. The appointees will also be required to teach at the undergraduate level and to supervise student research at the Honours and postgraduate levels. Applications are sought from candidates with appropriate expertise in two broadly defined fields:

High Temperature Geological Processes

Continuing academic position at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level (Level B/C) in high temperature geological processes with significant experience in using synchrotron techniques in their research. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in geochemistry, igneous and metamorphic petrology, volcanology, rock physics, planetary science, economic geology, geometallurgy or mineralogy.

Low Temperature Geological Processes

Continuing academic position at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level (Level B/C) in low temperature geological processes with significant experience in using synchrotron techniques in their research. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in environmental geoscience, low-temperature geochemistry, geobiology, biogeochemistry, or geomicrobiology. Lecturer (Level B) roughly equates to Assistant Professor and Senior Lecturer (level C) to Associate Professor in the North American system.

Appointment will be made at a level appropriate to the successful applicant's qualifications, experience and in accordance with classification standards for each level.

Monash offers a range of professional development programs, support for research, study and overseas work, generous maternity leave, and flexible work arrangements.

Further information about the School of Geosciences is available from the school's website: http://www.geosci.monash.edu.au.

Enquiries

Professor Sandy Cruden, Head of School, sandy.cruden@monash.edu or +61 3 9905 6246

Applications

To view a detailed Position Description and to submit an application, please visit:
http://www.monash.edu.au/jobs/

Enter ‘515877’ in the search field and click Go.

Closing Date

Friday 25 October 2013, 11:55pm Aus. Eastern Standard Time