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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – Plant Science

Monash University

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

Monash University seeks talented staff irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, disability or cultural background. As an exemplar employer of choice, we champion staff diversity and foster inclusive workplace culture. Our participation in the Athena SWAN Charter underpins our commitment to advancing gender equality goals. We proudly profile women in STEMM and continue to grow our STEMM Women Academic Network.

The Opportunity

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 and are seeking a passionate educator to join the school in the role of a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.

In this role, you will make significant contributions to the teaching effort of the department, with your work involved around the study of plants at the level of the individual plant. You will have the ability to address grand challenges of our age, including plant responses to climate change and improving food quality and security to support thriving communities.

To be successful in this role, you must have a doctoral qualification in plant sciences or a relevant related area, or a doctoral level qualification with demonstrable skills in the area of plant sciences, with the knowledge and skills to deliver high-quality research outputs and the ability to supervisor graduate and post-graduate research students.

If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application!

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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.

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

In line with principles of Equal Opportunity and our commitment to gender equity, inclusion and diversity, Monash University utilises ‘relative to opportunity’ principles in assessing career achievements. To support a fair and equitable selection process, job applicants are invited to state relevant personal and/or professional circumstances in their statement addressing key selection criteria. This can include periods of leave or part-time work, primary caregiving responsibilities, varied workload allocation or a range of Covid-19 related disruptions.

Job No.: 621776

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $101,130 – $120,093 pa Level B / $123,882 – $142,845 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions


Professor Craig White, Head of School, School of Biological Sciences, +61 3 9905 5650

Position Description

Download File Lecturer – Level B

Download File Senior Lecturer – Level C

Closing Date

Monday 18 October 2021, 11:55pm AEDT

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