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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Astrophysics)

Job No.


Faculty / Portfolio:

Faculty of Science
School of Mathematical Sciences


Clayton campus

Employment Type:



Five year fixed-term appointment


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

  • Supportive teaching and research environment
  • Career development opportunities
  • Innovative and creative environment

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

The School of Mathematical Sciences is seeking a suitably qualified and enthusiastic Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Astrophysics to join a highly motivated team within the Monash Centre of Astrophysics (MoCA) at Clayton campus.

You will make contributions to the astrophysics and mathematics teaching effort of the University and carry out activities to develop and maintain scholarly research and/or professional activities relevant to the Monash Centre for Astrophysics as well as the School of Mathematical Sciences.

The appointment will be made in the area of astrophysics with priority given to applicants with expertise in stellar physics, including nucleosynthesis, numerical stellar hydrodynamics, or chemical evolution. You will have a PhD or equivalent, an outstanding research record and proven teaching ability.

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


Professor Kate Smith-Miles, Head of School, +61 3 9905 3170

Professor John Lattanzio, Director of MoCA, +61 3 9905 4428

Please note that the University will be closed from Monday 24 December 2012 to Wednesday 2 January 2013.

Position Description

Download File PD - Lecturer (Astrophysics), Level B

Download File PD - Senior Lecturer (Astrophysics), Level C

Closing Date

Friday 15 March 2013, 11:55pm Aus. Eastern Daylight Time

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