[Iag-list] Discipline Leader in Human Geography Monash University

Ruth Lane ruth.lane at monash.edu
Wed Jun 17 08:08:49 AEST 2015

*Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor - Centre for Geography and
Environmental Science*
(closing 12 July, 2015)
The Opportunity

The School of Social Sciences is seeking to appoint a dynamic Senior
Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor to lead the human geography teaching
and research program.

You will have an established reputation for research excellence in
geography, a proven track record of external funding and significant
knowledge of, and/or willingness to develop networks in, the Asia Pacific.
You will be an excellent and inspiring teacher and will contribute to the
ongoing development and delivery of a rapidly growing undergraduate
geography major and masters programs.

Monash has an established reputation in geography and human geography is
positioned within the School of Social Sciences with strong links with
physical geographers in the School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment.
The position will complement existing research strengths focused around
themes of environmental governance and sustainability in the areas of urban
water, waste and recycling, corporate environmental and sustainability
management, and regional dimensions of the transition to a low carbon

Applications are invited from candidates with expertise in geographies of
environment and development, whose research interests include social,
environmental and economic aspects of urbanisation, and who engage with
contemporary debates in human geography.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in human geography or a related
field and a background in geographies of development and
socio-environmental change. S/he will have a track record of, or potential
for, excellence in publication and research funding, and show a
demonstrated commitment to teaching and higher degree by research
(HDR) supervision excellence.

You will lead and promote the discipline of human geography within the Arts
Faculty and contribute to the wider geography teaching program, which
includes an undergraduate major and a large and growing Master of
Environmental Management and Sustainability (MEMS). You will have an
ability both to lead and actively teach into the International Development
and Environmental Management stream of the MEMS, with a focus on innovative
curriculum development involving internships and industry engagement in
Australia and abroad. Supervision of postgraduate research in this program,
as well as in HDR, will also be expected.

Appointment will be made at a level appropriate to the successful
applicant's qualifications and experience and in accordance with
classification standards for each level. Please be sure to indicate which
position you are applying for (Professor, Associate Professor or Senior

Applications must address the selection criteria. Please refer to[image:
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Professor Sharon Pickering, Head, School of Social Sciences, telephone +61
3 9905 8655
Position Description

[image: Download File] PD - Professor - Centre for GES

[image: Download File] PD - Associate Professor - Centre for GES
[image: Download File] PD - Senior Lecturer - GES
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