Professor of Practice and Education

Melbourne, Australia
$197,952 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)
29 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Parkville campus
Employment Type: Full-time 
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration: $197,952 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas – and the people who discover them
  • Take your research further with state-of-the-art infrastructure

Monash University is full of thinkers and doers who are looking for their next challenge. So, if you’ve forged a rewarding career so far, this role provides the perfect platform to join us. You’ll have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure and teaching spaces to do exciting work, along with opportunities to collaborate internationally. You’ll be part of a university that’s made up of inspirational, challenging thinkers and doers – and continue doing work that makes a lasting impact.

Monash University strongly advocates diversity, equality, fairness and openness. We fully support the gender equity principles of the Athena SWAN Charter and invite you to join us in celebrating women in STEMM.

The Opportunity

If you are interested in Teaching and Practice in a highly successful Faculty, based at our beautiful campus in Parkville across from Royal Park, and enjoying the benefits of working in a top 100 university, then we look forward to hearing from you!

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is looking for an experienced, motivated and driven candidate to join the Faculty in the role of Professor of Practice and Education, with a core focus on Pharmacy. By combining a deep knowledge of the pharmacy profession with cutting edge education models, you will have a major impact on students’ learning experience and the creation of tomorrow’s leading practitioners.

You will have the exciting opportunity to conduct original research, coordinate courses, consult with students, supervise PhD, honours and postgraduate students and develop course materials by joining the world’s #1 ranked Faculty in Pharmacy and Pharmacology (QS Rankings By Subject 2022). Successful applicants will take up a position within the Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Education (PPS-Ed)Theme. Staff within this Theme conduct ground-breaking research that underpins our educational approach and informs our cutting-edge innovations. Active learning, experiential learning during placements, interpersonal communication and critical thinking skills development, and individual student coaching are all evidence-based teaching approaches that have been studied and published within PPS- Ed.

The Faculty also houses the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS), which integrates research from five themes that span the gamut of the drug discovery pipeline to  identify, develop, optimise and deliver new drug treatments – ultimately translating basic research into clinical trials. MIPS is Australia's largest, most experienced and successful group of pharmaceutical scientists, with over 250 staff and 250 PhD students undertaking basic and translational drug discovery, drug delivery and drug development research in state-of-the-art laboratories on Monash's Parkville campus.

To be successful in this role, you must have a doctoral qualification and/or recognised significance in the relevant discipline, with emphasis on experience in the field of Medicine Use and Safety. 

The Benefits

We offer you an engaging and dynamic role that includes many opportunities to network with highly motivated colleagues around the globe, as part of a committed and professional team. Our collaborative and supportive environment will offer you many benefits, including a competitive salary (including 17% Superannuation), travel and relocation support, and opportunities for training and development. This challenging role will deliver great rewards to the right applicant.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills and successes of our staff. We invite you to apply to join us as part of our dynamic learning programs and high-quality research environment.

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


Your application must address the selection criteria and we encourage you to keep your application concise. Please refer to "How to apply for a senior academic position". 

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that respects and embraces differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

Enquiries Professor Paul White, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, +61 3 9903 9074

Position Description Professor of Practice and Education

Closing Date

Sunday 13 November 2022, 11:55 pm AEDT