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Lecturer - Centre for Medicine Use and Safety

Melbourne, Australia
$111,603 - $132,529 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)
Closing date
20 May 2024

Job Details

Job No.: 664385

Location: Parkville campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $111,603 - $132,529 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them

At Monash, work feels different. There’s a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That’s why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities. 

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The Opportunity

For the second year running, Monash University has been ranked number two in the world for Pharmacy and Pharmacology in the 2024 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject!

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is currently recruiting for a Lecturer to join the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety (CMUS).

The position is in alignment with the Centres critical emphasis on working with national and international partners on one of the Australian Government’s National Health Priority Areas, being Quality Use of Medicine and Medicine Safety. The position will involve producing meaningful and impactful research, and developing and delivering innovative and high quality education.

In this role, you will contribute to education programs in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, and you will develop an independent research program within CMUS. CMUS has research strengths in pharmacoepidemiology, health economics, aged care and deprescribing, health services research and pharmacometrics.

As the Lecturer, you will supervise and mentor PhD, honours and postgraduate students, as well as contribute to leadership within the discipline. Your ability to maintain up-to-date knowledge of the current research trends and outcomes that make significant contributions to the advancement of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences by developing sustainable links with other academics, will ensure your success in this role.

The successful candidate will hold a doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline, or an equivalent accreditation or standing.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities – #ChangeIt with us.

Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents

Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre-employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

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


Professor Simon Bell, Director, +61 3 9903 9533

Position Description

Download File Lecturer - Centre for Medicines Use and Safety

Closing Date

Monday 20 May 2024, 11:55pm AEST


Change has been the driving force of Monash University’s growth and success for more than 60 years as we have strived to make a positive difference in the world, and it’s the foundation of our future as we redefine what it means to be a university.

Our Impact 2030 strategic plan charts the path for how we will actively contribute to addressing three key global challenges of the age – climate change, geopolitical security and thriving communities – through excellent research and education for the benefit of national and global communities.

We transform students into global citizens by providing an excellent and contemporary learning experience across our four Australian campuses, and our campuses in Malaysia and Indonesia. We have a major presence in India and China, and a significant centre and research foundation in Italy, and offer rich educational experiences including the Global Immersion Guarantee, which enable graduates to stand out in the employment market.

We harness the research and expertise of our global network of talent and campuses to produce tangible, real-world solutions and applications at the Monash Technology Precinct, where our ethos of change catalyses collaboration between researchers, infrastructure and industry, and drives innovation through commercial opportunities that deliver positive impact to human lives.

In our short history, we have skyrocketed through global university rankings and established ourselves consistently among the world's best tertiary institutions. We rank in the world’s top-50 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2024, QS Sustainability Rankings 2024, Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2023 and US News and World Report (USNWR) Best Global Universities Rankings 2022-23.

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