Professor of Journalism

Caulfield East, Glen Eira, Australia
27 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The University                                     

Monash University seeks to improve the human condition by advancing knowledge and fostering creativity. It does so through research and education and a commitment to social justice, human rights and a sustainable environment.

The Opportunity                                              

The School of Media, Film and Journalism (MFJ) is seeking to appoint a Professor of Journalism. The school has more than 3,000 students taking courses in Communication and Media Studies, Film and Screen StudiesJournalism and the Academic and Professional Writing units. The school has a vibrant community of doctoral students and features the Monash Media Lab, which has a full suite of news studios and digital media production spaces, and puts MFJ at the forefront of teaching about the impact of the digital revolution. The School of MFJ attracts outstanding staff and students because it combines contemporary media practices with the world-class research environment of a prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) university.

To be successful in this role you will lead by example and inspire and enable a culture of high achievement and collaboration. You will foster excellence in research, teaching and professional activity. The ideal candidate will be able to recognise opportunities in new avenues of media and journalism and therefore provide a contemporary platform for students and staff within the school. You will have experience in supporting and mentoring staff to enable them to fulfil their research potential and establishing a collaborative and successful approach for achieving grants and publications.

If you are highly motivated and would enjoy being part of a supportive team of academic and professional staff, apply now.


The appointment will be on a continuing basis.

The Benefits

A competitive remuneration package will be negotiable for an outstanding candidate. Relocation travel, removal allowance and salary packaging are available.

Monash offers a range of professional development programs, support for research, study and overseas work, generous parental leave and flexible work arrangements.

Enquiries only to

Confidential enquiries regarding the position may be made to Associate Professor Philip Chubb, Head of Journalism, School of Media Film and Journalism, Monash University, +61 3 9903 2708


Applications close 11 November 2016

The University reserves the right to appoint by invitation.