Academic Staff in Data Science Stream

Clayton, Australia
29 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Multiple Sessional Positions Available - Data Science Stream

Bring your passion and big ideas and come join our world-class team to deliver high-quality teaching, tutorial and lab support to help shape the future of Data Science!

Monash has unsurpassed breadth and depth of expertise across the broad range of areas of information technology that underpin the fast-developing field of Data Science.

Harvard Business Review recently deemed Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century. Our degrees provide unparalleled pathways into careers in this exciting and lucrative profession.

We work with industry, government and community partners to develop effective data-driven solutions with impact and research expertise. Areas of research expertise includes: data governance, data management and data archiving, data analytics and visualisation in the digital humanities, community, cultural heritage and not-for-profit sectors.

The Opportunities

The Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University wishes to appoint a variety of exceptional part-time sessional academic staff to support and deliver multiple tutorials and lab sessions across day and evening class offerings, as well as full time fixed-term level B Lecturers to engage in teaching and research, conduct tutorials, support laboratory sessions and more in the exciting area of Data Science.

Please see the link below for further information on the individual Data Science units:


We are seeking people who have:

  • Experience with or the capability of delivering the above Data Science units
  • PhD qualifications, or progress towards PhD qualifications, in a relevant field
  • Teaching and/or tutoring experience in a tertiary environment
  • A proven ability, commitment and passion for engaging in scholarly and research activities
  • An ability to stimulate, actively engage and educate a given audience
  • A vested interest and passion in contributing to the fast-moving field of Data Science

You will be required submit the following for your application to be considered:

  • Completed application form
  • CV
  • Covering letter
  • Academic Transcript
  • A current written reference

The Faculty of Information Technology  is in the top 100 in the world for computer science (QS global rankings). We have over 130 academics working in the areas of data science, cybersecurity, creative technologies and human-computer interaction, and organisational and social informatics. Being part of Monash University and the prestigious Group of Eight and with rankings in the top 100 universities in the world, the faculty is currently experiencing unprecedented growth and, as such, there are substantial opportunities for the right candidates.  Join us today!


For further information or questions about these appointments, please contact either Dr Sue Bedingfield on 9905-5807 or Professor Chris Messom on 9903 1445.

The Faculty is strongly committed to improving the diversity of our staff and students, and promoting a culture of equity, fairness, respect and openness.

We fully support the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter. Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.