Academic Director/Associate Professor, Monash Intercultural Lab

Melbourne, Australia
28 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
26 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time appointment

Duration: Five-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $140,565 - $154,853 pa Level D (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 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.

The Opportunity

Monash Arts is one of the largest, most diverse and dynamic arts faculties in Australia, with particular strengths in humanities, performing arts, languages and social sciences.

The Monash Intercultural Lab is responsible for the implementation of the University’s Intercultural Competence Strategy. The aim of the Intercultural Competence Strategy is to ensure that Monash students have the intercultural skills to thrive in globalised workplaces and communities.

We are seeking an Academic Director who is able to provide innovative and scholarly leadership in the field of intercultural communication, cultural literacy (applied and transdisciplinary) and intercultural mediation. He or she will provide strategic leadership in the development, assessment and enhancement of intercultural communication and cultural literacy programs to be delivered to students, staff and external stakeholders.

The successful applicant will have a doctoral qualification in intercultural communication, cultural literacy (applied and transdisciplinary) and intercultural mediation or a closely-related discipline. He or she will be able to demonstrate an ability to build and sustain a wide range of networks with a broad range of individuals and institutions, both internal and external to the University. A broad understanding of intercultural competence including its component skills and significance in a higher education context is also essential.

This role is a full-time position for a fixed term of 5 years. Flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

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


Dr Cecilia Hewlett, Associate Dean International, Faculty of Arts, +61 3 9905 8647

Position Description

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Closing Date

Friday 25 May 2018, 11:55 pm AEST