Lecturer in Archaeology and Ancient History

Melbourne, Australia
24 May 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $95,297 - $113,166 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions
  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative community

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. And that’s because you’re not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You’re making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you’ll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

The Opportunity

The Centre for Ancient Cultures within the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies at Monash University seeks to fill a continuing position to commence in January 2019. We are looking for a colleague who has experience in the archaeology and history of the greater Mediterranean region, with a focus on Egypt, and who is enthusiastic about joining a team of scholars dedicated to inter-disciplinary and interregional research. 

The appointee will contribute to teaching in the undergraduate and honours programmes in Archaeology and Ancient History at the Centre for Ancient Cultures at Monash and will undertake research supervision of graduate students. They should have experience teaching Egyptian archaeology and history from the predynastic to Ptolemaic periods and be prepared to collaborate through research and team-teaching as well as to support the centre's engagement and public activities. The successful candidate must have demonstrated leadership experience in archaeological research and should be actively involved in a field project in the wider Mediterranean, preferably with potential student participation in the project. The appointee will have a proven capability to make a significant contribution to research in Mediterranean archaeology, with an established record of high-quality publications. They will play a key role in expanding the Centre for Ancient Culture’s strengths in interregional studies of Egypt and its relationship to the broader Mediterranean.

If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

This role is a full-time position. This position requires the successful candidate to obtain a valid Working with Children Check.

For further information on this role and details on how to apply, please click the following link:



Dr. Hilary Gopnik, Director, The Centre for Ancient Cultures, hilary.gopnik@monash.edu

Closing Date

Thursday 21 June 2018, 11:55 pm AEST