Professor/Associate Professor and Group Lead in Data Science

Melbourne, Australia
26 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Clayton and Caulfield campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $140,565 - $154,853 pa Level D / $181,066 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation) 

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

The University

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

The Faculty of Information Technology is seeking a Group Lead to provide strategic leadership of the Data Science Group, manage and develop academic staff within the Group, support the Group’s academic staff to achieve their full potential in terms of research and teaching and identify training and development needs and opportunities.

Looking to appoint either at a Professor or Associate Professor level, the Faculty of Information Technology is seeking a true academic leader. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a strong track record of research and teaching in Data Science, as well as proven experience providing strategic and day to day leadership of fellow academics.

As the successful candidate you will be able to clearly articulate your research passion as well as your vision for the future for the Data Science Group at Monash. Your experience mentoring academics will serve you well in this leadership focused role.


The Data Science Group Lead role will run for 3 years, supported by a continuing appointment as either a Professor or Associate Professor depending on experience and capability

The Benefits

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

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


John Grundy, Senior Deputy Dean, telephone +61 3 9905 8854.

Closing Date

Tuesday 7 August 2018, 11:55 pm AEST

The University reserves the right to appoint by invitation.