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Professor (Criminology)

Job No.: 609683

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $188,381 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Lead significant research projects
  • Work with brilliant people every day
  • Take your career in an exciting, rewarding direction

There is a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It is the feeling that you are a part of something special. Something significant. So if you are looking for the next chapter in your career, it is here. You will be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

Visit our 'why work at Monash' website page to find out further benefits Monash University offers 

The Opportunity

Criminology at Monash is internationally renowned for its global focus on crimes that cause widespread, measurable harm and the prevention of these harms. Monash criminologists examine crime and crime control in a time of massive social change and global mobility. We have a strong research culture, led by a dynamic group of researchers. Monash Criminology is distinct in Australia for its consistent success in attracting national and international competitive funding for major research. We are research leaders in global fields of inquiry including migration and border regulation, the exclusion and exploitation of vulnerable populations, domestic and family violence, policing and imprisonment. Monash criminologists are nationally and internationally recognised for their research in cyber-crime, technologically mediated harms and crime prevention.

Monash Criminology consistently delivers excellence in teaching and supervision. We teach over 3000 undergraduates every year in units that are closely aligned with our research strengths, and we supervise over 25 post graduate students. In 2019, we launched our Bachelor of Criminology Degree, a cutting edge program aimed at equipping students with the professional skills, specialist knowledge and key capabilities relevant to careers in a wide range of Criminology related fields. In 2021, we will launch our criminology specialisation in the Masters of Public Policy degree. Working in partnership with the University of Oxford along with other international scholars, the Masters of Public Policy degree will engage with industry partners and build practical knowledge and skills for criminal justice policy making and management.

Monash Criminology has an exciting opportunity for a Professor to join our high-performing team. This will be a key leadership role in the Faculty’s research income and industry agenda ensuring the continual growth and diversification of its research income streams. As Professor of Criminology, you will play a key part in shaping the future of Monash Criminology, providing strong and effective leadership for the expansion of the Faculty’s research strategy and HDR program. This will be evident through your ability to provide innovative and effective leadership for the expansion of the Faculty’s HDR program by attracting high quality HDR students.

About YOU!

To be considered for this role, you will have demonstrated experience in establishing a strong collegial program of research capable of attracting substantial external funding and grant allocation bodies. An international leader in the discipline of criminology or public policy with a reputation of being an expert in the field (published in top tier journals) and delivering research excellence through procuring competitive research grants.

With a flexible attitude and the ability to adapt to any circumstance, you will be able to consult and liaise confidently with senior-level stakeholders. You will have demonstrable experience liaising with government bodies both national and international, ensuring compliance with numerous frameworks and policies. As a strong inclusive leader, you will strive towards excellence at all times and continue to maintain our positive culture and morale. With your natural desire to challenge the status quo, you will be passionate and have high levels of innovation to drive change and process improvement.

The Benefits

We offer you an engaging and dynamic role that includes many opportunities to network with highly motivated colleagues around the globe, as part of a committed and professional team. Our collaborative and supportive environment will offer you many benefits, including a competitive salary and opportunities for training and development. This challenging role will deliver great rewards to the right applicant.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills and successes of our staff. We invite you to apply to join us as part of our dynamic learning programs and high quality research environment.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria and we encourage you to keep your application concise. Please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

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

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that respects and embraces differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

Position Description

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Associate Professor Dharma Arunachalam, Head of School, +61 3 9905 2357

Closing Date

Wednesday 30 September 2020, 11:55pm AEST

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