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Data Science Stream

Monash University is seeking exceptional academics to join the Faculty of IT in the area of Data Science.

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!
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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.

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.

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.

Align yourself with the strongest group of data scientists of any research institution in the Asia-Pacific region.

Benefit from the breadth and depth of expertise across the broad range of areas covered by the Faculty of IT.

Work at Monash University, ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world, with and excellent international reputation.

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.

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
What's required

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!

Further information

Dr Sue Bedingfield
P: +61 3 9905 5807
E: Sue.Bedingfield@monash.edu

Professor Chris Messom
P: +61 3 9903 1445
E: Christopher.Messom@monash.edu

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.
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