Lecturer/Senior Lecturer – Physics of Imaging

Job Number: 649366

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $107,311 – $127,432 pa Level B / $131,453 – $151,574 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas – and the people who discover them

At Monash, work feels different. There’s a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone’s contributions, lived experience and expertise. That’s why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities. 

Learn more about Monash.

The School of Physics and Astronomy (SPA) is a School located within the Faculty of Science. The School is committed to teaching and research of the highest quality in astronomy, astrophysics, experimental physics, and theoretical physics. It has major research activities under the themes of Quantum Light, Information, Matter and Electronics, the Physics of Imaging, Particle Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics and Physics Education Research. The School has a significant ongoing commitment to the development and delivery of innovative, active learning across the undergraduate curriculum.

The school is strongly committed to improving the diversity of our staff and students, and promoting a culture of equality, fairness, respect and openness. For more information, please visit www.monash.edu/science/schools/physics.

The Opportunity

The School of Physics and Astronomy is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the broad area of the physics of imaging (theoretical and/or experimental) to advance and complement its current strengths in this area and further develop its internationally recognised teaching and research program.

The School has vibrant programmes of research in imaging and diffraction physics using electrons, light, x-rays and sound with applications across optical physics, condensed matter physics, materials science, medical imaging and astronomy. These research programmes are supported and complemented by a suite of Monash University “Research Technology Platforms” with world-class enabling research capabilities in electron microscopy, optical imaging, medical imaging and high-performance computing infrastructure, as well as the adjacent national facilities, in the Australian Synchrotron and Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication (MCN), all within walking distance of the School. 

About You

To be successful in the role, you will have the capacity to develop and lead a creative, high quality research program, to be an effective and innovative teacher, and to contribute positively to the scholarly activities of the School, Faculty and broader University community. 

Monash Benefits

We offer you an engaging and dynamic role, as part of a highly-motivated and professional team. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a significant strategic investment in the field of the physics of imaging at Monash University. You will enjoy a creative and collaborative research environment, complemented more broadly by an enabling suite of instrumentation and expertise across the university. We will offer you many benefits, including a competitive salary (including 17% superannuation), travel and relocation support, and opportunities for training and development.

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 encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities and age groups to join us as part of our dynamic learning programs and high-quality research environment.

Monash University strongly advocates diversity, equality, fairness and openness. We fully support the gender equity principles of the Athena SWAN Charter and invite you to join us in celebrating women in STEMM

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Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

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.

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


Professor Stefan Maier, Head of School – Physics and Astronomy, [email protected] 

Professor Joanne Etheridge, Head of Group – Physics of Imaging, [email protected]

For further information, Position Description and to apply, please visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/513/cw/en/job/649366/lecturersenior-lecturer-physics-of-imaging

Closing Date

Wednesday 10 May 2023, 11:55pm AEST

Apply Here: https://spiecareercenter.org/jobs/5378583