A Level D academic is expected to make a significant contribution to all activities of the organisational unit or interdisciplinary area and play a significant role within their profession or discipline.
The Associate Professor Global Studies will contribute to the interdisciplinary strengths of the School and its programmes, bringing specific subject knowledge and expertise to a wider intellectual and pedagogical engagement with global issues and scholarship today. The successful applicant will have an international approach to academic endeavour that will support cross-disciplinary developments across the School.
The appointment is especially important to us at this time, as Monash Malaysia embarks on its 2021-2023 enabling plan, central to which is a program of educational innovation. As Deputy Head (Education) the post-holder will advance the University’s Education Reform Agenda within the School and support the University to achieve its aspiration of education excellence and innovation in the ASEAN region. The post-holder will also be expected to liaise closely with the Vice-President (Education) at Monash University Malaysia and with Faculty of Arts Education Deputy Heads and the Associate Dean in Melbourne.
- Contribute to curriculum development, innovation, enhancement and quality assurance in the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum (see 7 below)
- Develop and deliver innovative and excellent teaching, learning and assessment experiences for undergraduate and postgraduate students
- Conduct world-class research, maintaining an active record of high-quality publication, grants, and PhD student supervision
- Contribute to the development and implementation of a research strategy for interdisciplinary Global Studies consistent with the research priorities of Monash University Malaysia and Monash University
- Contribute to the development of strong collaborations with other universities and with government, industry and/or civil society to drive research impact and educational excellence
- Contribute to the management of education, research and/or administration in the School, including coaching, mentorship, leadership and effective performance management
-The successful candidate is expected to take on the role of Deputy Head of School (Education) for at least the first three years of appointment, contributing strategic and operational input to the School’s responses to the Campus enabling plan, and thereby enhancing excellent teaching and learning capacity and flexibility across the School.
Skill & Experience
- A doctoral qualification (PhD) or equivalent qualification
- A strong record of successful and innovative curriculum development
- An outstanding record of teaching which demonstrates a commitment to educational innovation
- An excellent research record, demonstrated by world-class publications, grants and PhD supervision
- A strong record in research leadership including generating research income, leading major research projects and, where relevant, building research teams
- Ability to promote the discipline internally within the university as well as externally, both nationally and internationally
- Demonstrated skills and experience in collaboration and leadership in multi-disciplinary education and pedagogy
- Prior experience in Departmental, School, or Faculty level leadership roles, which indicates a hands-on understanding of education policy development and implementation within a modern university environment.