FEATURED JOB: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Premodern Jewish Studies, Monash University

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Monash University, Faculty of Arts

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Premodern Jewish Studies


Job No.: 651502

Location: Caulfield campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $111,603 - $132,529 pa Level B / $136,711 - $157,637 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. 

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The Opportunity

We're hiring either a Level B or Level C academic with expertise in premodern Jewish studies to join the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC). The ideal candidate will be responsible for teaching pre-modern Jewish studies survey units and specialised units in their area of expertise, contributing to ACJC's public programs, and bringing their knowledge of Jewish studies to the national conversation. With an open disciplinary specialty, this scholar will be expected to make significant contributions to teaching efforts and play a major role in scholarship, research, and professional activities while reporting to the director of ACJC.

The successful candidate will be expected to fulfil various duties, including course material development, teaching through tutorials, and workshops, research, and project supervision for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. They also play a significant role in administrative functions, attend departmental meetings, and contribute to planning or committee work. Other responsibilities may include consultation with students, marking and assessment, and involvement in professional activities.

The appointee will have a doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline area, such as History, Hebrew Bible, Archaeology, Philosophy, or other related disciplines. In addition, we are seeking candidates who complement our existing strengths.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. 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.

Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities – #ChangeIt with us.

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'.


Associate Professor David Slucki, Director, Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, david.slucki@monash.edu 

Position Description

 Lecturer - Premodern Jewish Studies - Level B

 Senior Lecturer - Premodern Jewish Studies - Level C

Closing Date

Tuesday 27 June 2023, 11:55pm AEST

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Associate Professor David Slucki, Director, Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation, david.slucki@monash.edu