The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

CLOSING DATE EXTENSION Wednesday 14 August 2019, 11:55 pm AEST

Assistant Lecturer – Addictive Behaviours - 

Location: Turning Point (Richmond)

Employment Type: Part-time, 0.6 fraction

Duration: 18 months fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $68,040 - $92,343 pa Level A (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Be part of the growing Addiction Research Centre
  • Opportunity to be an integral part of the department
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll 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.

The Opportunity

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, is the largest faculty at Monash University, and offers the most comprehensive suite of professional health training in Victoria. We consistently rank in the top 40 universities worldwide for clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences.

Drugs of addiction is an ever present issue in today’s society and here at Monash we are trying to achieve positive outcomes through our commitment to ongoing research which is used to provide evidence based solutions. In our quest to find new solutions, we collaborate with leaders at the intersection of health, medicine, nursing, arts, law, IT, design, and public policy. We partner with health organisations across Victoria, including Turning Point, a national addiction treatment, research and education centre based in Melbourne. The Assistant Lecturer – Addictive Behaviours position has come about to further improve the subject matter we produce.

Based between Turning Point in Richmond and with support from experienced lecturers, the assistant lecturer will assist academic and professional staff with compilation and checking resources and activities for the Units in the Postgraduate Program of Addictive Behaviours, especially preparing unit materials and translating unit material and resources into the software. They will also assist in the preparation and delivery of tutorials, practical classes, lectures, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions and/or studio sessions and other pedagogical resources.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing department who have continually improved since inception. The successful applicant will have either an honours degree in the relevant discipline and/or an equivalent combination of relevant experience, and/or education/training, or an honours degree or higher qualifications in the relevant discipline and/or progress towards a doctorate in the relevant discipline.

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

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

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


Dr, Olatz Lopez Fernandez – Senior Lecturer, Course Coordinator Postgraduate Program of Addictive Behaviours, Turning Point, Eastern Health Clinical School. +61 3 8413 8509 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Position Description

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Closing Date

Wednesday 14 August 2019, 11:55 pm AEST


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