Monash U: Lecturer/Sr Lecturer Digital Health

Seeking up to 6 exceptional academics to take an active role in the Digital Health agenda. These will be continuing level B/C teaching and research positions (equivalent to tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor).

At: Monash U
Location: Clayton, AustraliaMonash U
Position: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Digital Health


Employment Type: Full-time 
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration: $95,297 - $113,166 pa Level B / $116,737 - $134,606 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

The Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University is seeking to appoint up to 6 outstanding emerging academics to support a major strategic investment in Digital Health. Digital Health is a major driver of innovation and reform globally, leading to deep and positive change in healthcare systems across the world. Monash University is well-placed to take a leading role in the future of Digital Health. It is part of a collaboration to build Australia’s leading heart hospital, the $500M Victorian Heart Hospital, which is being built on the Monash Clayton campus and is planned to include 6000 sqm of research space. Monash will soon also launch a major date infrastructure initiative, which will provide technical and facilities support for the over $70M annual health and medical research funding including digital health research. Monash is also a leading partner in the recently announced $200M Digital Health CRC, a 7 year R&D project, involving 80 organisations across Australia. The Faculty of Information Technology, with its world-leading research expertise in data visualisation, cybersecurity, data science, and human-computer interaction, is taking a leading role in these digital health initiatives.

The Faculty now wishes to appoint up to 6 exceptional academics to take an active role in the Digital Health agenda. These will be continuing level B/C teaching and research positions (equivalent to tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor). More senior appointments will be considered for suitably qualified candidates.

Applicants in any area of Digital Health are encouraged to apply, including, but not limited to:

  • Health data analytics
  • AI and Health
  • Health Data Visualisation
  • Usability and HCI
  • Wearables and Health IoT
  • Evaluation of health technologies and digital health interventions
  • Privacy and Security in Health Data
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Systems development methodologies
  • Business intelligence in organisations 

Candidates should have an ability to work across disciplines, in close collaboration with clinical researchers and industry partners.

The Faculty of IT has a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and flexibility in the workplace. At Monash we are proud to have been awarded the prestigious citation Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for our leading practice in advancing gender equity ( These roles are full-time positions; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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.

For further information on this role and details on how to apply, please click the following link:


Professor Chris Bain, Monash FIT Professor of Digital Health, via email –

Closing Date

Friday 13 July 2018, 11:55 pm AEST