Associate Dean (Education), Faculty of Information Technology

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Monash University

Melbourne, Australia

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Role Managed by:

Mazin Almaimani

Research Associate

t: +61 (0) 2 8075 4605


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 14/01/2022

The Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University has started the search for an Associate Dean (Education). Monash University is one of the best global universities (ranked 57th, THE 2022, and 58th, QS 2022). It is also one of the world’s most global universities, with campuses across four continents, as well as the biggest in Australia, with 85,000 students from more than 160 countries.

The Faculty of Information Technology is the only faculty within Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight universities dedicated to information technology, and is one of the largest faculties of its kind anywhere in the world, boasting around 3,500 students. Because of its disciplinary focus and the areas in which it works the Faculty is by nature deeply collaborative, facilitating interdisciplinary ties that span the broader research community both within Monash and outside it. It complements this with an approach to teaching and learning that elevates practical experience, giving graduates the knowledge and skills to flourish in their careers.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity now exists to advance and lead the Faculty’s academic programs. Reporting into the Dean, the Associate Dean (Education), who will also hold a Professorial appointment, will oversee strategic education initiatives and promote educational excellence across the Faculty while contributing to the broader success of the Faculty as part of its leadership team. This Associate Dean will oversee the shaping of a distinctive pedagogy that is impactful, interdisciplinary and industry-oriented while aligning with the Faculty’s and Monash’s research strengths. A strategic thinker with experience in educational leadership, the successful candidate will be at the forefront of innovation in education and be creative and passionate about the student experience.

The Benefits

A competitive remuneration package, including a leadership loading, access to PhD scholarships, relocation travel, removal allowance, and visa support is available.


The Faculty of Information Technology will be supported in a global search for this appointment by the executive search firm Perrett Laver. For further information or a confidential conversation about this opportunity, please contact Mazin Almaimani on +61 2 8075 4605 or at


Please submit your application via the Apply Now button below.


Applications close on Friday 14th January at 5.00PM AEDT.