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CD1057A - Assistant Lecturer
Monash University Malaysia

Date Posted Dec. 5, 2018
Title CD1057A - Assistant Lecturer
University Monash University Malaysia
Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia
Department Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Application Deadline Jan. 19, 2019
Position Start Date 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Neurobiology/Neuroscience

An Assistant Lecturer is expected to make contributions to the teaching effort of Monash University Malaysia, particularly at undergraduate level, and to carry out activities to develop their scholarly, research and/or professional expertise relevant to the discipline.

1. The key result areas of Research, Teaching and Service are the basis for the primary duties and responsibilities of the role. A workload will be agreed annually with the Head of Neuroscience in the Performance Development Plan process. Other duties may be required from time to time as directed by the Head of Neuroscience.

2. Undertake competitive research and high quality research in the Neuroscience discipline / field.
3. Contribute to enhancing the University’s international reputation through research publications of appropriate quantity and quality.
4. Undertake administrative functions associated with research activities.

5. Participate in the delivery of research led educational programs as required by the Director of BRIMS.

6. As a member of the university, campus and school community, demonstrate the highest possible standards of professional and personal conduct, both as an individual and as part of a team, and commit to regular engagement in personal, professional and team development.
7. Involve in relevant professional activity.
8. Attend disciplinary and/or school meetings and/or membership of a limited number of committees

1. Progress towards a PhD in a Neuroscience academic discipline or related discipline
Knowledge and Skills
2. A demonstrated capacity and enthusiasm to independently undertake and publish research.
3. High quality teaching experience at tertiary level, especially at first year level.
4. Ability to work as part of a team, demonstrated high level interpersonal skills with a willingness and capacity to contribute to the collegial activities of BRIMS / School and to work collaboratively towards the enhancement of the BRIMS / School environment for all staff and students.
5. Good organisational and administrative skills, high level of oral, written, IT and administrative/ organisational skills.
6. Experience of working collaboratively with industry and community engagement.
7. Commitment to quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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  • Monash University Malaysia is the third largest campus of Australia’s largest university. We carry with us the distinction of being the Malaysian constituent of a premier research intensive Australian university ranked among the top 100 universities in the world, and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight.
    We have maintained a proud tradition of education and research excellence for 20 years and counting, and are now recognised as a leader in the international higher education sector in Malaysia. Our location in Sunway City, one of the region’s industrial hotspots, well positions us for scholarly engagement with Southeast Asia and beyond.
    We believe that everyone has the potential to make a positive impact on the world. Throughout the years, we have welcomed more than 20,000 students from over 70 countries who are keen to do so. We provide our students with a supportive learning environment so that they are able to flourish and are empowered to succeed. Every day, we come together to embrace new ideas and devise solutions to address social, political and economic challenges of our communities.
    This desire to make a difference and the relentless passion which drives us forward are what define Monash.
    For further information see:

    Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Established in 2005, the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences reflects the increasing role of Monash in tertiary education in the Asia Pacific region.
    The school is responsible for running the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Psychological Science and Business, Honours Degree of Bachelor of Psychological Science and Business (Psychology), Honours Degree of Bachelor of Medical Science, Master of Biomedical Science and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs.
    Delivery of the MBBS program is spread over several locations with years 1 and 2 being taught at the Monash University Sunway campus in Selangor. For the purpose of execution of the main clinical Years 3, 4 & 5 components, the university has set up the Clinical School Johor Bahru.

    Brain Research Institute Monash Sunway (BRIMS)
    The Brain Research Institute at Monash Sunway (BRIMS) has been operating since 2006 and is a component of the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences at Monash University. BRIMS is the main institute for neuroscience research.
    For more information, please visit:

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