Professor/Associate Professor and Director, Capital Punishment Impact Initiative



Professor/Associate Professor and Director, Capital Punishment Impact Initiative Job No: 595161 Location: Clayton campus Employment Type: Full-time Duration: Continuing appointment Remuneration: $143,376 - $157,950 pa Level D/$184,687 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation) Capital Punishment Justice and Impact Transformative role Lead a team of passionate experts in the field Monash University is Australia’s largest and most international university, with a budget of $1.8 billion, over 70,000 student enrolments and more than 7500 FTE staff. A member of the research-intensive Group of Eight universities, Monash has an entrepreneurial culture and continues to strengthen its position as a prominent and engaged global institution.

The Opportunity The Monash Law Faculty (Monash Law) is consistently recognised and ranked as one of the world’s best law schools. Monash Law is a leading international, clinical, and digital law school providing world-class education, research, and external engagement from seven locations across both global hemispheres. A number of these Australian and overseas locations relate to the Capital Punishment Impact Initiative.

Our excellence in research, teaching, and clinical legal education has been at the forefront of legal education and scholarship for decades in Australia. We pride ourselves on offering real, tangible legal experience and international study opportunities, and equipping our students with an extensive legal education. We also have world-class research centres and groups across the full spectrum of international, public, private, and criminal law.

Monash University has always been a prominent academic and social advocate for human rights and is acknowledged worldwide for its human rights scholarships and advocacy. A unique opportunity is now available to join Monash as the inaugural Director of the Capital Punishment Impact Initiative. The Faculty of Law and the Capital Punishment Justice Project (formerly known as Reprieve Australia) have joined to create and develop a new regional initiative for research, policy, and clinical case-work, with a particular focus upon the Asia-Pacific region.

This Initiative will be the hub of a southern hemisphere network of value to those involved in work globally across the public, private, and community sectors concerning capital punishment justice and impact. Functions of the Capital Punishment Impact Initiative include: Casework and other clinical activities in the Asia-Pacific region; Evidence-based, legal, and cross-disciplinary research; Multi-stakeholder network-building; Sharing knowledge and communication; and Public awareness, review, and monitoring. The inaugural Director of the Capital Punishment Impact Initiative is responsible for helping to establish the Capital Punishment Impact Initiative with its two foundation partners, working with them and in furtherance of the Australian Government’s Strategy for the Abolition of the Death P.

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$143,376 - $157,950


19 Oct 2019


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