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Monash University Policy Bank

Academic Roles Policy


To identify the range of academic roles at Monash University.


All campuses (including offshore)

Policy Statement

The University embraces the concept of three complementary categories of academic employment, all of which are underpinned by parity of esteem. These are Research Intensive; Education and Research; and Education-Focused academic positions.

Supporting procedures

Academic Roles Procedures

Supporting guidelines

Responsibility for implementation

University wide - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Faculty wide - Deans
Campus wide - Campus PVCs.



Key Stakeholders

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education)
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Vice President (Administration)
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)

Approval body

Name: Academic Board
Meeting: 4/10
Date: 25-August-2010
Agenda item: 3.2.3

Endorsement body

Name: n/a
Meeting: n/a
Date: 09-June-2011
Agenda item: n/a


Legislation Mandating Compliance

All relevant legislative instruments that stipulate requirements with which members of the Monash community (all of whom are subject to the law) are obligated to comply.

Related policies

Staff Development Policy 
Remuneration and Benefits Policy 
Leaving Monash Policy 
International Staffing and Mobility Policy 
Workforce Management  
Conduct and Compliance

Related documents

Monash University Enterprise Agreement (Academic and Professional Staff) 2009
Education Focused Roles

Date Effective


Review Date



Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education)


Pro-Vice Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)

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