Monash U: Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Relations (Australia)

“JobUNESCO Chair in Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Relations/Professor, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Deadline: 25 April 2023.

Reporting to the Head of School the appointee will act as a key bridge builder between researchers, civil society organisations and policy makers, both nationally and internationally. As the incoming UNESCO Chair in Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Relations, you will have a distinguished research record, an international reputation, and demonstrated expertise in any disciplinary area pertaining to intercultural and inter-religious exchange and social inclusion. The work of the Chair and their team will support a proactive research program that aligns with UNESCO’s aims of promoting the values of tolerance and understanding through dialogue, in the pursuit of peace and human development. Recognition of diversity and social justice constitute the foundation upon which such goals are conceptualised, pursued and achieved.

As the successful candidate you will be responsible for actively engaging in a specialist research area in line with the Faculty’s research strategy. Fostering research excellence through securing competitive research grants and other external research funding opportunities. Providing strong and committed leadership in teaching, curriculum development and research mentoring and maintain and broaden collaborative partnerships with external agencies and communities, including other UNESCO Chairs, both nationally and internationally making a significant contribution to the profession and to the discipline.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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