Graduate Research Industry Partnerships (GRIP) Manager - Institute of Railway Technology

Monash University
March 06, 2024
Offerd Salary:$112,694 - $124,394
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Graduate Research Industry Partnerships (GRIP) Manager - Institute of

Railway Technology

Job No.: 660619

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time (Part-time, fraction (0.8) will also be considered)

Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $112,694 - $124,394 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

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    The Opportunity

    The Monash Institute of Railway Technology (IRT) is currently recruiting for a Graduate Research Industry Partnerships (GRIP) Manager!

    The Faculty of Engineering is the host faculty for the Safe, Sustainable, Accessible Rail (S2AR) Graduate Research Industry Partnership, in collaboration with the Monash Institute of Railway Technology. The Monash IRT has a global reputation for research, innovation and leadership in Rail Industry and after 50+ years of existence is embarking on bold new directions in response to rail industry needs. The S2AR GRIP program is one manifestation of this progression.

    Reporting to a GRIP Director and Monash IRT Team Leader - Track Infrastructure, you will coordinate innovative training programs on business and technical topics related to rail that enhance skills for the PhD students enrolled in the S2AR GRIP Program. You will also identify opportunities, lead the development of well structured, innovative research and development of new programs, and facilitate new commercial opportunities for technology transfer and commercialization related to railway.

    Why is this a fantastic opportunity for you?

  • Liaise with some of our incredible industry partners
  • Support supervisors and co-directors in ensuring that the University and Industry requirements are met with respect to PhD Projects
  • You'll be responsible for coordinating innovative training programs on business and technical topics that enhance skills for our enrolled PhD students
  • Collaborate with IRT partners to identify opportunities and lead the development of innovative research and development programs
  • Your time in this role will be shared between the Graduate Research Industry Program team and the Institute of Railway Technology.

    As the successful candidate you will have:

  • Advanced qualifications and/or exposure to postgraduate education
  • Experience in implementing strategic plans
  • Demonstrated management experience within industry or University research sectors
  • Knowledge of the PhD application process advantageous
  • Experience within the engineering industry will be advantageous, however not a requirement
  • Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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    Professor Ravi Ravitharan, Director, Monash Institute of Railway Technology, +61 409 556 811

    Position Description

    GRIP Manager

    Closing Date

    Wednesday 6 March 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

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