Research Fellow - Department of Infectious Diseases

Monash University
June 09, 2024
Offerd Salary:$78,120 - $106,022
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Research Fellow - Department of Infectious Diseases

Job No.: 665232

Location: The Alfred Centre

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $78,120 - $106,022 pa Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

    Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities.

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    The Opportunity

    Contribute to global health initiatives combating antimicrobial resistance as part of our Infectious Diseases Genomics program. As a Research Fellow, you'll spearhead the curation of a comprehensive K. pneumoniae genome database, pivotal for advancing research and public health efforts.

    Your Role:

  • Lead a collaborative effort to gather and organize publicly available K. pneumoniae genome data
  • Develop a pioneering genomic clone risk framework, shaping future surveillance strategies and vaccine development
  • Key Selection Criteria:

  • PhD in bacterial genetics, genomics, or related fields
  • Proven track record in analytical research and publication
  • A demonstrated capacity to collate, curate and analyse large bacterial genome datasets
  • Proficiency in Python/R for data analysis and visualisation
  • Experience in managing international research partnerships
  • Join us in driving impactful change in infectious disease management. Apply now and be part of our mission to safeguard global health!

    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.

    Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities –#ChangeIt with us.

    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


    Dr Kelly Wyres, Senior Research Fellow, [email protected]

    Position Description

    Research Fellow - Department of Infectious Diseases

    Closing Date

    Sunday 9 June 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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