Research Fellow - Immunology

Monash University
May 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:$78,120 - $106,022
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Research Fellow - Immunology

Job No.: 664697

Location: The Alfred Centre

Employment Type: Part-time, fraction (0.8)

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $78,120 - $106,022 pa Level A / $111,603 - $132,529 pa Level B (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

    As a Research Fellow, you'll be at the forefront of optimizing access to guideline-recommended treatments for individuals with chronic lung disease. Your responsibilities will include conducting qualitative interviews, facilitating focus groups and consumer co-design workshops, and contributing to systematic reviews. You'll also play a crucial role in collecting quantitative data in clinical studies involving people with chronic lung disease, preparing ethics submissions, and crafting manuscripts for publication.

    We're seeking a highly motivated candidate with a strong background in clinical research and a genuine interest in chronic lung disease and supportive care. In this role, you'll work closely with the Group Lead, coordinating research efforts, supervising students, and contributing to grant preparation. Reporting to the Senior Research Fellow in Immunology, you'll have the opportunity to lead and support research initiatives while fostering a collaborative and supportive environment.

    Key Selection Criteria:

  • A doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent research experience
  • Proficiency in collecting and analysing both qualitative and quantitative data
  • Strong manuscript and research proposal preparation skills, with a track record of published research
  • Experience in mentoring and coaching research staff, with demonstrated leadership capability
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office and statistical software
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice requirements and adherence to research guidelines
  • Experience conducting research involving participants with chronic health conditions
  • If you're ready to contribute to cutting-edge research in chronic lung disease care and support, we encourage you to apply. Join us in making a meaningful impact on the lives of those affected by chronic respiratory conditions.

    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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    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 Narelle Cox, Senior Research Fellow, [email protected]

    Position Description

    Research Fellow - Immunology - Level A

    Research Fellow - Immunology - Level B

    Closing Date

    Sunday 26 May 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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