Research Fellow

Monash University
July 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:$80,464 - $109,203
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Research Fellow

Job No.: 666489

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Part-time, fraction (0.8)

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $80,464 - $109,203 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
  • The Opportunity

    The Level A academic who holds this position will fulfill a key role in the ARC-funded research project on “Medical Internationalism: Cuba and Eastern Europe, 1959-99” by contributing expertise on Cuban history. They will have primary responsibility for the conduct of Spanish-language research on medical internationalism in Cuba and will contribute as co-author to articles (both academic and publicly-engaged), book chapters, and a monograph.

    This role involves conducting research independently and within a team, contributing to academic publications and conference papers, participating in professional activities such as conferences, performing limited administrative tasks related to research, developing research-related teaching material, and advising postgraduate students in their research field.

    As the successful candidate, you will possess strong analytical and manuscript preparation skills with a record of refereed publications, problem-solving abilities, effective planning and organisational skills, and excellent written and verbal communication. You will have excellent Spanish research and communication skills, field research experience in Latin America or the Caribbean (preferably Cuba), and optional skills in Central/Eastern European languages.

    Monash Arts is one of the largest, most diverse and dynamic arts faculties in Australia, with particular strengths in the humanities, performing arts, languages and social sciences. We encourage the development of innovative studies that operate at the intersection of traditional academic disciplines. The faculty delivers programs via eight schools and across six campuses, both in Australia and offshore, with courses ranging from undergraduate diplomas and degrees through to postgraduate coursework and research degrees. Monash Arts is justly proud of the research capacity of its staff, who work at the cutting edge in their fields and carry this expertise and enthusiasm into their teaching. To learn more about Monash Arts, please visit our website: www.

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    To Apply

    For instructions on how to apply, please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'. Your application must address the Key Selection Criteria.

    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.

    We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible recruitment process at Monash. If you need any reasonable adjustments, please contact us at hr- [email protected] in an email titled 'Reasonable Adjustments Request' for a confidential discussion.

    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.

    Enquiries: Associate Professor Paula Michaels, History, [email protected]

    Position Description:Research Fellow

    Applications Close: Wednesday 17 July 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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