Research Officer, Monash Rural Health - 4 Positions

Monash University
February 29, 2024
Offerd Salary:$78,255 - $89,888
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Research Officer, Monash Rural Health - 4 Positions

Job No.: 660607

Location: Monash Rural Health Bendigo, Shepparton, Mildura or Gippsland campuses

Employment Type: Part-time, fraction (0.4)

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $78,255 - $89,888 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Support transformative research endeavours at a prestigious top 50 University
  • Join a collaborative community: Engage in inclusive, team-driven research at Monash Rural Health.
  • Embrace innovation: Immerse in ground-breaking ideas and pioneering minds.
  • 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.

    Learn more about Monash.

    The Opportunity

    Embark on a transformative journey as a Research Officer within Monash Rural Health, contributing to the innovative MIXMAX program. This position, offering four available roles, funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council, encompasses prospective studies on individuals injecting drugs and smoking methamphetamine in Melbourne and regional Victoria. Operating until the end of 2028, the Research Officer plays a crucial role in supporting the MIXMAX program research outcomes.

    This position will be engaged in diverse tasks including scheduling bookings, conducting interviews using computerized data collection forms and performing clinical testing such as venous blood samples and spirometry tests. Other requirements include staying updated on developments, activities and protocols through active communication with peers, attending meetings and participating in seminars. The position also offers the opportunity for continuous learning, with training provided in various aspects, including phlebotomy and spirometry.

    We are seeking someone who holds a tertiary qualification in a relevant field or possess substantial skills and work experience, demonstrating a commitment to excellence and a capacity to engage professionally with stakeholders, particularly in dealing with marginalized individuals.

    Join the team shaping the future of research in healthcare and we look forward to receiving your application.

    This position will involve travel to various locations, some of which are not easily accessible via public transport.

    Monash University seeks applicants for this opportunity who are able to demonstrate and present valid and current Australian work rights.

    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 more easily.

    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'.


    Associate Professor Bernadette Ward, +61 3 5440 9064

    Position Description

    Research Officer, Monash Rural Health

    Closing Date

    Thursday 29 February 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

    COVID 19 vaccination is recommended for all persons attending a Monash University location. Staff located within a healthcare setting and students on placement in a healthcare setting must comply with the COVID-19 vaccination direction of the host organisation.

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