Research Fellow, Institute of Vector Borne Disease

Melbourne, Australia
26 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 12 month fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $84,338 $90,532 pa Level A PhD (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Director, the Research Fellow will contribute to the research efforts of the Institute of Vector-Borne Disease (IVbD) on the potential for arboviruses to evolve and escape Wolbachia-mediated inhibition of arbovirus-replication.

As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for conducting research both individually and as part of a team. You will be responsible for experimental design, operation of advanced laboratory and technical equipment, and having involvement in relevant professional meetings with internal and external stakeholders.

Combined with a PhD in a relevant discipline, you will have excellent problem-solving skills, well developed organisational skills and a keen desire to learn and develop your capabilities.

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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


Professor Cameron Simmons, Director, IVbD, +61 3 9905 2713.

Position Description

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Closing Date

Friday 14 December 2018, 11:55 pm AEDT