Research Officer

Monash, Australia
$75,245 - $86,431 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 17% employer superannuation)
08 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
06 Apr 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $75,245 - $86,431 pa HEW Level 05 (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 make tangible contributions because our purpose is clear; to deliver positive economic, social and environmental impact in resolving the global challenges of our age.

At the core of achieving this purpose is the diversity of our staff. We welcome and value everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. When you come to work, you can be yourself, be a change-maker and develop your career in exciting ways. This is why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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The Opportunity

This Research Officer role is an exciting opportunity to join the recently founded Molecular Physiology of Microbial Pathogens lab, headed by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Dr Rhys Grinter.

Reporting to Dr Grinter, the successful candidate will support lab operations and perform various research activities related to Grinter lab's NHMRC and ARC-funded research program.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting Grinter lab research outcomes by undertaking a range of research and administrative support tasks. They will contribute to lab excellence by keeping abreast of developments, activities and protocols related to lab research through the scientific literature and liaison with staff and peers. They will assist in preparing lab documentation and reports.

The candidate will have a tertiary qualification in a relevant field, or substantial relevant skills and work experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations 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.

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Dr Rhys Grinter, Lab Head - Microbiology,

Position Description

Research Officer

Closing Date

Thursday 6 April 2023, 11:55 pm AEST

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