Associate Professor, Neuro-Ophthalmology

Melbourne, Australia
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty / Portfolio:

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Department of Neuroscience, Central Clinical School


Alfred Hospital

Employment Type:



Fixed Term


$140,565 - $154,853 pa Level D
(plus 17% employer superannuation)

Monash is full of thinkers and doers who are looking for their next challenge. So if you’ve forged a rewarding career so far, this role provides the perfect platform to join us. You’ll have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure and teaching spaces to do exciting work, along with opportunities to collaborate internationally. You’ll be part of a university that’s made up of inspirational, challenging thinkers and doers – and continue doing work that makes a lasting impact.

The Opportunity

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences (FMNHS) is the University’s largest research faculty. World‑class researchers work across disciplines including laboratory‑based medical science, applied clinical research, and social and public health research. The Faculty is home to a number of leading medical and biomedical research institutes and groups, and has contributed to advances in many crucial areas. Our expertise in life sciences and biomedicine is recognised both nationally and internationally.

A Division of Neuro-ophthalmology is being established in the Department of Neuroscience, in the Central Clinical School, Monash University to develop research programmes of relevance to Neurology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology and the Neurosciences. A component of this will be an Ocular Motor Research Laboratory in the Department of Neuroscience the Alfred Hospital. This laboratory will investigate eye movements and cognitive processing within the ocular motor system.

For this business critical role we are seeking an experienced academic to undertake the co-direction of the Ocular Motor Research Laboratory. In this role you will be responsible for the development and leadership of research programmes. This will involve securing research funding from grants and commercial partnerships to support the research programs as well as the publication and presentation of the outputs of the research programs.

Your main responsibilities in this role will be to provide co-direction of the Ocular Motor Research and supervision of research-support and administrative staff, with a major role in all aspects of research projects including the management and/or leadership of large research projects or teams.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Successfully completed a PhD in a relevant discipline from a recognised university or equivalent qualifications and research experience in the area of Cognitive Sciences and Ocular Motor Physiology
  • A significant record of publishing research in the areas of Cognitive Sciences and Ocular Motor Physiology in high quality national and international journals with a demonstrated ability to generate research income, including from both traditional and more innovative sources of research funding
  • A deep understanding of the research environment and an ability to interact and communicate with researchers so as to understand their requirements across

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

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


Professor Stephen Jane - Head, Central Clinical School, Medicine, Alfred Hospital -

Position Description

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Closing Date

Thursday 23 November 2017, 23:55 AEDT

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