Research Fellow in Information Technology

Melbourne, Australia
05 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job No.


Faculty / Portfolio:

Faculty of Information Technology / Caulfield School of Information Technology

Location Caulfield Campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: 12 month Fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $95,297 - $113,166 pa Level B
(plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Join Australia's number one Faculty of Information Technology

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 Faculty of Information Technology (FIT) is Australia's only faculty dedicated to information technology, and with 120 academic staff it is the country’s largest concentration of researchers in computer science and information systems. FIT has world-class research groups in Data Science; Computational Biology; Modelling, Optimisation and Visualisation; Data Systems; and IT for Resilient Communities. These feed into our educational programs, which cover the full range of IT topics, methods and issues. Facilities are first rate and include an interactive high-tech lab (SensiLab) and a state-of-the-art 3D visualization facility (Cave2). The faculty also hosts a Data61 Lab and participates in MAXIMA. To learn more about the faculty, please visit

The Opportunity

This position represents an exciting opportunity to develop your research expertise and contribute towards the research of the University within the Faculty of Information Technology.

This position will work within the Alexandria project, a next-generation digital learning and teaching environment, specifically on improvements of the front-end and back-end infrastructure, as well as methods of integration with external software services within and outside of Monash.

As the Research Fellow, you will play a critical role working with the staff and students of the faculty to conduct joint research with external industry and research partners

You will have the opportunity to use your deep understanding of modern web architecture and your analytical skills to build an innovative and cloud-powered educational repository that is using by more than 27000 users across Monash University. Our team is always looking to innovate, so you'll have the chance to learn new languages, frameworks, and paradigms and propose novel solutions to emerging problems.

To be successful you are required to have a doctoral qualification/equivalent qualifications/research experience, have an emerging track-record of publications and presentations, be able to work under pressure and prioritise tasks and have well developed interpersonal and written communication skills.

If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

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

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


Professor Bernd Meyer, Deputy Dean (Education), Faculty of Information Technology 03 9905 52240

Position Description

Download File PD - Research Fellow (FIT)

Closing Date

Tuesday 19 December 2017, 11.55pm AEDT

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