Research Fellow, Monash University Office of Learning and Teaching

Melbourne, Australia
21 May 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: 2 year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $95,297 - $113,166 pa Level B (plus 17% 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

The Monash University Office of Learning and Teaching (MU-OLT) is responsible for leadership of the University's learning and teaching strategic plans. Our goal is to develop educational excellence across the university by providing appropriate leadership, inspiration, capability and support.

They are now seeking to appoint an exceptional Research Fellow to develop research capacity in learning analytics in the Monash University Office of Learning and Teaching.

A key direction of the learning analytics research is to support data-informed decision making about learning and teaching University-wide.

As the successful candidate you will collaborate with members of the Office of Learning and Teaching and other relevant groups (e.g., Faculty of Education and Business Intelligence) and conduct research in learning analytics to provide relevant stakeholder groups with insights in student engagement, student success, and quality of student experience.

To truly excel in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated skills in advanced statistical analysis (e.g., regression, mixed-models, structural equation modelling, and factor analysis)
  • Demonstrated skills in manuscript and research proposal preparation; including a solid track record of refereed research publications
  • Experience with the supervision of major honours or postgraduate students

If you are ready to take on this new challenge we would love to hear from you!

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

For further information on this role and details on how to apply, please click the following link:


Professor Kris Ryan, Academic Director, Education Innovation, Monash University Office of Learning and Teaching.

T: +61 3 9903 4483 

M: +61 407 314 117

Closing Date

Monday 18 June 2018, 11.55 pm AEST