Senior Research Fellow, Level C, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Melbourne, Australia
25 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences 

Salary: $120,993 - $139,510 p.a. plus 17% superannuation. 
Fixed Term 5 years with a view to continuing.

Make your future Melbourne

Collaborate with the best at Australia’s leading research university

We are seeking health-focused researchers driven by excellence, inspired to impact national and global communities and committed to collaboration to join us now! 

About the opportunity

The University of Melbourne is continuing to build its significant research capacity and aims to recruit 50 new researchers over 5 years. We are currently seeking Senior Research Fellows (Level Cs) with demonstrated expertise to build internationally competitive research programs in:

  • Genomics and Precision Medicine
  • Clinical Trials, and Health Services Research/Implementation Science 
  • Managing Chronic Disease and Multi-morbidities 
  • Mental Health
  • Neurosciences and Neurological Diseases
  • Emerging Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Microbiome in Health and Disease
  • Immunotherapies
  • Disease Prevention 
  • Brain Cancer
  • Medical Technologies and Bioengineering
  • Biologic and Small Molecule Drug Development
  • Ensuring a Healthy Start to Life
  • Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
  • Bioinformatics

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking future leaders wishing to build their career at the University of Melbourne. Individuals who are outcome focused, have demonstrated excellence in their field of research, are driven by the desire to benefit national and global communities, and are committed to collaboration and teamwork. Join us as we work to further enhance our research, innovation and impact across a number of vital research fields.

What we offer

Home to Australia’s pre-eminent medical, health sciences and biomedical faculty, the University of Melbourne is ideally situated to facilitate high quality research and support the career development of world class health researchers.

The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is Australia’s overall leader in clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences and is a key collaborator in the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct – a leading global research and teaching hub and one of the top five biomedical precincts in the world. Recognised for our research, learning and teaching, and policy leadership, the University of Melbourne offers an exceptional professional experience in the heart of the world’s most liveable city. You will be supported by an attractive establishment package, be surrounded by world class researchers and facilities, and mentored to develop a successful career in health research.

The University of Melbourne acknowledges and is supportive of diversity and inclusion.

Information for applicants 

Applications will require a:

  • cover letter
  • resumé
  • response to selection criteria*

*For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to:

View the full details of this opportunity (including Selection Criteria) in the brochure here: 

Download File 896738_Brochure.pdf

To discover more about the research programs and to apply, visit:

Close date: 24 July 2018

Please note: applications submitted by recruitment consultancies or other third parties will not be accepted.