First listed on: 02 April 2024

Research Officer - The mitoHOPE Project 

Job No.: 663732
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Part-time, fraction (0.8) - Full-time (1.0)
Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $90,773 - $97,979 pa HEW Level 06 (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 value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That’s why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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The Opportunity

As a Research Officer, you will play a pivotal role in advancing groundbreaking research initiatives within the mitoHOPE Program. Your responsibilities will include ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, conducting complex experiments, and providing meticulous data analysis. Your work will directly contribute to the delivery of mitoHOPE Program outputs, making a tangible impact on the field of reproductive biology.

In this role, you will collaborate closely with esteemed researchers and stakeholders to understand program needs and deliver exceptional research services. Your ability to plan, implement, and coordinate a range of research and administrative tasks will be critical in achieving program objectives. You will also have the opportunity to provide supervision, training, and guidance to staff, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and research standards.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • A degree, or Masters would be desirable in a relevant field with subsequent relevant experience, or extensive experience and specialist expertise
  • High-level analytical skills and a demonstrated capacity to develop and implement effective technical and research processes with excellent organizational skills
  • Highly-developed written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interact with diverse stakeholders and negotiate positive outcomes
  • Experience with advanced technologies, equipment, and software, with the ability to quickly adapt and learn new systems
  • Prior experience working with human samples in a research laboratory setting, including the establishment of confidential data recording processes
  • Proficiency in sterile techniques required for tissue culture

If you're ready to make a difference in the field of reproductive biology and contribute to cutting-edge research, apply now!

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents

Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre-employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


Dr Rozanne Blok, mitoHOPE Program Manager, +61 3 9905 8485 or

Position Description

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Closing Date

Friday 19 April 2024, 11:55 pm AEST

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