First listed on: 02 July 2024

Research Fellow 

Job No.: 666614
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $80,464 - $109,203 pa Level A (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

The Opportunity

The School of Biological Sciences is looking to recruit a highly motivated Research Fellow to join the Australian Council Centre of Excellence for the Mathematical Analysis of Cellular Systems (MACSYS)! 

As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for designing experiments to assess the validity of whole cell models under a range of growth conditions, across a range of species. You will conduct experimental evolution studies, sophisticated growth assays, perform multi-omics bioinformatic analyses and employ high-throughput phenotyping techniques for microbial cells. 

To be successful, you will hold a doctoral qualification in microbiology, genetics, evolutionary biology or a closely related field. You will have demonstrated proficiency in the production of high level analyses such as genome assembly, as well as a strong background in systems biology or experimental evolution. 

About Monash University

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.

Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities. 

Learn more about Monash

Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities – #ChangeIt with us.

Monash 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

To Apply

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'. Your application must address the Key Selection Criteria.

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.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible recruitment process at Monash. If you need any reasonable adjustments, please contact us at in an email titled 'Reasonable Adjustments Request' for a confidential discussion.

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.

Enquiries: Associate Professor Mike McDonald, +61 3 9905 1697

Position Description: Research Fellow

Applications Close: Thursday 25 July 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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