First listed on: 27 March 2023

Senior Research Manager

Job No.: 649839

Location: The Alfred Centre 

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $126,416 - $134,184 pa HEW Level 09 (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

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (FMNHS), is the largest faculty at Monash University and offers the most comprehensive suite of professional health training in Victoria. We consistently rank in the top 40 universities worldwide for clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences.

Contributing to the global health care agenda, the Faculty aspires to lead in all areas of research activity and influence local, national and international policy to improve health and social outcomes and health inequalities. We’ve made a major impact in the world of medical research and become globally recognised for our quality education of over 41,000 doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals.

Within the FMNHS and based at the Alfred precinct in Prahran, the Central Clinical School (CCS) is a centre for clinical and biomedical research and education and a core hub for translational research and medicine, covering a great breadth of subject areas.

Reporting to the School Manager the focus of this role will be to utilise senior-level, specialist knowledge to oversee and deliver high-quality services to support the diverse research portfolio of the Central Clinical School. 

As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for overseeing, developing and project managing major new School-wide initiatives, contributing to strategic and operational planning, managing a research administration program and managing and developing a highly trained, motivated and efficient research services and administration team. 

The appointee will have an undergraduate Science or Biomedical Science Degree with Honours. Postgraduate qualifications or progress towards postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or extensive experience and management expertise; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. 

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations 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 more easily.

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


Dr Michelle Zajac, School Manager, Central Clinical School, +61 3 9903 0669

Position Description

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Closing Date

Monday 17 April 2023, 11:55pm AEST

At Monash University, the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff, students and visitors is our top priority. In accordance with the Pandemic Orders issued by the Victorian Government Health Minister, we require all staff working or placed in healthcare facilities to be fully vaccinated (boosted) against COVID-19 or have an approved medical exemption from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine in order to attend these locations.

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