Senior Research Fellow - Addiction Studies Monash University Australia

Senior Research Fellow - Addiction Studies 


Job No.: 585434


Location: Richmond 


Employment Type: Full-time 


Duration: 3 year fixed-term appointment


Remuneration: $119,072 - $137,298 pa Level C (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

Turning Point conducts extensive research, investigating alcohol and drug-related harm in the community, as well as developing the most effective policy and treatment responses. Your objective in this role as Senior Research Fellow is to drive research in the addiction treatment area, by managing existing and future research studies related to clinical trials of innovative treatment approaches and studies aimed at improving help-seeking, early intervention and recovery outcomes for individuals and families affected by alcohol, drugs and/or gambling.


The objective of this position is to lead the development of clinical and social research across Turning Point, including coordination of clinical trials and service enhancements, as well as contributing to addiction and mental health teaching and research across Monash University.


This role involves leadership in the strategic development of grants and projects, working with a multidisciplinary team of researchers undertaking multiple clinical research projects. Such leadership will contribute to a program of work involving innovative approaches to addressing alcohol, drug and gambling related harms.


Integral to this position is the development and maintenance of positive working relationships with government and other key stakeholders across health and other sectors, as well as active collaboration with internal and external researchers.


At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.


The successful applicant will need to possess a current valid Police Check.


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



Professor Dan Lubman, Director, Turning Point +61 3 8413 8400.


Position Description

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Closing Date

Wednesday 16 January 2019, 11:55 pm AEDT

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