Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow in Breakthrough Science, Industry Engagement & Community Engagement
Monash University, Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health
Australia

Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow (Breakthrough Science, Industry Engagement & Community Engagement)

 

Job No.: 594182

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Two year fixed-term appointment

 

Remuneration: $97,203 - $115,429 pa Level B OR $119,072 - $137,298 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Generate quality impact research

  • Develop your research expertise

  • 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

The Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health (housed within the School of Psychological Sciences) provides an exceptional research environment for discoveries that change our understanding of the brain.

Reporting to the Director of the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, these three exciting new positions will generate relevant research where impact can be demonstrated in the areas of: Breakthrough Science, Industry Engagement, and Community Engagement. 

 

You will also have access to career and proposal development to craft competitive funding applications, with a view to securing an externally funded fellowship such as an Australian Research Council Fellowship or an National Health and Medical Research Council Investigator Grant or international award.

 

Breakthrough Science Research Fellow:

This position emphasises the path from basic discovery science all the way through to clinical application. We recognise that breakthrough science can occur at any point in this journey. We seek applications from high calibre early-to-mid- career scientists with outstanding potential to impact their discipline area and the broader arenas of clinical practice and community engagement via their discoveries. Alignment to one or more of our Research Programs is highly desirable. Applicants with a proven track record of demonstrating both research impact and independence early in their careers will be viewed favourably.  

 

To be successful in this position you will have completed a doctoral qualification in psychology, neuroscience or a cognate discipline and have statistical analysis, manuscript and research proposal preparation skills, including a solid track record of refereed research publications.

 

To submit your application please click here

 

Industry Engagement Research Fellow:

This position seeks to advance industry research partnerships to ensure that the transition from basic discovery to impact is seamless and sustainable. We seek applications from high calibre early-to-mid- career scientists with outstanding potential to impact their discipline area and industry engagement in one or more of the Research Programs of the Institute.

 

To be successful in this position you will have completed a doctoral qualification in psychology, neuroscience or a cognate discipline and have statistical analysis, manuscript and research proposal preparation skills, including a solid track record of refereed research publications.

 

To submit your application please click here

 

Community Engagement Research Fellow:

This position will demonstrate significant impact in engagement across diverse sectors of the community (e.g. patients, families, the clinical community, public, industry or policy makers) and/or experience with participatory research methods (e.g. citizen juries, deliberative democracies) and co-design.

 

You will work closely with community and other relevant stakeholders to establish innovative and sustainable partnerships and develop a world-class research program that translates advances in neuroscience research into effective and responsible treatments, policies and practice that meets the needs of the community.  

 

You will also have experience in manuscript and research proposal preparation skills, including a solid track record of refereed research publications.

 

This is a highly interdisciplinary position. To be successful in this position you will have completed a doctoral qualification in either psychology or neuroscience, social science, science communication, ethics, or related discipline

 

To submit your application please click here

 

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

 

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

 

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

 

Enquiries

Breakthrough Science -Professor Mark Belllgrove, +61 3 9902 4200

Industry Engagement - Professor Shantha Rajaratnam, +61 3 9905 3934

Community Engagement - Associate Professor Adrian Carter, +61 3 9902 9431

 

Position Description

Download File Research Fellow Level B

Download File Senior Research Fellow Level C

 

Closing Date

Friday 9 August 2019, 11:55 pm AEST


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