Research Fellow

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Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Job No.: 662328
Location: Parkville campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $78,120 - $106,022 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
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 .
The Opportunity
If you are interested in working within one of the world’s leading Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculties based in Parkville Biomedical precinct, then we look forward to hearing from you!
The Integrated Neurogenic Mechanisms (INM) Lab within the Monash Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences are seeking to recruit a Postdoctoral researcher with outstanding expertise in GPCR pharmacology, cell signalling and microscopy, to support a multi-disciplinary research program focussed on understanding and controlling targets within pain and inflammatory pathways. Reporting to ARC Future Fellow Dr. Nicholas Veldhuis, the focus of the role will be to lead a molecular pharmacology program that applies a range of complementary signalling and imaging approaches. It also involves liaising with polymer chemistry experts within the Faculty to develop new drug delivery systems to spatiotemporally control cell signalling.
As the successful candidate you will be responsible for:
  • Molecular biology activities and engineering new cell lines, as appropriate
  • Data analysis, interpretation of data and manuscript preparation
  • Liaising with polymer chemistry and proteomics experts within the Faculty, which requires effective communication across laboratories
  • General lab management duties, including assisting in the management of tissue culture facilities
The successful applicant will have a PhD or Masters degree in a relevant discipline and ideally have expertise in one or more of:
  • High-throughput bioluminescent-based signalling assays
  • Confocal fluorescence microscopy
  • Contemporary molecular biology techniques such as CRISPR/Cas9
  • Biochemistry techniques such as affinity purification and proteomics
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.
Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities - #ChangeIt with us.
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 Nicholas Veldhuis, ARC Future Fellow and Co-Director, Integrated Neurogenic Mechanisms Group, +61 3 9903 9204
Position Description
Closing Date
Monday 18 March 2024, 11:55pm AEDT
Supporting a diverse workforce
Monash University recognises that its Australian campuses are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Kulin nations, and pays its respects to their elders, past and present.
For instructions on how to apply, click on the "Apply" button above for the full position description and instructions on how to apply for Monash jobs.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Australia


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 17, 2024
Company Overview
Monash University
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Monash University is Australia’s largest and most international university. Its extensive educational offering, delivered via our 10 faculties, includes undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses. Monash is a research-intensive university, known for some significant and lasting discoveries that have delivered impact beyond the academic community. The university is home to a range of world-leading facilities and technologies, giving it wide-ranging capabilities across many fields, sectors and industries. Monash works with a variety of industry, government and community groups, allowing its researchers to share their discoveries with the world. Monash is a truly global institution, with five Australian campuses, a campus in Malaysia, a joint graduate school in China, a learning centre in Italy, and a research centre in India. At Monash, cultural experiences are lived, not described. Registered Australian University CRICOS No: 00008C
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