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Research jobs at Monash University

Research jobs at Monash University

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City: Melbourne
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Research jobs at Monash University

Position: Research Fellow at the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Key responsibilities 

In particular, the position will perform the following duties

  • Conduct of research under limited supervision either as a member of a team or, where appropriate,
    independently and the production or contribution to the production of conference and seminar papers and
    publications from that research.
  • Next, involvement in professional activities including, subject to availability of funds, attendance at conferences and seminars in the field of expertise.
  • Limited administrative functions primarily connected with the area of research of the academic.
  • Development of a limited amount of research-related material for teaching or other purposes with appropriate guidance from other staff.
  • Occasional contributions to teaching in relation to their research project(s).
  • Experimental design and operation of advanced laboratory and technical equipment or conduct of advanced
    research procedures.
  • Also, attendance at meetings associated with a research or the work of the organizational unit to which the research is connected and/or at departmental, school and/or faculty meetings and/or membership of a limited number of committees.
  • Furthermore, advise within the field of the staff member’s research to postgraduate students.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications

  • An honours degree or higher qualifications in the relevant discipline and/or progress towards a doctorate in the area of diabetes research with a track record in immunology, metabolic studies and other general biochemical techniques.
  • Following, equivalent qualifications in a related discipline from a recognized university and training in those areas.
  • Demonstrated analytical and manuscript preparation skills; including a track record of refereed research
  • Ability to solve complex problems by using discretion, innovation and exercise diagnostic skills and/or expertise. Also, well-developed planning and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and set and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills with proven ability to produce clear, succinct reports and documents.
  • Demonstrated awareness of the principles of confidentiality, privacy and information handling.
  • Similarly, a demonstrated capacity to work in a collegiate manner with other staff in the workplace.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy and proficiency in the production of high-level work using software such as
    Microsoft Office applications and specified University software programs, with the capability and willingness
    to learn new packages as appropriate.
  • Track record in mouse handling and dissection, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, genotyping, real-time
    PCR, cell culture, ELISA and western blotting. Also, experience with genomics and 16S bacteria DNA processing, GC-MS, metabolomics, proteomics protocols and
    preparation of animal ethics applications.
  • Furthermore, knowledge of bioinformatics.

Monash University

Monash University is a public research university in Melbourne, Australia. This public research university is the second oldest university in the state of Victoria. Monash University has a number of campuses in Victoria state and a campus in Malaysia as well. Also, Monash also has a research and teaching center in Prato, Italy, a graduate research school in Mumbai, India and a graduate school in Suzhou, China. Following, 60 years old Monash University is one of the best Aussie institutes in terms of science & engineering and nursing. Overall, the average annual undergraduate tuition fees are $39,100 for business courses, $28,900 for Arts/Education, and $38,900 for Engineering/Science.


Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline06 December,2019
Company NameMonash University



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