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Research Fellow - Genetic Epidemiology

Job No.: 598566

Location: Monash Medical Centre

Employment Type: Full-time or Part-time, 0.8 Fraction

Duration: 2 year fixed-term appointment


The below are Full-time annual remuneration salaries, should the successful incumbent be appointed at 0.8 Fraction, the remuneration rage will be pro-rata of: 

$68,040 - $92,343 pa Level A (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

$97,203 - $115,429 pa Level B (plus 9.5% 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

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for a Research Fellow to join the Precision Medicine team at the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health. The Research Fellow’s overall objective will be to conduct research investigating aetiology and prognosis of cancer, focusing primarily on genetic and epigenetic susceptibility, tumour molecular profile, and integrative multi-omics analysis, using a range of epidemiological, statistical, and computational methods.

The Role

The Research Fellow will play a critical role in the conduct of research and the production of conference and seminar papers and publications from that research. The goal is to contribute to the primary prevention, early detection, prediction, and improved prognosis of cancer. As the successful candidate you will work collaboratively with research teams that include senior investigators, research fellows, research assistants, and doctoral/other students and contribute to the guidance of junior staff members and the preparation of research proposal submissions to external funding bodies.

About You

You will hold a doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline area or equivalent qualifications or research experience, demonstrated statistical analysis and manuscript and research proposal preparation skills, experience in supervising and working with major honours or postgraduate students, excellent written and oral communication skills and advanced computer skills using software such as R, Stata, Python.

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

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.

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".


Dr, Pierre-Antoine Dugué, Senior Research Fellow,; or Prof, Melissa Southey, Chair of Precision Medicine,

Position Description

Download FileResearch Fellow Genetic Epidemiology Level A

Download FileResearch Fellow Genetic Epidemiology Level B

Closing Date

Thursday 7 November 2019, 11:55 pm AEDT


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