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Research Fellow

Job No.: 628284

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $101,130 - $120,093 pa Level B (plus 10% 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

An exciting opportunity exists for a Research Fellow to join the School of Psychological Sciences TRACK-FA team. Monash University is the lead partner in the TRACK-FA global study to track brain and spinal cord changes in people with Friedreich ataxia (FA), with a view to identify early markers of disease progression.

As the successful candidate, you will lead the analysis of human structural and susceptibility MRI in neurological diseases as part of a multisite, international study. You will independently drive data analysis activities as well as drive the preparation and submission of research publications and reporting to academic and industry stakeholders. There will be access to career and research grand proposal development support and the supervision of graduate students and assistants is required.

Your familiarity and competence with human structural and/or susceptibility MRI analysis methods and standard neuroimaging tools (eg. FSL, SPM, ANTS, etc) will enable your success in this position.

The appointee will have a doctoral qualification in neuroscience, biomedical engineering, electrical or computer engineering, medical physics or a related discipline.

If you are ready to join a world top 100 university and enhance your career, then we strongly encourage you to apply!

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. This position 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".

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Professor Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis, Deputy Dean, Academic and Graduate Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, +61 3 9905 1575

Position Description

Download File Research Fellow

Closing Date

Monday 24 January 2022, 11:55pm AEDT

Please note: Monash University will be closed from 23 December 2021 until 3 January 2022 inclusive.

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