Senior Research Development Officer


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Clayton, Vic 



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Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Job No.: 622061

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $102,120 - $112,722 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

An opportunity exists for a dynamic team player to join the Monash Research Office Research Development Team. You will work with inspiring Monash researchers who are pursuing exciting and world-leading medical research and medical innovation. The Research Development Officer – MRFF is a new strategic position to increase Monash engagement with the Medical Research Future Fund; supporting the formation of key research consortia, and providing high-level support to researchers who are applying for funding.

To be successful in this role, you will have a broad knowledge of the assessment of research quality, presentation and methodology across medical research disciplines and comprehensive knowledge of the structure and intent of the MRFF. You will also have exceptional interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills along with demonstrated experience in working in multidisciplinary teams.

The role requires a deep knowledge of the medical research landscape in Australia, and a proactive approach to research support. Experience in translational medical research, particularly in a clinical setting and/or commercialisation experience would be an advantage.

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.

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Luke McAvaney, Principal Research Development Strategist, Monash Research Office, +61 3 9905 9790

Position Description

Senior Research Development Officer

Closing Date

Thursday 19 August 2021, 11:55pm AEST



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