Research Officer - Anti-Viral Immunity Monash University Australia

Research Officer - Anti-Viral Immunity


Job No.: 588627

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: 12 month fixed-term appointment


Remuneration: $68,159 - $78,291 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day

  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

  • Be a part of an inclusive, collaborative community


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. And that’s because you’re not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You’re making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you’ll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.


The Opportunity

Professor Jamie Rossjohn FAA FAHMS FLSW FMedSci, ARC Australian Laureate Fellow & Head, Infection and Immunity Program, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, seeks a talent research officer to join his research group to work in the area of protective and aberrant T cell immunity, at Monash University, Clayton campus, Melbourne, Australia.


The Rossjohn laboratory has provided profound insight into the structural bases underpinning peptide and lipid-mediated immunity (e.g. Nature 2007, 2010, 2012 & 2017, Immunity 2009, 2011, Nature Immunol. 2012, 2015 & 2016), and seeks to build upon these initial findings in the context of protective, tumour and aberrant immunity. The laboratory is funded by grants from the NHMRC, ARC and the Wellcome Trust.


For more details on the research themes, fellowships awarded and publication outputs see,


The successful applicant will support the achievement of research outcomes by undertaking a range of research and administrative support tasks. You must possess outstanding organisational and record keeping skills, high-quality written and oral communication skills and the ability to work with independence and as part of a team. We are looking for a candidate who is capable of keeping abreast of developments and activities in this area of expertise. You must be able to set up equipment, contribute to design and conduct and troubleshoot experiments with a level of independence.


Candidates with a promising experience in the relevant area and who have a focus on excellence in the delivery of this research are encouraged to apply.


The position is initially for a fixed term contract of 12 months. Remuneration is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


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Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".



Professor Jamie Rossjohn, ARC Australian Laureate Fellow, Head -Infection & immunity Program BDI, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology +61 3 9902 9236


Position Description

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Closing Date

Tuesday 26 March 2019, 11:55 pm AEDT

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