8 June 2007

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS - Monash University Research Fellowships (Closing date: 31 July 2007)

This year Monash is offering Up to four (4) awards.

  • Applicants must not hold a current position at Monash University (including casual/ sessional appointments) at the time of application and/or during the selection process of the Monash Fellowships Program.
  • Applicants, who have spent considerable time at Monash University prior to their application submission, completing their PhD and/or being employed, may not be eligible.
  • Applicants may be a citizen of any country, but in order to be eligible to accept the offer of a Monash Fellowship he/she must obtain the appropriate visa as required by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC).
  • Applicants will normally have not less than two and not more than eight years of post-doctoral experience as at 1 September 2007, calculated from the date of submission of PhD thesis. This may be full-time employment or part-time equivalent, and should be at or above Academic Level A or equivalent. Applicants who have experienced a major interruption to their research career (such as maternity leave or illness) since the submission of their PhD thesis must explain this in their application.
  • Applicants must demonstrate excellent research outcomes at international level.

Successful applicants will be awarded up to $AUD160,000 per annum (comprising a salary, including on-costs, in the Research Fellow Level B range, currently $AUD67, 818 - $AUD80, 535 per annum, including on-costs and a research support grant of up to $AUD50,000 per annum, for 5 years). A starting salary within this range may be negotiated and will usually be dependent upon the number of years of postdoctoral research experience.