Research Fellow in Anatomy and Developmental Biology

Monash University Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology


Research Fellow - Anatomy and Developmental Biology

Job No.: 644732

Location: Clayton campus  

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $75,115 - $101,944 pa Level A (plus 17% 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.

Research within the Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology covers a wide range of integrative, cellular, and molecular physiology, with a particular focus on renal and lung biology, epithelial and reproductive biology, inflammation, embryology, cancer, stem cell biology, and regenerative medicine.  It is anticipated that the Department will play an important role in the delivery and coordination of the developmental biology major within the BSc course. Further more information visit:

The Opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow who can contribute toward the research effort of the University and develop their research expertise through the pursuit of defined projects relevant to the particular field of research.

You will work to conduct innovative and internationally competitive research investigating outcomes between intestinal stem cells and the surrounding niche cells and how cellular communication is altered during disease states including colorectal cancer.

You will focus on characterising the function of niche-derived ligands on normal and cancer stem cells. The successful applicant will also develop research-related materials, contribute to conference papers, and provide sound advice to postgraduate students as well as administrative duties. 

About you: 

You will have: 

  • A doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline or a closely related field
  • A track record of refereed research publications
  • Demonstrated awareness of principles of information handling and ability to mentor and advise research graduate students
  • Knowledge or experience in gene expression at single cell level, mouse models, organoid culture and cellular/molecular techniques

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

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities and age groups.

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Dr Thierry Jarde, Laboratory Head, Department of Anatomy & Developmental Biology, +61 3 9902 9208

Position Description

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Closing Date

Tuesday 31 January 2023, 11:55pm AEDT


Please note: Monash University will be closed from Thursday 22 December 2022 until Monday 2 January 2023 inclusive

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