Research Fellow in Biology

Monash University


Research Fellow – Arumugam Lab

Job No.: 614954

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $69,401 - $94,190 pa Level A (plus 9.5% 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

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

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, is the largest faculty at Monash University, and, where you will find the impressive Arumugam Lab. The Arumugam laboratory focuses on fundamental questions in intracellular trafficking and their role in cell fate specification and pattern formation in development using LLSM and MOSAIC

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and talented Research Fellow to join the Arumugam Laboratory and establish, execute and perform experimental techniques relating to super-resolution, light-sheet microscopy and advanced fluorescence techniques including lifetimes and anisotropy. The problems that these techniques will address are endosomal trafficking and self-organisation in biology.

The successful candidate will have a degree in Optical physics or Biology, from a recognised university with subsequent relevant experience in experimental research with an emphasis on advanced microscopy, cell biology and /or biophysics. Operating with a focus on excellence in process and judgment, the Research Fellow will demonstrate knowledge of advanced fluorescence-based techniques, cell and tissue level biology including model organisms and organoids, focussing on problems in diseases and developmental biology.

If you believe you have the skills and experience to undertake this role, we look forward to receiving your application. 

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

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


Dr Senthil Arumugam, EMBL Australia Group Leader and Senior Research Fellow

T: +61 3 9905 1580,


Position Description

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Closing Date

Tuesday 18 May 2021, 11:55pm AEST

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