Research Fellow in Health Study

Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine


Research Fellow: Hazelwood Health Study

Job No.: 614418

Location: 553 St Kilda Road Melbourne and Northways Road Churchill

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $99,147 - $117,738 pa Level B (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

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.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Research Fellow to join the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (SPHPM) and Monash Rural Health (MRH). The Hazelwood Health Study is a multidisciplinary long-term study into the potential health and wellbeing effects of the 2014 Hazelwood coal mine fire. The Study is heading into a very active phase, following up with study participants to collect new data along with timely reporting of findings. The Study requires an experienced Research Fellow to assist across all aspects of the research.

The Research Fellow will collaborate across a number of research streams within the Hazelwood Health Study; namely the SPHPM-based Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Adult Survey, Hazelinks and Cancer Streams and the MRH-based Psychological Impacts Streams. This may include a broad array of research activities, including development of data collection instruments, ethics applications, recruitment oversight, data verification and/or management, development and implementation of statistical analysis plans, tracking of progress, literature reviews, write-up and reporting of findings.

To be appointable to this role you must hold a doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline area or equivalent qualifications or research experience. You must also have experience in quantitative data collection or interpretation in any/all of the fields of psychological health, respiratory health, cardiovascular health, cancer and/or health service use.  Demonstrated experience in linkages with large health datasets would be desirable. Travel to both Melbourne and Gippsland study sites will be required.

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

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position 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".


Matthew Carroll, Senior Research Fellow, Hazelwood Health Study,

Position Description

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Closing Date

Thursday 25 February 2021, 11:55pm AEDT

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