Research Fellow in Psychology

Monash University


Job No: 601634

Location: Clayton campus 

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Two year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $69,401 - $94,190 pa Level A /$99,147 - $117,738 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Generate quality impact research
  • Develop your research expertise
  • 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.

The Opportunity

The Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health (housed within the School of Psychological Sciences) provides an exceptional research environment for discoveries that change our understanding of the brain.

Reporting to the Director of the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, this position will generate relevant research where impact can be demonstrated in the area of Community Engagement. 

You will also have access to career and proposal development to craft competitive funding applications, with a view to securing externally funded fellowships, research grants and contracts.

Community Engagement Research Fellow

This position will demonstrate significant impact in engagement across diverse sectors of the community (e.g. patients, families, the clinical community, public, industry or policy makers) and/or experience with participatory research methods (e.g. citizen juries, deliberative democracies) and co-design.

You will work closely with community and other relevant stakeholders to establish innovative and sustainable partnerships and develop a world-class research program that translates advances in neuroscience research into effective and responsible treatments, policies and practice that meets the needs of the community.  

You will also have experience in manuscript and research proposal preparation skills, including a solid track record of refereed research publications.

This is a highly interdisciplinary position. To be successful in this position you will have completed a doctoral qualification in either psychology or neuroscience, social science, science communication, ethics, or a related discipline.

Appointment level will be commensurate with the level of qualifications of the candidate and previous experience in the discipline.

As part of your expression of interest, you are required to include the following:

(1) cover letter addressing how you meet the role requirements

(2) current CV

These positions are full-time roles; 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 and National Police Record check.

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


Associate Professor Adrian Carter, Community Engagement, +61 3 9902 9431

Position Description

Download FileResearch Fellow Level A (Community Engagement)

Download FileResearch Fellow Level B (Community Engagement)

Closing Date

Sunday 1 March 2020, 11:55 pm AEDT

Please note: Monash University will be closed from 21 December 2019 until 1 January 2020 inclusive.

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