Job No.: 638042
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 5-year fixed-term appointment (At the expiry of the five-year term, the University has the discretion to offer further employment subject to the University's operational requirements and approvals)
Remuneration: A competitive remuneration package will apply
Applications are invited from exceptionally motivated researchers to build a research program focused on Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine at the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (www.armi.org.au) ARMI is excited to be offering the opportunity for a Level C Senior Research Fellow, Level D Associate Professor (Research) or Level E Professor (Research) to join its dynamic research leadership. We welcome applications in all areas of Cardiac and Vascular Biology and disease, but we are particularly interested in those researchers focused on regeneration and stem cell biology or tissue engineering as applied to cardiovascular diseases.
ARMI is committed to an equitable and inclusive recruitment process. Candidates for this position must have a PhD and/or MD, evidence of sustained competitive funding, an outstanding publication record of quality peer-reviewed science and meet the key selection criteria of the applicable level. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain a vigorous research program that addresses fundamental questions in the broad fields of cardiovascular biology and regenerative medicine. Candidates with a focus on clinical research and with research expertise that complement those of current investigators at ARMI are of particular interest. Clinician scientists are particularly encouraged to apply and an option for a clinical appointment may be available for appropriate candidates. For more information, please visit our website www.monash.edu/medicine/academic-recruitment-armi/home.
About Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute
Established through a joint venture between Monash University and the Victorian Government, the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) builds on the University's existing strengths in biomedical research. It supports the critical infrastructure required to deliver the next generation of discoveries in regenerative medicine.
ARMI is located at one of the world's largest regenerative medicine and stem cell research centres, at the Clayton Campus. Its scientists are focused on unravelling the basic mechanisms of regenerative processes, enabling doctors to prevent, halt and reverse damage to vital organs due to disease, injury, or genetic conditions.
For more information about the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute visit www.armi.org.au.
Of particular importance for this position is the establishment of the Victorian Heart Hospital (VHH) on the Monash University Campus (www.monash.edu/research/vic-heart-institute/about/victorian-heart-hospital). The VHH will enable world-class research and education in addition to specialised clinical care with key features including an expanded medical and cardiovascular health research program that builds upon the current activities of Monash University and the Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre.
The successful applicant will have access to the state-of-the-art clinical and basic science research facilities within the VHH and have significant opportunities to shape the research environment of the hospital precinct as it emerges.
An increasing focus on translational research is integral to ARMI’s research mission. Individuals with a demonstrable ability to integrate clinical and basic science elements into a successful translational research program will be highly sought after. The successful candidate will be expected to strengthen ARMI’s and Monash’s profile and research networks, both from an internal and external perspective, engaging with the wider cardiovascular research community, locally, nationally and internationally.
The successful applicant will have subsidised access to state-of-the-art technological core facilities within the University, which include but are not restricted to flow cytometry, advanced molecular preclinical and clinical imaging facilities, light-based micro-imaging and state-of-the-art animal facilities.
Monash University provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks annual leave (i.e. paid vacation) per year, child-care facilities onsite, flexible working arrangements, highly attractive salary packaging options, and assistance with visa and relocation expenses. For more information, please visit www.monash.edu/jobs/inclusive-workplace.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Equality and inclusion are central to our pursuit of excellence.
Monash’s ambitions to address the challenges of the age begins with our commitment to supporting our staff to thrive as they contribute to excellent and transformative education and research. As a progressive and socially responsible institution, we are continually working towards a more equitable, diverse and inclusive Monash:
- We are committed to fostering a workplace culture of flexibility where staff of all genders, ethnicities, faiths, heritages, abilities and religious and cultural backgrounds are supported to successfully combine their work commitments and personal priorities
- We promote an inclusive and respectful culture where diversity is valued and viewed as a key to innovation and excellence
- We support our colleagues in their professional development and provide a culturally safe environment where our Indigenous communities and people from all cultural backgrounds are respected and included
We value the strength of staff diversity and take proactive measures to achieve gender parity in senior academic roles, and gender diverse leadership. We support and encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disability, neurodiverse people, people of all genders, sexualities and age groups.
For more information on Staff Equity at Monash, click here.
Market competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidates, including highly attractive salary packaging options.
Contract Term: The appointment will be a five-year fixed-term appointment. At the expiry of the five-year term, the University has the discretion to offer further employment subject to the University's operational requirements and approvals.
Commencement Date: Anticipated commencement is in early 2023 or as otherwise agreed.
How to Apply
To apply, please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae (in English), a list of publications (indicating ten most significant publications), a statement of previous research achievements, a research plan (maximum 8 pages/font 12) and a list of at least three reference persons, all in a .pdf binder (in English).
This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.
The successful applicant will also need to possess a current valid Police Check.
For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “Tips for applying for jobs at Monash”.
Application closing date: Applications will be accepted until Friday 16th of September 2022 11:55 pm AEST.
Interviews are planned for and will be conducted in a flexible manner initially via a virtual platform. Government restrictions allowing, and under public health advice, subsequent interviews will be held at ARMI in Melbourne, Australia. Monash University will support applicants invited to interview with travel arrangements.
Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Research - Level D
All enquiries will be held in confidence.
Contact: Professor Peter Currie, Director, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute
E: Peter.Currie@monash.edu or
Associate Professor Edwina McGlinn, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute
Friday 16 September 2022, 11:55pm AEST
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