Monash University

Monash University

Research Fellow - Centre for Medicine Use and Safety


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Research Fellow - Centre for Medicine Use and Safety

Job No.: 656592

Location: Parkville campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $111,603 - $132,529 pa Level B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen. We make tangible contributions because our purpose is clear; to deliver positive economic, social and environmental impact in resolving the global challenges of our age.

    At the core of achieving this purpose is the diversity of our staff. We welcome and value everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. When you come to work, you can be yourself, be a change-maker and develop your career in exciting ways. This is why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

    Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities.

    Learn more about Monash.

    The Opportunity

    Reporting to the senior academic within the group, the focus of this role will be to collaborate with a diverse team of health economists, epidemiologists, and epileptologists, applying a Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) perspective to Epilepsy. The Research Fellow will conduct independent and team research, develop research expertise, create novel evidence through health economic models, assess the cost-effectiveness of interventions, and design budget impact models. Additionally, they will assist in research grant applications and benefit from access to established research in Health Economics and Epilepsy, with support from renowned supervisors and funding initiatives like Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), Australian Epilepsy Project (AEP) and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) projects, including the PERSONAL trial.

    As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for conducting research, either collaboratively or independently, and producing conference papers and publications. You will also supervise research-support staff engaged in your research and provide guidance to junior members of the research-only Academic staff in their respective research areas.

    The appointee will have a doctoral degree in health economics, epidemiology, biostatistics, or another relevant field or research experience. Moreover, advanced computer skills with experience using software packages (e.g., R package, Excel, STATA or SPSS) and specific experience in working with a range of analytical software; and experience in grant applications will be preferred.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. 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.

    Be part of our story. Work with us to#ChangeIt.

    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

    The successful applicant will need to possess a current valid Police Check.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


    Professor Zanfina Ademi, Health Economics and Policy Evaluation Research (HEPER) Group Leader, +61 3 9903 9025, [email protected]

    Position Description

    Research Fellow - CMUS

    Closing Date

    Tuesday 10 October 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

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    Job details


    Research Fellow - Centre for Medicine Use and Safety


    Monash University




    September 18, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 10, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Medicine,Social Science

    About the employer

    Monash University 

    Monash University Is the largest university in Australia, ranked in the world's top 100 and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight.  We're named after Sir John Monash, and fuelled by his desire for our students to leave here with a greater sense of purpose, and the skills and confidence to create positive change. 

    In under 60 years, we've grown from a single campus into an education and research powerhouse with a presence on four continents, committed to the challenges of the age.

    Our work is making an impact all over the world, from bringing clean water to villages in Africa to creating new life-saving medicines.

    An international experience

    With four Australian campuses, one in Malaysia and over 100 international partners, we're making a difference on a global scale.  You'll have access to more research collaborations, more global partnerships, and a greater choice of overseas opportunities.  

    All Monash courses have an international focus, whether you take subjects on global issues, participate in study abroad programs, or learn alongside students from diverse cultures.  Monash prepares you for the global workforce - you can start your degree in Australia, and continue your studies in Italy, Malaysia, India, China, or any of our 100 partner institutions worldwide.

    A recognised world leader in research

    We're active in over 150 fields of research across our 10 faculties, in areas as diverse as additive manufacturing, drug development, domestic violence and sustainable design. Many ideas developed at Monash - such as a new Malaria vaccine and 3D-printed engines - have been commercialised and are making a difference to the world we live in.

    Partnerships in industry and government

    Home to various precincts of innovation, we foster collaboration across traditional and unexpected disciplines.  We build teams and form links, we bring together diverse minds - researchers, companies, businesses and technology - creating knowledge hubs of the future.

    Plenty of options

    Our large range of courses allows you to match your studies with your ambitions.  Monash University offers one of the largest range of degrees in Australia, including over 140 innovative double degree options, bachelor, master and PhD degrees.


    We believe everyone should have the opportunity to make their mark on the world, which is why we offer over 200 different types of scholarships  for new and current students. They take care of everything from course fees to travel and accommodation. Our scholarships aren’t just reserved for those with the best academic track record – we provide support for disadvantaged students as well.

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