Monash University

Monash University

Research Fellow - Climate Modelling


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Research Fellow - Climate Modelling

Job No: 656444

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time (part-time will also be considered)

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $78,120 - $106,022 pa Level A / $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.

    Monash University strongly advocates diversity & inclusion, equality, fairness and openness. We fully support the gender equity principles of the Athena SWAN Charter and invite you to join us in celebrating women in STEMM.

    The Opportunity

    Do you want to make a difference with your career? Passionate about addressing the environmental changes impacting the globe? Be involved in a research and policy-focused global program that will secure Antarctica's environmental future and contribute to global environmental conservation.

    Monash University is in an extraordinary position to lead an unprecedented global research program; Securing Antarctica's Environmental Future (SAEF) within the Faculty of Science.

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow to join SAEF's Theme 1: Climate Processes and Change, investigating dynamical interactions between the Tropics and Antarctic regions using targeted global climate model experiments and analyses of large observational and climate model datasets.

    You will work closely with key project personnel from Monash University and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology to understand the dynamical mechanisms through which variability and change in each region can impact the other, especially focusing on the resultant changes in surface climate.

    As the successful candidate, you will have a doctoral qualification in atmospheric science or a closely related field or equivalent accreditation and standing, with evidence of an emerging track record of refereed research publications. You should have a strong understanding of fluid dynamics and experience in or a desire to experiment with climate models as well as skills in the analysis of large datasets and scientific programming.

    If this sounds like it suits your current career focus, we look forward to hearing from you and seeing your application!

    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

    This role is a full-time or part-time position and flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

    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.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs". Please also address the Level at which you are applying for in your cover letter.


    Professor Julie Arblaster, School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment, +61 3 9905 4411

    Position Description

    Research Fellow - Level A

    Research Fellow - Level B

    Closing Date

    Sunday 15 October 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

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    Job details


    Research Fellow - Climate Modelling


    Monash University




    September 15, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 15, 2023

    Job type



    Agricultural Science,Chemistry,Geosciences,Physics

    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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