Research Assistant in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Monash University School of Biomedical Sciences and Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute

Research Assistant 

Job No.: 614173

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $69,522 - $79,857 pa HEW Level 05 (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

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So, if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

If you seek a rewarding career, the School of Biomedical Sciences and Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute can help make it happen. Ranked highly as one of Australia’s leading education and research schools of Biomedical Sciences, we offer all you need to build your academic career. The School of Biomedical Sciences is part of Monash’s Faculty of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences.

The Research Assistant will provide a variety of high-quality research services to support the operations of the Signalling Network Laboratory.  Specifically, the Research Assistant will be integral in supporting the delivery of program outcomes in mechanistic and functional characterization of cancer cell signalling networks and will undertake experimental work including mammalian cell culture, gene overexpression/knockdown, associated biological assays, and biochemical characterisation of signalling.

Operating with a focus on excellence and presenting strong analytical, technical and data analysis skills the Research Assistant will demonstrate a capacity to apply effective technical methods, processes and systems. The ideal candidate will have experience in project administration skills and hold an honours degree in the relevant discipline or have equivalent qualifications and experience

If you believe you have the skills and experience to undertake this role, we look forward to receiving your application. 

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

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions 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”.


Professor Roger Daly; Head, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Head, Signalling Network Laboratory

T:  +61 3 9902 9181 


Position Description

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Closing Date

Tuesday 30 March 2021, 11:55pm AEDT

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