Research Fellow - Protective and Aberrant Immunity Monash University, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute Australia

Research Fellow - Protective and Aberrant Immunity

Job No.: 588841


Location: Clayton campus


Employment Type: Full-time


Duration: 12 month fixed-term appointment


Remuneration: $86,025 - $92,343 pa Level A PhD / $97,203 - $115,429 pa Level B (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

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

Prof. Jamie Rossjohn FAA FAHMS FLSW FMedSci, ARC Australian Laureate Fellow & Head, Infection and Immunity Program, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, seeks talented postdoctoral researchers to join his research group to work in the area of protective and aberrant T cell immunity, at Monash University, Clayton campus, Melbourne, Australia.


The Rossjohn laboratory has provided profound insight into the structural bases underpinning peptide and lipid-mediated immunity (e.g. Nature 2007, 2010, 2012 & 2017, Immunity 2009, 2011, Nature Immunol. 2012, 2015 & 2016), and seeks to build upon these initial findings in the context of protective, tumour and aberrant immunity. The laboratory is funded by grants from the NHMRC, ARC and the Wellcome Trust.


For more details on the research themes, fellowships awarded and publication outputs see,


The applicants should hold a PhD, have a proven track record in the field of protein chemistry and structural biology, and be sufficiently self-motivated to pioneer new areas of immune recognition. Candidates with a promising track record in the relevant areas and a proven publication record in international journals are encouraged to apply.


Appointment will be made at a level appropriate to the successful applicant’s qualifications, experience and in accordance with classification standards for each level.



Dr Jennifer Huynh, Senior Administration Coordinator to Professor Jamie Rossjohn, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, +61 9902 9252


Position Description

Download File Research Fellow - Protective and Aberrant Immunity - Level A

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Closing Date

Tuesday 30 April 2019, 11:55 pm AEDT

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