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Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow, Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Institute / Lecturer (Adjunct) or Senior Lecturer (Adjunct), Monash University, Australia, Deadline: July 19, 2019

Employer: Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute

Location: Suzhou, China

Employment Type: Full-time or part-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: RMB 328,245 – 397,915 (Research Fellow) to RMB 411,845 – 481,515 (Senior Research Fellow)

The Opportunity

Monash University is honoured to be the first Australian university to receive a licence to operate in China, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing economies, via the partnership at Suzhou with the Southeast University (SEU), one of China’s key national universities as well as establishment of Monash Suzhou. The SEU-Monash partnership consists of the Joint Research Institute (JRI) and the Joint Graduate School (JGS), and will produce postgraduates and researchers with ideas to change people’s lives in the region and the world for the better.

The JRI conducts multi-disciplinary research projects in areas of strategic importance to industry in Australia and China. To facilitate the collaboration, Monash established The Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute (MSSTRI) and currently has five priority research themes that address strategic issues of mutual interest, including:

  • Advanced computation in science and engineering;
  • Advanced materials and manufacturing;
  • Energy and environment;
  • Future cities; and
  • Life sciences

We are seeking an individual passionate about undertaking research in Chemical Engineering as well as multidisciplinary research through the application of Chemical Engineering to problems in one or more of the five research themes above. You will be responsible for planning, evaluating and delivering courses and units, engage in high-impact research, contributing to significant research and industry-lead projects as well as supervising and supporting junior research staff.

This role will also be required to contribute to the teaching effort in the JGS.

To be successful in this position you will have completed a doctoral qualification in Chemical Engineering, or related discipline area together with subsequent research and teaching experience; a record of publications and high-level technical skills and abilities.

An appropriately qualified appointee will be offered an honorary adjunct appointment as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer with the Faculty of Engineering of Monash University, to be held conjointly with the appointment as Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow, (MSSTRI).

With excellent, high-quality students, a vibrant research environment, and through the deep engagement with Monash Australia and it’s researchers, this is an opportunity to collaborate with experts across Engineering and other facilties within a world top 100 University, enabling multi-disciplinary research collaborations and enhancing your future career prospects. If this is an opportunity that aligns with your career aspirations, we look forward to hearing from you.

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

Your application must address the key selection criteria.


Please direct your enquiries to Professor Mark Banaszak Holl, Head of Department, Chemical Engineering.


Position Description

Download File Research Fellow Level B

Download File Senior Research Fellow Level C

Closing Date

Friday 19 July 2019, 11:55 pm AEST


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