Lecturer in Health Science
Monash University

Lecturer (Adjunct) or Senior Lecturer (Adjunct), Monash University / Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow in Health Sciences, Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute

Job No.: 611733

Employer: Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute

Location: Suzhou, China

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: RMB 328,245 – RMB 397,915 (Research Fellow Level B) or RMB 411,845 – RMB 481,515 (Senior Research Fellow Level C)

The Opportunity

Monash University is honoured to be the first Australian university to receive a license 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 the 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 who is passionate about undertaking high-quality research which may include, but is not limited to, Public Health and Health Sciences. Research areas may include epidemiology, data science, health promotion, health policy, or occupational and environmental health. Research which advances one or more of the JRI’s priority research themes will be especially well regarded. 

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 a cognate discipline together with subsequent relevant teaching and research experience, high-level technical skills and abilities, as well as a record of publications in high-quality conferences and/or journals.

An appropriately qualified appointee will be offered an honorary adjunct appointment as an Adjunct Lecturer or Adjunct Senior Lecturer with the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences of Monash University, to be held conjointly with the appointment as Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow, Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute (MSSTRI) respectively.

With excellent, high-quality students, a vibrant research environment, and through the deep engagement with Monash Australia and its researchers, this is an opportunity to collaborate with experts across Health Sciences within a world top 100 University, enabling multi-disciplinary research collaborations and enhancing your future career prospects. 

If this is an opportunity that interests you, we look forward to receiving your application!

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

Your application must address the key selection criteria. For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

The position will be based in Suzhou, China.

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must be eligible to work in mainland China either as a PRC national or a Non-PRC national with a current and valid employment permit.


Professor Dragan Illic, Director, Teaching and Learning SPHPM, Faculty Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University

E: dragan.ilic@monash.edu

Position Descriptions

Download File Research Fellow - Level B

Download File Senior Research Fellow - Level C

Closing Date

Monday 7 December 2020, 11.55 pm AEDT

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