Job ID: 221327

Research Fellow

Monash University Malaysia

  • Sep. 14, 2023
  • Research Fellow
  • School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Monash University Malaysia
    Subang Jaya
  • Sep. 27, 2023
  • Dec. 1, 2023
  • Post-Doc
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology

A Level B research fellow is expected to carry out activities to maintain and develop her/his scholarly, research and/or professional activities relevant to the profession or discipline.

The candidate is expected to conduct research which will lead to the scale up of cervical cancer prevention programs including vaccination and HPV DNA screening and linkage to care in people living with HIV and the general population.. He/she is expected to coordinate a project in collaboration with local and international partners and stakeholders, involved in supervision and training of graduate research students, producing scholarly articles related to the project and actively sourcing for funding to support the activities relevant to the research.

Reporting Line: The position reports to Project Leader 

Supervisory responsibilities: Not applicable

Financial delegation and/or budget responsibilities: Not applicable

Key responsibilities

  1. Conduct a specified research program under the supervision and direction of your supervisor; 
  2. Contribute to publishing high quality scholarly papers;
  3. Support, if required, the preparation and development of proposals and progress reports for research funding; 
  4. Mentor and assist, as appropriate and as directed, the graduate research students and final year undergraduate students associated with your research group; 
  5. Engage in the wider research and scholarly activities of your research group;
  6. Take responsibility as requested for day-to-day advice and support of graduate research students associated with your research group. 

Key selection criteria

  1. A doctoral qualification (PhD) closely related to the field of public health. Experience working in research in the area of HPV will be an added advantage.
  2. Demonstrated ability to produce excellent research and supervision of Undergraduate/Honours students
  3. Demonstrated ability to work with partners in universities, government and/or civil society
  4. Demonstrated skills and experience in collaboration and teamwork
  5. Ability to generate new ideas and links and builds upon existing ideas to generate unique concepts and solutions

Monash University is Australia’s largest university and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight. We’ve been consistently ranked among the world’s top universities, rising 13 places in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023 to rank 44th globally, reflecting our strong commitment to academic and research excellence.

Monash is a global university with four local campuses throughout Australia, as well as international locations in Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Italy and India. A unique alliance with the University of Warwick (UK) sits alongside an array of international collaborations with leading universities and corporations around the world, expanding the University’s global network.

Established in 1998, Monash University Malaysia is Monash’s third-largest campus and one of Malaysia’s most respected universities. We were awarded a six-star SETARA rating by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia in 2017 and once more in 2019, cementing our position in the very top cohort of outstanding universities in the country. In 2020, we received a five-star rating for research excellence from the Malaysia Research Assessment.

As a self-accrediting University, we attract students not just from Malaysia, but from all over the world. More than 9300 students representing approximately 79 nationalities are currently enrolled at Monash Malaysia, and they enjoy a quality study experience supported by over 860 staff members. 

We’re Monash’s platform for scholarly engagement with Southeast Asia, offering degrees in arts and social sciences, business, engineering, information technology, medicine, psychology and health sciences, pharmacy, and science across seven schools.

Our campus is located in Greater Kuala Lumpur, one of the region’s industrial hotspots. We sit in the heart of the rapidly developing economic corridor linking Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and beyond. Our education and research are oriented towards deep engagement with this dynamic social and industrial landscape.

In 2023 Monash Malaysia celebrates 25 transformative years of making change. Since welcoming our first cohort of 417 students, we have built a reputation for quality, credibility and integrity, and is held in high esteem by our students, alumni, industry and government. We maintain a long and proud tradition of excellence in education, combined with liberal values of enquiry, providing a fertile environment for bright young minds to flourish and lifelong opportunities for those wishing to enhance their education and career. Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our students, alumni and staff, and look towards an exciting future.

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The Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences continues to grow rapidly, particularly in the delivery of medical programs, and through the expansion of its facilities and infrastructure. In addressing global health challenges of the 21st century, the expansion of research activities in our Malaysian campus is of high priority for the University, reflected by the significant increase of school collaborative partnership with the relevant sector especially the Ministry of Health Malaysia, and through the offering of the Higher Degrees by Research,the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The School currently has close to 1,500 undergraduate students, consisting of approximately 70 academic staff, and 42 professional and technical support staff.

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  • Krystal Tan
    School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Monash University Malaysia
    Subang Jaya

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