Faculty Trust Fellowships (Multiple Positions)

at University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is home to some of the best thinkers in the world and Australia's pre-eminent medical, health sciences and biomedical faculty making it ideally situated to facilitate high quality research and support the career development of world class health researchers.

The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is Australia's overall leader in clinical, pre-clinical and health sciences and is a key collaborator in the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct - a leading global research and teaching hub and one of the top five biomedical precincts in the world.

Recognized for our research, learning and teaching, and policy leadership, the University of Melbourne offers an exceptional professional experience in the heart of the world's most liveable city. You will be surrounded by world class researchers and facilities and mentored to develop a successful career in health research.

The University of Melbourne acknowledges and is supportive of diversity and inclusion.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking future leaders wishing to build their career at the University of Melbourne. Early and mid-career health and medical researchers who are outcome focused, have demonstrated excellence in their field of research, are driven by the desire to benefit national and global communities, and are committed to collaboration and teamwork.

As a result of generous donations and bequests, fellowships are available in the following areas:

  • Clinical or non-clinical areas of biomedical and health research
  • Physiology; History and Philosophy of Science or of Medicine; or Justice, Equity or Ethics in Society
  • Schizophrenia
  • Research into causes or alleviation of physical pain

What we offer you

Apart from competitive salaries, our benefits are aimed at recognising and rewarding the contributions you make. Many of our benefit programs and onsite amenities are aimed at supporting you - including generous leave, child care subsidies, medical and health care. We offer extensive opportunities for personal and professional development and we'll support you in doing what you love.

Information for applicants

Applicants are to submit a completed application through SmartyGrants.

This is accessed via the Faculty Trust Fellowship internet page:


Do not use the online University job application system to submit this application form.

To discover more about the research programs, visit (copy and paste this link into your browser): https://mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/research

Close date: 11.55pm 1st September 2019

Please note: applications submitted by recruitment consultancies or other third parties will not be accepted.

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