Senior Research Officer

at University of Melbourne

About the Melbourne Graduate School of Education

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education is a global leader in teaching and education research, offering challenging courses, world-changing research and contemporary learning spaces.

About the role

The Senior Research Officer is a key member of the Melbourne Education Research Institute (MERI) at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE). The Senior Research Officer is responsible for leading the provision of optimal support for MGSE's participation and success in external grant programs.

About you

As the successful candidate for the Senior Research Officer position, you will be responsible for the delivery of high quality research support services designed to streamline administration and further increase the level and diversity of external research funding. This includes the planning, coordination, promotion and delivery of support for post-award administration of research grants.

The Senior Research Officer reports to the Manager, Research and Industry and works closely with other members of the MERI Team and colleagues across MGSE and the University of Melbourne.


  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme;
  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions;
  • Working for one of Australia's top Universities;
  • Growing your expertise and innovative thinking in an environment that leaves an impact; and
  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment.

To find out more, go to


The University is a vibrant campus. We have well established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

How to apply

Your complete application will include your Cover Letter, address of the selection criteria and your CV.

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: **

To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Parkville Victoria Australia

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on The Conversation.