Future Monash researchers

With over 3500 researchers, the Monash research community works within a supportive, challenging and rewarding environment. We nurture and invest in high-calibre researchers.

As a Monash researcher, your contribution is valued highly by your colleagues and by the people whose lives are changed by your research.

Join the Monash community

If you are passionate about research, you can contact us for more information or have a look at our current job vacancies.

Benefits for Monash researchers

There are practical and personal benefits to being a Monash researcher. You have the opportunity to:

  • Work with award-winning researchers and academics
  • Gain funding from competitive and non-competitive sources
  • Work in a collaborative work environment
  • Experience real work-life balance

There are many facilities to take advantage of, including:

  • World-class research infrastructure
  • Extensive libraries and learning materials
  • Staff support services
  • Sporting facilities

Reasons to choose Monash

A global university

We have a significant global reach with campuses in Australia, Asia (Malaysia) and Africa (South Africa). We also have an active research and teaching centre in Europe (Italy).

An employer of choice for women

In 2010, the Federal Government's Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) named Monash an Employer of Choice for Women. We are one of a select few organisations to be Employer of Choice every year since the agency introduced the ranking in 2001.

Talent enhancement

The Monash research community recognises excellence and impact with talent enhancement programs. The Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research by Early Career Researchers is one such example.

Academic promotions allow researchers to move ahead in their career.

Training and development

Training and development are at the heart of the Monash experience for all staff.

Courses include research skills, professional, managerial and career development, and computer training.

Employee entitlements and benefits

As a Monash employee, you will receive excellent employee entitlements and benefits, among them generous superannuation and leave.