Be a Monash researcher

Impact is at the very heart of Monash University's research purpose. Our researchers strive to make a difference to the communities they serve and the world at large. At Monash, your colleagues will value your contribution but, more importantly, so will the people whose lives you change.

Why join Monash?

At Monash, we nurture and invest in high-calibre researchers  both practically and personally.

A global university with a global reputation

When you choose to do research at Monash, you are choosing:

  • a Group of Eight university renowned for its research
  • a university with a significant global reach  Monash has campuses in Australia, Asia (Malaysia) and Africa (South Africa). We also have an active research and teaching centre in Europe (Italy) and a joint research academy in India (Mumbai), and more than 115 partner institutions around the world
  • an institution with an extraordinary record of major research achievements
  • a world-class university with world-class infrastructure

Multiple research options

At Monash you can choose from:

  • traditional PhDs
  • professional doctorates
  • masters by research
  • masters by research and coursework

A nurturing community

Monash researchers work within a supportive and rewarding environment. We are a university that nurtures talent and recognises great achievement.

We also value ambition. Monash is a place to turn your bold research vision into real and meaningful change.

Talent enhancement

The Monash research community recognises excellence and impact with talent enhancement programs.

They include:

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, leave entitlements and real work-life balance.

As a multiple Fair and Flexible Employer award winner, we avoid a one-size-fits-all approach.

Funding, scholarships and support

For information on funding, scholarships and support, contact the Monash Research Office.

The Monash Research Office provides advice and assistance on postdoctoral grant, fellowship and award applications. It acts as the principal point of contact between grant applicants, grantees and funding agencies.

More information

You can find out more about becoming a Monash researcher by contacting the Monash Research Graduate School at the Clayton campus.

Building 3D, Clayton Campus
Wellington Road, Monash University
Victoria, 3800, Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9905 3009
Fax: +61 3 9905 5042

Current job vacancies

Visit our jobs website to find out about current research positions: