First listed on: 20 May 2024

Research Fellow in Automation and Machine-Learning in Polymer Synthesis

Job No.: 665101
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $78,120 - $106,022 pa Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them

The Opportunity

Are you passionate about pioneering research that drives positive change? Monash University's School of Chemistry is seeking a dynamic Research Fellow to contribute to groundbreaking projects in reaction automation and polymer synthesis digitalization.

About Us

At Monash, we foster a culture of innovation and excellence. Join a renowned Chemistry School with an international reputation for cutting-edge research and postgraduate training. Be part of our mission to address global challenges like Climate Change, Thriving Communities, and Geopolitical Security.

Your Role

As a Research Fellow, you'll spearhead research efforts in reaction automation and digitalization of polymer synthesis. Embrace machine learning and data science methodologies to push the boundaries of chemical innovation. Contribute to high-impact publications and collaborate with leading experts in the field.

Why Join Us?

  • Work in a vibrant and inclusive environment that values diversity and innovation
  • Access world-class research facilities and international collaboration opportunities
  • Contribute to Monash's partnership with the Federal Government in Green Chemical Futures
  • Enjoy opportunities for professional development and career advancement

About Monash University

At Monash, work feels different. There’s a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That’s why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities. 

Learn more about Monash.

Be part of our story. Work with us to #ChangeIt.

Monash supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments.  This includes supporting parents.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

Should you require any specific support or adjustments throughout the recruitment process and beyond, please get in touch at and we'll be happy to assist.

Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre-employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

Enquiries: Professor, Tanja Junkers, School of Chemistry, +61 3 9905 4524

Position Description: Research Fellow in Automation and Machine-Learning in Polymer Synthesis

Applications Close: Sunday 16 June 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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