Allied Health Postdoctoral Researcher (Level A or B)

University of Queensland
July 11, 2024
Offerd Salary:$90,470 – $120,445
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  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

  • Join a university ranked in the world's top 50

  • Collaborate with highly awarded, world-class research colleagues

  • Join a vibrant research community where your work genuinely makes an impact

  • Based at our vibrant St Lucia campus

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.

    As part of our commitment to research excellence, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world-class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and post-fellowship contracts via our UQ Amplify initiative.

    At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. Not only do we have one of the largest PhD enrolments in Australia, but we have also made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.

    About This Opportunity

    We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow or Research Fellow, with expertise in an allied health discipline such as Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Psychology etc, to join our world-leading School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences to contribute to a program of research focused on consumer-led and consumer-engaged research in spinal cord injury.

    In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop your expertise and emerging research profile in your discipline, while establishing and supporting resources and allied health projects aiming to improve outcomes for people living with spinal cord injury. This will include the establishment of a Lived Experience Advisory Group in a multi-disciplinary collaboration with other allied health professionals and academics.

    This is an ideal role for those with clinical and/or research experience with people with spinal cord injury along with experience with participatory research methods including codesign.

    This is a part-time (50% FTE), fixed-term position through to 30 June 2026. This opportunity is being offered at Academic Level A or B commensurate with the successful candidate's skills and experience.

    Please note, you must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

    For further information, pleaseclick here to view the information booklet. If you are unable to access this link, please email [email protected] for a copy of the booklet.

    What We Can Offer

    The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad: from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options and flexible start/finish times, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.

    At Level A, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $77,324 – $102,945 plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $90,470 – $120,445 annually.

    At Level B, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $108,201 - $128,201 plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $126,595 - $149,996 annually.

    As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.


    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Associate Professor Jacki Liddle at [email protected].

    For application queries, or to request the appointment booklet or full position description of this role, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter addressing the relevant ‘About You' section (found within the information booklet above)

  • Applicants should specifically address in your cover letter which academic level you are applying for (Level A or B).

    Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Thursday 11 July 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference number: R-38774).

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