Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow
Apply now Job No:515730
Area:Faculty of Medicine
Salary (FTE):Advertised at multiple classifications
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: Brisbane, St Lucia
The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute (UQDI)
The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute (UQDI) was established in
2007 and forms a major research centre within the Faculty of Medicine. The aim
of the Institute is to develop a better understanding of the molecular and
cellular basis of disease, and to translate that understanding into practical
outcomes for patients. Based at the Translational Research Institute (TRI)
at the Princess Alexandra Hospital teaching campus in Brisbane, UQDI has more
than 300 researchers, clinical academics and students who work closely with
hospital clinicians in the areas of cancer, immunology, genomics and other
areas of translational medicine. UQDI has particular research strengths in
skin cancer, cancer cell biology, cancer immunotherapy, vaccine development
and nanotechnology, autoimmunity and the genetic basis of disease.
About This Opportunity
The Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow will undertake
internationally competitive research in the area of immunology. The Fellow
will investigate the immune system using cellular, molecular and imaging
approaches, with an emphasis transcriptional development pathways and
protection capacity of innate lymphocytes and their role in immune protection
against pathogens, development of cancer and autoimmunity. At Level B the role
will be a leading position in the Group and will involve driving forward
research projects and supervision of students.
This position is primarily located at our Translational Research Institute
(TRI) in the Princess Alexandra Hospital teaching campus (Woolloongabba).
Our Ideal Candidate
We are seeking candidates who have completed (or near completion of a
relevant PhD in the area of immunology with experience in understanding
adaptive and innate immunity, transcriptomics, flow cytometry and some
experience in R programming and bioinformatics packages).
The successful candidate will have:
An emerging profile in research in the discipline area.
Demonstrated evidence of publications in reputed refereed journals and
presenting at conferences.
Track-record of contributions towards successfully obtaining external
In addition, to be considered at a Level B, you will be able to demonstrate:
Evidence of a significant contribution to research, including high-quality
Demonstrated expert knowledge in programming and computational modelling.
Evidence of obtaining external research funding.
Evidence of supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research students.
Evidence of liaising and collaborating with colleagues to develop co-
operative research initiatives and drive independent research.
Expertise in genomics and bioinformatics.
For a full list of duties and selection criteria, please see the attached
It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to
provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable
You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this
appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from
those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion
webpage contains further information if you require additional support.
Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to
What We Can Offer
This is a full-time, fixed term position (until 31 December 2024) at
Academic level A or B. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the
The full-time equivalent base salary at Level A will be in the range
$85,300 - $94,637, plus super of up to 17% (the total FTE package will be in
the range $99,801 - $110,726).
The full-time equivalent base salary at Level B will be in the range
$99,542 - $118,206, plus super of up to 17% (the total FTE package will be in
the range $116,465 - $138,301).
You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave
loading, salary sacrificing options, discounted private health insurance,
development programs and many other benefits.
For further information, please review The University of Queensland's
Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.
515730Postdoctoral Research FellowResearch FellowPD.pdf
To discuss this role please contact Professor Gabrielle Belz on email:
For application queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org stating the job
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Want to Apply?
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Responses to the Selection Criteria
To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be
considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the
job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including
direct email will not be accepted.
Advertised: 09 Sep 2021
Applications close: 23 Sep 2021 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time