Postdoctoral Research Fellow - School of Business

University of Queensland

Australia

October 5, 2022

Description

  • Business School
  • Academic Level A
  • Fixed-term position for up to 12 months
  • Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis (R-05806)
  • About This Opportunity

    This major ARC funded fellowship aims to explain, predict and change consumer behaviour in enjoyment-focused contexts – such as vacations – to be more environmentally responsible. In advancing this significant research, the Postdoctoral Research Fellow will work closely with the ARC Laureate Fellow, contributing to collaborative research outcomes.

    This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia's most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane's city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

    About You

    With a demonstrated ability to work collegiately in a research team and conducting and analysing quantitative research, including advanced analytic techniques, you should have completed or submitted for examination a PhD (preferably in behavioural sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, tourism or business studies). Evidence of research activity and publications in high quality journals, relative to opportunity is essential to the role. You should demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm, self-motivation and strong work ethic, in addition to your ability to establish effective relationships internally and external to the university. As well as being able to demonstrate the following:

  • Completed or submitted for examination a PhD (preferably in behavioural sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, business studies or tourism, but other educational backgrounds will be considered)
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a research team and experience in conducting and analysing quantitative research, including advanced analytic techniques.
  • Evidence of research activity and publications in high quality journals, relative to opportunity.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and a strong ethic of project delivery and reporting to specification.
  • A collegiate, collaborative mindset, an ability to establish effective relationships and to represent and promote the research area at a university and wider community level, including industry, government and professional bodies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from a multidisciplinary background.
  • Ability to translate constructive criticism into research improvements.
  • 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 recruitment@uq.edu.au.

    What We Can Offer

    This is a full-time, fixed term position for up to 12 months at Academic level A.

    The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $72,144.35 - $96,530.67 per annum, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $84,408.9 - $112,940. per annum.

    You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

    For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

    Questions?

    To discuss this role please contact Professor Sara Dolnicar, ARC Australian Laureate Fellow.

    For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Responses to the About You section
  • Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box during the application form.

    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.

    Visa sponsorship may be available for this appointment. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

    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 recruitment@uq.edu.au.

    If you are a current employee of the University, or hold an unpaid or affiliate appointment with the University, 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.

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    About the employer

    The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, this university has educated and worked with outstanding...