Postdoctoral Research Fellow
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Area:Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level A1 ($70,729.75 - $94,637.91)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia
School of Psychology
The School of Psychology is one of the most prestigious schools of psychology
in Australia, with a strong reputation built on excellence in both research
and teaching. The School has thriving and dynamic research profiles in almost
all areas of psychology and is able to attract visitors from overseas and
other institutions in Australia. The School has collaborative relationships
through cross-appointed staff with other schools in the University, creating
opportunities for interdisciplinary research.
Information about the School may be accessed on the School web site at
About This Opportunity
An exciting opportunity exists for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow will focus
their efforts on developing their expertise and emerging research profile in a
field of relevance to gerontology and/or neurocognitive function. This role
will work with colleagues and postgraduates in the development of joint
research projects for competitive research funding support. Prepare research
publications and progress reports and participate in regular meetings to
discuss project objectives, methodology and outcomes.
Further duties and responsibilities are listed in the position description.
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.
Our Ideal Candidate
To be successful for this position, you will be able to demonstrate:
Completion or near completion of a PhD and an emerging profile in research
in a field of relevance to gerontology and/or neurocognitive function.
Evidence of publications in reputed refereed journals and presenting at
conferences with an emerging network of industry liaisons and professional
Demonstrated experience with meta-analysis and review-centred applications
such as Covidence and Comprehensive Meta-analysis.
Experience in clinical recruitment, ideally of older adult cohorts in a
Experience conducting in-person neuropsychological testing
Well-developed communication, interpersonal and consultative skills and
the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from a
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 for up to 2 years at Academic Level
The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $70,729.75 -
$94,637.91 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range
$82,753.80 - $110,726.35 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.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Level A PD Final 060921 (1).pdf
To discuss this role please contact Professor Julie Henry
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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: 15 Sep 2021
Applications close: 29 Sep 2021 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time