Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow (Internal Only)

University of Queensland


September 28, 2021


Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow (Internal Only)

Apply now Job No:516260 Area:Faculty of Business, Economics & Law Salary (FTE):Advertised at multiple classifications Work type:Part Time - Fixed Term Location: St Lucia

The Australian Institute for Business and Economics

The Australian Institute for Business and Economics (AIBE) is a research Centre within UQ's Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL) established in 2014 thanks to a generous donation from a UQ alumnus. AIBE leverages world- class collaborative research capabilities across the three schools in the Faculty. The Institute focuses on Australian and global innovations to address the current needs and future challenges of businesses. To learn more about AIBE, please visit https: //

About This Opportunity

The Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow will be responsible for supporting research, engagement and outreach activities related to regional economic transitions. You will be integral in working to bridge silos across UQ and support research activities to build stronger, more resilient and prosperous regions.

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

Completion of a PHD and previous postdoctoral experience related to regional and rural transitions is required. You should have a demonstrated capacity for independent research which is evidenced by outputs in conference papers, journal articles, industry reports and thought leadership articles. Prior experience developing and maintaining collaborative research-oriented relationships with internal and external stakeholders including across multiple UQ Faculties, industry, government and professional bodies, is integral to the role.

Your excellent organisational and communication skills, will enable you to work in and with multidisciplinary teams, in addition to effectively manage priorities, and concurrent projects. For Academic Level C, you must have developed industry and government networks in regions or relevant to regional areas.

This opportunity is only available to current casual, fixed term or continuing employees at The University of Queensland as well as any Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

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 part-time (0.8), fixed term position for up to 3 years at Academic Research Level B or Level C

For Level B: The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $99,542.80 - $118,206.73, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $116,465.08 - $138,301.87

For Level C: The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $121,939.50 - $140,603.43, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $142,669.22 - $164,506.01

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.

Position Description

516260Research Fellow- Senior Research FellowPD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Brent Ritchie, Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.

For application queries, please contact 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 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: 14 Sep 2021 Applications close: 28 Sep 2021 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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