Research Officer/Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Allied Health)

University of Queensland
February 14, 2023
Offerd Salary:$74,308 - $99,426
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
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  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

  • Academic Level A

  • Part-time, fixed-term position for 2 years (May 2023 - May 2025)

  • Closing date 14 February 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (R-21650)

  • About This Opportunity

    We are seeking a highly motivated Research Officer/Postdoctoral Research Fellow with expertise in Speech Pathology, or a related field, to join the dedicated research team within our world-leading School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. This School, home to the professional disciplines of Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology, is at the forefront of innovation in health and well-being education and research in Australia and around the world.

    This is an exciting opportunity to support and manage research associated with a funded research project relating to communication access and technology. As the Research Officer/Postdoctoral Research Fellow, you will be responsible for managing the effective implementation of this research, including study initiation processes, project implementation and delivery, and management of participating sites and collaborator relationships.

    Based at our Herston campus, UQ's premier campus for clinical health teaching and research, you will have the opportunity to develop your expertise and emerging research profile in your discipline and contribute to service and engagement roles and activities of the established aphasia research groups within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

    This role is subject to The University's Code of Conduct.

    About You

    As a suitably qualified and experienced Research Officer/Postdoctoral Research Fellow, you will possess:

  • Clinical qualifications in speech pathology or a related field, and completion or near completion of a PhD.

  • An emerging profile in research in the discipline area, demonstrated through evidence of an established record of publications in high-quality peer-reviewed outlets such as reputed refereed journals and presenting at conferences.

  • Some experience in meaningful internal service roles and contributions towards external activities.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work with colleagues at all levels.

  • An ability to work independently, and collaboratively whilst prioritising own workload, working responsibly to meet deadlines.

  • Qualitative research experience is desirable.

  • What We Can Offer

    This is a part-time (80%), fixed-term position from 22 May 2023 through to 31 May 2025, at Academic Level A.

    The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $74,308 - $99,426 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $86,941 - $116,329 per annum.

    The following flexible employment options may be available for this role: part time/job share; some working from home; variable start or finish times.

    For further information about UQ's benefits, please visit Why Work at UQ and review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018 - 2021.


    To discuss this role please contact Dr Sarah Wallace (Senior Research Fellow, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences) via [email protected]

    For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

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

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume', which is step one of the application form.

    Other Information

    Mandatory Immunisations: It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

    Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

    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 our 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 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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