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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Apply now Job No:513972
Area:Faculty of Science
Salary (FTE):Advertised at multiple classifications
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

School of Mathematics and Physics

The School of Mathematics and Physics is internationally recognised for its teaching and research excellence. Many staff members in the school have won university and national awards for their teaching innovation and excellence. There are around 110 full-time academic staff members, and 21 professional staff who provide professional, technical and administrative support. The School teaches a comprehensive undergraduate program in science, mathematics, statistics, and physics, as well as performing service teaching for students of engineering and the life sciences. There is also an extensive postgraduate research program which currently has more than 100 Research Higher Degree students enrolled.

About This Opportunity

This position will focus on performing research in the area of optical quantum information aimed at realizing the goals and milestones of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computing and Communication Technology.

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

Our ideal candidate will hold a PhD (or equivalent) in theoretical quantum communication and/or optical quantum computing research or a closely related area, along with a strong track record of publication of research findings in peer reviewed journals and conferences. At a Level B the candidate will have contribution to effective supervision of Honours and Research Higher Degree students and evidence of contribution towards successful external grant applications.

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 recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position for 18 months at Academic level A or B.

The full-time equivalent base salary at Academic level A will be in the range $70,729.75 - $94,637.91, plus super of up to 17%. 

The full-time equivalent base salary at Academic level B will be in the range $99,542.80 - $118,206.73, plus super of up to 17%. 

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

Download File LevelA_B_Postdoctoral Research Fellow_Ralph (2).pdf

Our Selection Process

The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, however, for those candidates who are unable to attend in person, video interview options will be available.   

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Timothy Ralph: t.ralph@uq.edu.au

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 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.

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