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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Apply now Job No:512957
Area:Faculty of Science
Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level A1 ($70,729.75 - $94,637.91)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

The School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences (SCMB) combines the disciplines of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Parasitology into a single academic unit. The School has modern research laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment and research infrastructure. The School includes over 50 academic staff, who are widely published internationally and have extensive research backgrounds. Information about the School and research interests of academic staff may be found on the web site http://www.scmb.uq.edu.au.

About This Opportunity

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow will focus their efforts on developing their expertise and emerging research profile in their discipline. At this level the incumbent will be supported and guided by more senior academic staff with the expectation of an increasing degree of autonomy over time.

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 have a PhD (or near completion) in Chemistry along with experience with electrochemical methods including simulation techniques. Experience in the application of bulk scale electro-synthetic methods, as well as, the ability to carry out standard synthetic organic and coordination chemistry procedures is a must.

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.

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

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position for two years at Academic level A.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $70,729.75 - $94,637.91, plus superannuation 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 PD 3073375 Postdoctoral Research Fellow.pdf

Our Selection Process

Please note that Panel Interviews have been scheduled for week commencing 26 April 2021.

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Professor Paul Bernhardt: p.bernhardt@uq.edu.au

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. 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 UQCareers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

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