63 PhD, Postdoctoral and Academic Positions at The University of Queensland, Australia

PhD Scholarship: Food Justice and Civil society in Australia
Undertake a PhD exploring the capacity for community ‘food justice’ networks under the supervision of Dr Kiah Smith
Research Officer / Research Fellow
Conduct research around the use of technology for the delivery of rehabilitation services to people following motor vehicle accidents
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
A full-time fixed term research fellow opportunity within the School of Mathematics and Physics has arisen.
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Information Security, Governance and Leadership
Contribute to Emerging Interdisciplinary Research & Teaching. Join a Multi-Faculty Initiative. Eduate Top Cyber Security Leaders.
Multiple Academic Positions in Business Information Systems
The Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor positions in Business Information Systems will contribute principally to teaching, research, and service and engagement
Multiple Academic Positions in Finance
An opportunity exists for a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor to contribute to teaching, research, and service and engagement in Finance.
Research Fellow
The School of Biological Sciences are seeking an experience Research Fellow to join their team working on Australia’s threatened plant threatened species and related management and policy approaches.
Lecturer in Strategic Management (Internal Applicants Only)
Teach into the MBA, Executive Education and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Programs at UQ Business School
Research Associate
Exciting opportunity to work on an Australian Research Council program involving research to reconstruct the palaeo-environment of the Kimberley region
Research Assistant
Provide research support on human research projects within the Program in Complex Trait Genomics (PCTG) team.
Senior Research Fellow
An opportunity for a Senior Research Fellow to work on the research and product development of carbon membranes.
Research Assistant
We are seeking a talented researcher who will provide analytical/research support with day-to-day laboratory management for an internationally funded research program developing a new class of antibiotics to treat serious drug-resistant bacterial infections
Academic Lead, Medical Program Student Selection
Lead the process of selection and recruitment of suitably qualified medical students into the Faculty of Medicine MD program.
Academic Lead, Year 1
Continuing academic opportunity to support the teaching and learning of students within first year courses of UQ’s Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program.
Academic Lead, Year 2
Continuing academic opportunity to contribute directly to the integration of teaching and learning activities within second year of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
This position supports a range of interdisciplinary research activities associated with chemical engineering and industry in the area of coal and mineral processing.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The position is to undertake materials and processing research in areas of high-temperature composite materials and in support of the Centre for Advanced Material Processing and Manufacturing within the School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering.
Research Assistant
A new opportunity exists to provide expertise in the area of systems and functional genomics for complex diseases, within the research and development team of the Human Studies Unit.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
A 2 year Postdoctoral Research Fellow in physics contract exists in the Faculty of Science.
Clinical Skills Educator
Opportunity to contribute to the delivery of a positive clinical training experience to medical students within Toowoomba’s Rural Clinical School.
Academic Lead, Hervey Bay UQ
Provide academic and clinical oversight for program activities at The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School (UQRCS) in Hervey Bay.
Professor in Economics
Join one of the leading providers of economics education in Australia as a Professor of Economics in any area of Applied Economics.
PhD Scholarship: High Temperature Processing of Materials
A number of projects have been supported by Australian Research Council and industry in the fields of ironmaking, steelmaking and material processing.
PhD Scholarship: Quantum Optomechanical Ultrasound Sensing
This project aims to leverage quantum optomechanical technologiesto enable the next generation of acoustic sensors for Naval applications
PhD Scholarship – Tackling pests using game theory to support cooperative management
This exciting PhD project aims to develop spatial approaches to modelling pest management for multiple agencies using Queensland as a case study.
Research Officer
Advance your research career with the Diamantina Institute’s Director’s Research Group.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Contribute to projects aimed at elucidating the pathomechanisms of chemotherapy-induced neuropathy within the Centre for Pain Research.
Research Administration Officer
Work with a project management team for Australia’s leading biosciences research institute.
Principal Research Fellow – Conjoint with Metro South Health
Develop, enhance and provide srategic management of a Metro South HHS Health Practitioner research agenda.
Lecturer in Economics (Teaching Focused)
As a Lecturer within the School of Economics you will take responsibility for the preparation and delivery of substantial course modules, engaging in face-to-face, online and blended modes of teaching preparation.
Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery
The School of Veterinary Science is seeking a Small Animal Surgeon for the UQ VETS Small Animal Hospital at Gatton.
Research Fellow in Robotics and AI
The Research Fellow will participate in a new collaboration between CSIRO’s Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group (RASG) & ITEE/UQ in the broad area of AIEnhanced Robotics (AI-R). This initiative is funded through a Collaborative Research Project (CRP) between CSIRO and UQ, and is led jointly by two Principal Investigators (PIs): a RASG researcher and an ITEE faculty member.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Work in close collaboration with Defence Science Technology Group on computational and experimental aspects of high-speed propulsion focusing primarily on simulations of high-speed flow paths including reacting cases.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Soil Carbon
Research aimed at developing synchrotron-based techniques to improve understanding of plant-soil interactions in grain-producing systems
Associate Lecturer
Contribute to Teaching and Learning within the UQ Business School’s Accounting Discipline
Senior Research Technician
Support the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences’ activities in passive sampling research and related consultancy projects.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
A Postdoctoral Research Fellow is being recruited to work with Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) in the Neural Migration Laboratory.
Research Fellow
Research Fellow sought for the Institute for Molecular Bioscience to work alongside Professor Naomi Wray delivering outcomes for The Program in Complex Trait Genomics (PCTG)
Research Assistant
An opportunity for a Research Assistant exists to screen compounds for antimicrobial activity. This includes the preparation of compounds and compound libraries for screening assays, automated and manual microbiological assays, and assay data management and analysis.
Research Assistant
Provide research support in the Neural Migration Laboratory and work with world-class researchers within QBI.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Fundamental study on charge storage mechanism and transport kinetics of sodium ions in batteries and hybrid metal ion capacitors using computational methods.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Research Fellow in Microbial Bioinformatics
Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow opportunity for 2 years focusing on Microbial Bioinformatics/Software Development
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security – Automation
The School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering are currently recruiting a Lecturer – Snr Lecturer within Cyber Security, focusing on Automation.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Get involved in projects towards identifying and testing of novel monoclonal antibodies as therapeutic agents, validated and delivered to the brain via therapeutic ultrasound, in neurogenerative diseases, in particular Alzheimer’s disease.
PhD Scholarship – Plant Operating Strategies for Tailings Management
PhD scholarship opportunity to work with some of the world’s top mineral industry researchers
PhD Scholarship – Novel Reagent Technologies for Arsenic Minerals
PhD scholarship opportunity to work with some of the world’s top mineral industry researchers
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Perform research activities within Australian Research Council Linkage project which aims to develop technology to avoid methane stripping and enhance nitrogen removal.
Research Project Coordinator – Motor Neurone Disease
Contribute to improving health outcomes for individuals and populations within UQ’s Centre for Clinical Research.
Research Assistant (Antibody Technologies)
A new opportunity exists for a Research Assistant to work with the National Biologics Facility (NBF), within AIBN.
Newcrest Funded Research Fellow
The Julius Kruttschnitt Minerals Research Centre and Newcrest Mining are seeking a Research Fellow to be involved in Newcrest sponsored research projects| total package will be in the range from $ 79,024 to $133,061 p.a pending qualification and experience this includes 17% super. contribution | 18 months fixed term | on-site Parking options | St Lucia Campus & Experimental Mine Site – Indooroopilly | access to public transport |
Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow
Postdoctoral Research Fellow opportunity within AIBN | total package will be in the range from $79,025.18 to $133,061.90 p.a pending qualification and experience this includes 17% super. contribution | 3 year fixed term | on-site Parking options | St Lucia Campus | access to public transport |
Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow
Postdoctoral Research Fellow opportunity within AIBN | total package will be in the range from $79,025.18 to $133,061.90 p.a pending qualification and experience this includes 17% super. contribution | 3 year fixed term | on-site Parking options | St Lucia Campus | access to public transport |
Research Assistant
Provide research support focused on the exploration of Nature’s biodiversity to develop molecular probes.
Director, Global Change Institute
Influence Transdisciplinary and Impact-Focused Research Addressing our Changing World at a top tier University
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Postdoctoral Research Fellow opportunity within the School of Biomedical Sciences at leading QLD University.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Queensland Brian Institute seeks a Postdoctoral Research Fellow
PhD Top-Up Scholarships: Defence Science and Technology Group
UQ’s Centre for Hypersonics has four PhD scholarship top-ups available for collaborative projects with the Defence Science and Technology Group (DST Group). The projects, detailed below, will be co-supervised by a DST scientist. The student will be based at UQ St Lucia, but will conduct their experiments at X3’s new location with DST Group at Eaglefarm with DST technical support.
Lecturer in Art History
The School of Communication and Arts is seeking a passionate Lecturer to engage in undergraduate teaching in the Western Civilisation major
Deputy Head of School, School of Economics
The UQ School of Economics is seeking to appoint a Deputy Head of School for a period of 3 years with a continuing Associate Professor/Professor appointment.
PhD Scholarship – Unlocking the archives of the Kimberley’s past
Undertake a PhD modelling the paleoclimate of northwest Australia, under the supervision of Prof. Hamish McGowan & Dr. Stuart Browning
Casual Tutor & Facilitator Expressions of Interest (Business School)
The University of Queensland Business School is seeking Expressions of Interest from Casual Tutors & Facilitators
HDR Scholarship: Additive Manufacturing of Medical Implants
Explore novel allow compositions produced through a suite of additive manufacturing processes and understand processing-microstructure-property relationships. 
PhD Scholarship: Management of marine plastics
An opportunity to be a part of a vibrant research group focussing on sustainability challenges.

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