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



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The University of Queensland is a public research university located primarily in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland. Founded in 1909 by the state parliament, UQ is Australia’s fifth oldest university, and colloquially known as a sandstone university.


Facility Scientist – Image Processing and Analysis
An exciting opportunity to support users of The Centre for Advanced Imaging in image analysis including MRI, PET and CT.
DVClinSci scholarship: Residency in Emergency and Critical Care (ECC)
The offered position is a 3.5 year program which includes intensive clinical training in emergency and critical care through a formal residency program, and research-by-thesis training leading to the award of a Doctor of Veterinary Clinical Science (DVClinSc)
Academic Lead, Year 2
Play a key role in supporting the teaching and learning of students enrolled in courses within the second year of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program.
DVClinSci scholarship: Residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine (Equine emphasis)
The offered position is a 3.5-year program which includes intensive clinical training in Large Animal Internal Medicine (Equine emphasis) through a formal ACVIM-approved residency program, and research-by-thesis training leading to the award of a Doctor of Veterinary Clinical Science (DVClinSc).
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Postdoctoral Research Fellow is sought to undertake a project in Professor Mehdi Mobli’s group at the Centre for Advanced Imaging.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Research Fellow
Work with Prof Jochen Mueller on the development of world leading research related to understanding the human exposome
Research Associate
Exciting opportunity to work on an Australian Research Council program involving research to reconstruct the palaeo-environment of the Kimberley region
Primary Care Workforce Lead
Opportunity to lead and promote rural primary care and rural generalism to increase the primary care workforce across the Regional Training Hub (RTH) Central Queensland region. 

Biostatistician
Opportunity to contribute to a key project which analyses the administrative data and creation of a final report to Cancer Australia.
Lecturer in Applied Linguistics
The School of Languages and Cultures are seeking a Lecturer to coordinate and teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Industry Research Fellow (Business Analytics and Innovation)
The UQ Business School is seeking to appoint a Applied Research Fellow specialising in Business Analytics and Innovation.
PhD scholarship: Process metallurgy of high temperature oxide systems in support of copper metal recycling and the development of the circular economy
Work as part of the Pyrometallurgy Innovation Centre (PYROSEARCH) team and provide important research outcomes to our Australian and international industry sponsors
Research Assistant
Working in QAAFI, this role will be integral in supporting research into topical application of RNA interference aimed at protecting crops and fungal diseases.
PhD scholarship: Developing new treatments for children with brain cancer
The Children’s Brain Cancer Initiative based at UQDI is a collaboration between multiple Universities and Research Institutes, and the Queensland Children’s Hospital.  As part of this Initiative we have PhD scholarships for suitably qualified applicants.
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
Support projects to develop genome manipulation tools and understand the molecular basis of plant variation.

Data and Image Processing Scientist
An exciting opportunity to work with the CMM team to provide data management, analysis and visualisation expertise to support research projects using CMM facilities.
Research Manager – Analytical Services
An opportunity exists to lead and manage a services team of Research Analysts and Laboratory Technicians to deliver high quality sample preparation methods and analytical activities across a range of research and consultancy projects
Research Manager (Operations)
An opportunity exists to provide a high-quality operational service to the Centre to ensure the sustainability of the Centre’s core research activities
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Conduct and be involved in the co-ordination of a large and globally unique retrospective and prospective biospecimen resource. The ideal candidate will have expertise in Python and R programming and other informatic tools to enable image and genomic analysis. This position is well suited to skilled bioinformatician with a strong molecular biology background.
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animal Production Science
The School of Agriculture & Food Sciences seeks an outstanding Academic in Animal Production Science at Level B or C to extend its capacity at UQ Gatton campus.
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Soil Science
The School of Agriculture & Food Sciences seeks an outstanding Academic in Soil Science at Level B or C
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Lead research projects and co-supervise HDR students working on related projects in this Full Time, Fixed Term opportunity.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow/ Research Fellow
Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow is sought to undertake a project in Professor Helen Cooper’s group at QBI.
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology
Full-time continuing opportunity for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pathology to join one of the largest Veterinary science groups in the Southern Hemisphere

Scientific Officer – Microbiology and Histology
A great opportunity for a Scientific Officer to provide support to the teaching, diagnostic services and research missions of the School of Veterinary Science in the disciplines of Microbiology and Histology.
Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry
An exciting opportunity for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry to join the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences.
Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Chemistry
An exciting opportunity for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to join the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences.
PhD scholarship: Combined Dynamic/Biaxial Compression Failure Mode of Geostructures
Perform high-quality research in the field of rock testing and fracture mechanics.
PhD scholarship: Thermo-Mechanical Damage Behavior of Rock Under Polyaxial Stresses
Perform high-quality research in the field of rock fracture mechanics
Theme Lead, Safe and Effective Clinician (internal applicants only)
Opportunity to lead the development of the Safe and Effective Clinician theme for the new MD curriculum due to have students starting in 2023.
Theme Lead, Kind and Compassionate Professional (Internal Applicants Only)
Opportunity to lead and drive the development of the Kind and Compassionate Professional theme for the new MD curriculum due to accept its first students in 2023.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join an ARC Discovery project which has the aim to develop novel and innovative spatiotemporal data management systems and privacy protection techniques.
Facility Manager – StemCore
Facility Manager – StemCore is sought to provide strategic, operational and scientific management of the facility at AIBN.
Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow
Play a key role in the investigation of legal and ethical implications of using autonomous systems in the armed forces.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Postdoctoral Research Fellow is sought to join the laboratory of Associate Professor Timothy Mercer which undertakes a combination of cutting-edge laboratory and bioinformatic research in genomics, transcriptomics and synthetic biology.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Undertake high quality research in the topic area of mineral flotation and mineral processing technologies.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering are seeking an experienced Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join a research effort directed to the development of novel ceramic matrix composite manufacturing processes.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Microbiology
Postdoctoral Research Fellow is sought to focus on investigating the molecular and genetic basis of bacterial resistance to existing and novel antimicrobials.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Chemoinformatics
Postdoctoral Research Fellow is sought to focus on investigating chemo-informatic machine learning methods to analyse the extensive antimicrobial data from the groups research and public sources.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research Fellow is sought to focus on the creation of antibiotic hybrids, where antibiotics are derivatised then functionalised with other antibiotics, antibodies, siderophores or virulence factors, or used to activate the immune system to target bacteria.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Biomedical Engineering
The School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to assist with biomedical engineering-related research.
PhD scholarships: Materials science and engineering and in additive manufacturing
The successful applicants will work on two Australian Research Council (ARC) funded Discovery Projects
Senior Lecturer – Biomedical Engineering
Teach core Chemical Engineering courses | Research, engagement and postgrad supervision
Clinical Educator (Nursing)
Support effective, high quality rural training experience for pre-registration nursing and midwifery students. Charleville location.
PhD scholarship: Rainforest wildlife ecology and conservation
2x 3.5 year scholarships working with Dr Matthew Luskin to assess impacts from the loss of native predators (quolls), rise of invasive predators (cats, foxes) and the invasive herbivores (pigs, deer, etc) on food web dynamics and biodiversity.
Clinical Lead for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Service, Departmental Lead for Research
This is a fantastic opportunity to be a pivotal link between clinical service and academic teaching of The University of Queensland’s medical students.

PhD Top-up scholarship: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and hydrogeologists collaborating to better understand and manage groundwater resources
Collaborate with members of a team and traditional-knowledge holders in relation to groundwater in one or more study areas in Queensland and investigate effective ways for knowledge sharing between customary landowners and hydrogeologists.
PhD Top-up scholarship: Integration of Indigenous knowledge into post-mine land use planning
The Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander PhD student will work with a team in relation to pre- and post-mine land and water use.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The position provides the opportunity to undertake postdoctoral research into the fundamental rules governing the origin and evolution of animals, as part of team of researchers and PhD students in the Marine Genomics Lab at UQ.
PhD scholarships: Automation of cyber software security targeting on agriculture, smart contract and blockchain, Internet-of-Things and mobile devices
The School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering are seeking passionate PhD researchers who are interested in Cybersecurity.
DVClinSc scholarship: Equine Surgery
The offered position is a 3.5 year program which includes intensive equine surgery through a formal residency program accredited by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and research-by-thesis training leading to the award of a Doctor of Veterinary Clinical Science (DVClinSc).
DVClinSc scholarship: Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
The offered position is a 3.5 year program which includes intensive clinical training in Large Animal Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation through a formal residency program, and research-by-thesis training leading to the award of a Doctor of Veterinary Clinical Science (DVClinSc).
PhD scholarships to support Category 1 project grants
These scholarships are funded by the Australian Government to assist PhD students with their living costs. Scholarships are offered for projects that are aligned with recently awarded Category 1 research grants. They offer students the opportunity to work with leading researchers and contribute to large projects of national significance. Available projects are organised under the following areas: Health Science, agriculture, environment and agribusiness Engineering, architecture and information technology Humanities, education, psychology, music, business, law and social sciences
PhD Scholarship: Quantum Optomechanical Ultrasound Sensing
This project aims to leverage quantum optomechanical technologiesto enable the next generation of acoustic sensors for Naval applications

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