51 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.

Joint PhD Scholarship with Oracle Labs
This project will explore code representation learning which aims to generate continuous, distributed, low-dimensional vector representations (called embeddings) for code files.
Research Fellow/ Senior Research Fellow (Internal Applicants Only)
Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow to provide expertise and guidance in the design and execution of super-resolution-based experiments.
Expression of Interest: Acting Head of School (Internal School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry Applicants Only)
Seeking Expressions of Interest for a Head of School to lead the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry. Provide strategic academic leadership of the teaching and research activities.
PhD scholarship – Antibiotic Conjugates: Joining Together to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
This project will investigate three innovative new approaches to address Antimicrobial Resistance.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Postdoctoral Research Fellow sought to manage and undertake research in support of an Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) funded project run by Dr Jaquie Mitchell.
Research Fellow
Opportunity for a highly motivated Research Fellow to make a difference within our Acquired Brain Injury in Children program team.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Soil Science
Support a range of research projects undertaken by the Centre for Water in the Minerals Industry (CWiMI), in the field of soil science.
Facility Manager – StemCore
Facility Manager – StemCore is sought to provide strategic, operational and scientific management of the facility at AIBN.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Focus on the design and synthesis of antiviral materials and the investigation of their virus-killing properties on different surfaces.
Lecturer in Veterinary Reproduction
The successful applicant will undertake teaching and research in the field of veterinary reproduction including anatomy, physiology/biology and behaviour, as well as applied clinical and animal production aspects related to reproduction in common domestic animals.
Research Fellow
Contribute to a Transformative Innovation Policy research agenda which unpacks the role of science and technology policy and Universities in both industrial and social change
PhD scholarship: Artificial intelligence approaches for diagnosing and phenotyping sleep disorders
Focus on developing artificial intelligence (particularly deep learning-based) approaches for diagnostics and phenotyping of sleep disorders, especially sleep apnea
PhD scholarship: Optimization of engineered scaffolds for improved scaffold integration, tissue growth, repair and functional regeneration
Three independent but inter-related PhD projects are available to support a program of research funded under an Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation and Training Centre focussed on Joint Biomechanics (ARC ITTC – JB), a collaboration between UQ, QUT and UNSW, along with multiple industry partners and practicing clinicians.
Various Research-Focused Appointments (UQ Wide)
UQ is recruiting a number of research-focused appointments supported by the Federal Government’s Research Support Package to further Australia’s research workforce, initiatives, and activities.
Research Assistant
Work on the frother chemistry and its influence on coal flotation.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow/ Research Fellow (Internal Applicants Only)
Seeking a dedicated Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow to undertake research in the Institute of Social Science Research
PhD scholarship: Harnessing nanotechnology to unravel the phenotypic heterogeneity of extracellular vesicles
PhD project aims to develop a suite of novel nanotechnologies to study extracellular vesicles with unprecedented depth and is expected to provide a holistic view of their biological role.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Internal Applicants Only)
The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will focus their efforts on developing their expertise and emerging research profile in their discipline
Research Fellow
This position will work with the School of Mathematics and Physics with Professor Diane Donovan and other members of the Centre of Excellence for Plant Success in Nature and Agriculture research group.
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Theriogenology
The School of Veterinary Science is seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Theriogenology to undertake teaching, research and service in veterinary reproduction for all animal species.
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.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow
An exciting opportunity exists for a dedicated researcher to undertake research in The Institute for Social Science Research
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
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in experimental and computational fluid dynamics (Internal Applicants Only)
Perform experimental and computational studies of the granular and hydrodynamics inside froth flotation equipment.
Senior Research Fellow
Undertake research, education, technical assistance and capacity building on the sustainable development of local minerals and materials used in infrastructure, housing, road building, manufacturing, and agriculture.
Research Fellow – Privately Commissioned Public Inquiries
Contribute to a program of research on Privately Commissioned Public Inquires funded under the Australian Research Council’s Linkage Partnership scheme
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow to undertake research in The Institute for Social Science Research
PhD scholarship: Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automated Decision Making (ADM) in Social Services
Two scholarships are available to undertake research on a wide range of PhD projects from diverse academic disciplines examining responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Automated Decision Making (ADM) in Social Services
Research Officer
Fantastic research opportunity to contribute to COVID-19 forecasting and global burden of disease research.
Faculty of Medicine Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow
Open opportunity available within the Faculty of Medicine – nominate which School, Centre or Institute you wish to be considered for!
Research Assistant
Seeking a dedicated Research Assistant to conduct quality research, utilising advanced MRI methods to investigate the role of subcortical brain regions in memory and attention
Senior Research Technician/Research Assistant
Opportunity to provide advice and support the research conducted in the laboratory at UQ’s Diamantina Institute.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Bio and Pharmacokinetic Analysis)
Seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic postdoctoral scientist to assist with our antimicrobial and COVID-19 focused clinical academic and regulatory research programme!
Research Assistant
Work within the Human Studies Unit, providing research support services in the management of biological samples and generation of system genomics data.
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.
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.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The School of Civil Engineering is seeking an enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Fellow to contribute to research funded by the ARC Linkage Funding Scheme and Redland City Council focussing on the coastal flow slides at Amity Point, the World’s most dynamic beach.
Research Operations Coordinator
Opportunity to support the strategic growth of research into Cerebral Palsy – facilitating better health outcomes for children and families
Clinical Trial Manager
Fantastic opportunity to coordinate nationally & internationally recognised multi-centre investigator-initiated studies, in the area of gynaecological cancer.
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia
Amazing opportunity to work in one of the largest Veterinary science groups in the Southern Hemisphere!
Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor in Biostatistics
Opportunity to lead the biostatistics teaching and research in the School of Public Health.
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Periodontology (Clinical Academic)
An opportunity exists for a Clinical Academic to undertake teaching and research in Periodontology
PhD scholarship: MRI sequence programming and deep learning reconstruction
Exciting opportunity for two PhD students to innovate on novel MRI methods that can be eventually applied to neuroscience and neurological diseases.
PhD Economics Top-Up scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student
Scholarship is available to encourage and support Australian Indigenous PhD students to undertake research at the Schools of Economics at The University of Queensland.
Head of Radiochemistry
We are currently searching for an experienced Radiochemist to join our team based in Brisbane, Australia. Your primary responsibility will be the research and development of new radiochemistry syntheses and novel radioligands.
Senior Research Fellow – Mine Environmental Management
Manage and support a range of research projects undertaken by the Centre for Water in the Minerals industry, as well as ensure delivery of research objectives.
Expression of Interest – Casual Professional Experience Facilitator
Seeking expressions of interest from Casual Professional Experience Facilitators to represent the School of Education and will be the first point of contact for the schools and students during professional experience placements.
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. 
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.
PhD scholarship: Catastrophic rock and concrete brittle failures
Develop a new paradigm of monitoring, prediction and prevention of dangerous skin rock burst-type failures
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

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