Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
University of Queensland School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Australia

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences


Job No:510406

Area:Faculty of Science

Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level A1 ($69,342.89 - $92,782.26)

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.

About This Opportunity

This project aims to construct species and functional sensitivity distributions to enable derivation of stress thresholds for populations of marine bacteria. Ecotoxicological assays using labelled substrates will be developed to enable quantification of microbial activity loss with contaminant exposure and climate pressure.

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.

For US applicants, please note that Australian Universities use British terminology, as such a Lecturer position is equivalent to that of a non-tenured Assistant Professor position in the US

Our Ideal Candidate

The applicant should possess a PhD (or progress towards) specialising in one or more of the following areas: environmental microbiology, microbial ecophysiology, single cell microbiology.

Please refer to the Position Description for additional duties and desired selection criteria. 

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 three years at Academic level A. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $83,627.77 - $92,782.26, 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 PD Postdoctoral Research Fellow 510406.pdf

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Nicole Webster on n.webster@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 UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Advertised: 04 Jun 2020

Applications close: 04 Jul 2020 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time


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