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

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Job no:507378
Area:Faculty of Science
Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level A1 ($67,542.89 - $90,982.26)
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.


The role

The position will conduct research focussed on the design and synthesis of light-emitting dendrimers for use in organic light-emitting diode-based solid-state lighting. In this context organic includes both all-organic and/or organometallic materials.


The person

The applicant should possess a PhD or post-doctoral experience in a relevant area of synthetic chemistry. You should also have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research career, good general research skills, a strong methodological background, very good writing abilities, and the capacity to work with multidisciplinary research teams.


The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.


Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.



This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 2 years at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $$67,542 - $90,982 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $79,024 - $106,448 p.a.).



To discuss this role please contact Professor Paul Burn at

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.


Advertised: 09 Apr 2019

Applications close: 07 May 2019 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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