Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow
University of Queensland, School of Psychology

Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow

Job no:505546

Area:Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Salary (FTE):Advertised at multiple classifications

Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term

Location: St Lucia

The School of Psychology

The School of Psychology is one of the most prestigious schools of psychology in Australia, and its strong reputation is built on excellence in both research and teaching. The School has thriving and dynamic research profiles in almost all areas of psychology, and is able to attract visitors from overseas and other institutions in Australia. It possesses good links, often through cross-appointed staff, with other schools in the University, thus creating opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborative research.


Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the School’s web site at


The role
The role of Postdoctoral Research Fellow undertakes research as part the ‘Helping the Medical Matchmakers: Sustaining and Understanding Living Donors’ Project funded by The University of Queensland and undertaken in conjunction with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.


The position will involve the supervision or co-supervision of research students in relevant areas and also applying for both independent and collaborative funding relevant to the project and research focus.


The person
Applicants should possess a PhD (or PhD nearing completion) in Social Psychology or a related field. Demonstrated proficiency carrying out literature reviews within academic databases is essential, as is a developing track record in research publications in national and international journals.


The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to connect and collaborate with colleagues, present research findings, demonstrate expertise in statistical analysis and database management and have a willingness to learn new statistical and data management techniques.


Sound knowledge of literatures relevant to living body component donors evidenced through a demonstrated ability to apply relevant theorizing to advance our understanding of donor recruitment and sustenance is desirable.


The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.


This is a full time role, however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for three years at Academic Research Level A or B. The full-time remuneration package will be as follows:


Academic Level A will be in the range $66,283.50 - $89,285.83 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $77,551.69 - $104,464.42 p.a.).


Academic Level B will be in the range $93,985.59 - $111,607.58 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $109,963.14 - $130,580.86 p.a.).


Position Description
Download File 505546_3044192_PD_ Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Research Fellow.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Barbara Masser on


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.


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Advertised: 30 Nov 2018

Applications close: 14 Jan 2019 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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