Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
The University of Queensland - School of Psychology

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Area:Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level A1 ($67,542.89 - $90,982.26)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

School of Psychology

The School of Psychology is one of the most prestigious schools of psychology in Australia, with a 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. The School has collaborative relationships through cross-appointed staff with other schools in the University, thus creating opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

Information about the School may be accessed on the School web site at

About This Opportunity

A new opportunity exists to undertake research focusing on how actions support the construction and maintenance of the sensory and bodily self, as well as body representation and the maintenance of self-other interactions. The broad areas of focus for the laboratory and research group are embodied ownership, body representation, peripersonal space, joint action and action observation, as well as self-reference effects in autobiographical memory.

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.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will hold a PhD in experimental psychology, cognitive neuroscience, or other related discipline, partnered with expertise in either psychophysics, motion capture, virtual reality, EEG or fMRI. You should have an emerging research profile, including evidence of publications in international, peer-reviewed journals and research presentations and conferences. Finally, you will have well-developed communication, interpersonal and consultative skills, which has allowed you to begin to form an emerging network of industry liaisons and professional contacts.

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

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position for 3 years at Academic level A. This position will ideally commence is in February/March 2020, with some degree of flexibility for the right applicant. 

The base salary will be in the range $67,542 - $90,982, plus super of up to 17%. The total package will be in the range $79,024 - $106,448.

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 508501_Postdoctoral Research Fellow_PD.pdf


To discuss this role pleasecontact A/Prof Ada Kritikos

For application queries, please contact 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

Advertised: 25 Sep 2019
Applications close: 23 Oct 2019 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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