Research Officer in Chemistry

Brisbane, Australia
08 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Chemical Engineering

The School of Chemical Engineering is an international leader in the chemical engineering field and has an excellent international reputation built over many decades at The University of Queensland.

We deliver quality programs and leadership in chemical engineering education, research and development, and expert consulting to support the process industries. Undergraduate teaching within the School focuses on the disciplines of chemical, biological, environmental and metallurgical engineering and postgraduate programs are available in growing fields including water, sustainable energy and petroleum engineering.

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The role

The successful appointee will be responsible for lab management, conducting research work of their own area in relation to materials for electrochemical energy storage and conversion, being involved in supervision of postgraduate/undergraduate students, teaching if required, community service and administration.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a related scientific field. You should have demonstrated experience on lab management; skills in dealing with postgraduate students, skills and capability in conducting innovative research; demonstrated skills and capability of writing scientific papers in English; and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.

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 role is a full-time position; 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 at Research Academic Level A for one year with possible extension. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,533. - $87,535.p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,504 - $102,416p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 505061_Research Officer_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact George Zhao on +61 73346 9997 or

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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Application Closing Date - 5th November, 2018 11:55 pm E. Australian Standard Time.