Griffith University Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

Griffith University is committed to excellence in teaching and research. The University has five campuses and more than 50,000 students in the high growth Brisbane-Gold Coast corridor. Griffith has an excellent working environment and a positive culture which supports staff development and encourages innovation, diversity and creativity.

The opportunity

The Griffith University Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme is an exciting initiative offering up to twelve full-time, two year fixed-term research positions to high calibre early-career researchers. Successful applicants will be based at one of the University's research centres and will contribute to key areas of strength in national and international research.

Up to twelve fellowships may be awarded including one fellowship designated for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Researcher.

Salary range

Research Fellow, Grade 1.4 - 1.5: $85,181 - $88,311 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $99,663 - $103,324 per annum.

Postdoctoral fellows (up to 3 years post-Research Doctorate) are appointed at RF1 levels. In addition, each year the scheme will provide $10,000 for research project costs and $5,000 for collaboration, travel and conference support.

How to apply

For guidelines, application forms and submission instructions please visit:

Application documents can be found at the link above and must be submitted as PDF attachments via Griffith Jobs Portal at Applications received by email will not be accepted.

Applicants must make contact with and prepare their application in consultation with a proposed supervisor. The appropriate Research Centre/Institute Director or Head of School/ Department MUST endorse the application before it is submitted.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that ranks among the top 2% worldwide and spans across five campuses in South East Queensland.

At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme, please contact Tina Anderson, Research Grants Officer, Office for Research

For application queries, please contact Mr Nathan Wehl on +61 (0) 7 373 57359.

Closing date: Wednesday, 29 July 2020 at 11:59 pm AEST.

As the team experiences high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.