Bartlett Fellowship Group Leader

St Lucia, Australia
$109,586.85 - $126,360.11
07 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Queensland Brain Institute

Established in 2003, QBI ( is housed on the St Lucia campus of UQ. It is home to more than 450 staff and students, including 41 group leaders, working across a range of disciplines, who are focused on discovering the fundamental mechanisms that regulate brain development and function in health and disease. 

Over the past decade QBI has become known as one of the world's leading neuroscience research institutes. It played a key role in contributing to UQ attaining the highest possible score of 5 for neuroscience, in the 2010, 2012 and 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) reviews, one of only two universities in Australia to achieve this. 

The role

This position is aimed at enhancing the existing QBI research into neural plasticity, especially into understanding the regulation and function of neurogenesis in the adult brain.

The successful appointee will have access to start-up resources and some ongoing support, and will be encouraged to apply for his/her own research funding. There are opportunities to work with large population-based data sets and to be part of research teams, to address individually-developed and collaboratively-generated research questions, and to supervise honours, masters and doctoral students.

The person

The successful candidate will have a strong record of research achievement in the neurosciences, especially in the area of neurogenesis, and will be expected to establish and head a world-leading research group.

QBI encourages applications from female researchers.


This is a full time, fixed term appointment for 5 years, at Academic Level C. The remuneration package will be in the range $109,586.85 - $126,360.11 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $128,216.61 - $147,841.33 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Professor Pankaj Sah by telephone: +61 7 3346 6311, or by email:

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