Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow in Neurobiology

Brisbane, South East Queensland, Australia
$92,142 - $130,150p.a.
02 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Mar 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
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 developing models for the advancement of new targets for neuromodulation. The position also involves the study of current neuromodulation techniques to understand the impact of deep brain stimulation on neural function. 

Consideration will be made to appoint the successful candidate as a Group Leader.  

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of neurobiology or a closely related discipline and have a strong existing research profile in Neuromodulation. You should demonstrate a desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research career, have good general research skills, an ability to perform independent research and the capacity to work with multidisciplinary research teams.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Applications are also encouraged from women.


This is a three year fixed term appointment at academic research level B or C. Level of appointment commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience  The remuneration package will be in the range $92,142 - $130,150p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $152,276 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 3037538_500293_Research Fellow_Senior Research Fellow.pdf


To discuss this role please contact QBI Director, Professor Pankaj Sah at

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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Important: please do not send your application directly to the person listed in the enquiries section of the advertisement.  Applications not received via UQ Jobs online system will not be considered. 

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