Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Psychology

Brisbane, Australia
27 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Dec 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Psychology

The School of Psychology is one of the most prestigious schools of psychology in Australia, and its 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. It possesses good links, often through cross-appointed staff, with other schools in the University, thus creating opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborative research.

The role

The successful applicant will work with Associate Professor Stefanie Becker to conduct  research on the processes and mechanisms underlying attention, perception and awareness, in particular the neural mechanisms. The appointee will undertake independent and collaborative research projects using a combination of behavioural testing and neurophysiological methods.

The person

Applicants should have a PhD in experimental psychology, cognitive neuroscience or a related field, as well as an understanding of the processes underlying human perception and cognition. S/he will have the ability to manage research projects both independently and in collaboration with others, to design and undertake research, and publish outcomes in high quality outlets.  


This position is full-time, fixed term from 1 January to 31 December 2018 (with the possibility of an extension for a further year) at Research Academic level A.

The remuneration package for Level A will be in the range $64,533 – $87,535 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $70,664 – $95,850 p.a. full-time equivalent).

Position Description

The position description is available here.


To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Stefanie Becker on  

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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Applications close Sunday 17 Dec 2017 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time