Research Fellow, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Brisbane, Australia
05 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The UQ School of Dentistry has a long and proud tradition of 82 years of strength in dental education and research, and attracts high achieving students nationally and internationally. UQ is a leading source of expertise in the local, national and international dental community and has been a key contributor to achieving effective solutions to contemporary issues and challenges. The School has strong collaborations within and outside the dental profession.

As part of the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, the School of Dentistry offers the Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) program and specialist post-graduate programs (Doctor of Clinical Dentistry). The School of Dentistry also has a growing cohort of research higher degree students.

Research within the School is focused on a number of themes, and crosses a range of areas from laboratory based research through to technologies applied in clinical practice and dental public health.

The role

The Research Fellow will works as part of a research team focusing on tissue engineering strategies for periodontal and oro-facial regeneration.

The person

We are seeking applicants with a PhD or equivalent with high level technical skills and experience in contemporary cell and molecular biology. The successful applicant will be able to design and conduct research experiments with limited supervision, evaluate and interpret results, prepare scientific reports and present analysed data. Demonstrated ability to prioritise your own workload is essential, as is the ability to work independently, meet deadlines and work collaboratively with colleagues.

Broad knowledge of regenerative medicine, as well as an understanding of tissue engineering principles and willingness to work with animals, is desirable.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at Academic Research Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range of $92,142 - $109,419 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 501733_Postdoctoral Research Fellow_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Saso Ivanoski, (

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