Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

Brisbane, Australia
09 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


The School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences encompasses the disciplines of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology and Parasitology. The school has outstanding success in attracting research funding, and hence provides a vibrant research environment. A major research theme of the school is Infection and Immunity, and there is opportunity for collaboration with other researchers through the Australian Infectious Disease Research Centre, a cross-institutional centre which is coordinated from within the school.

The role

The successful appointee will work as part of a laboratory focussed on pattern recognition pathways in the innate immune system, including toll-like receptors and inflammasomes. Involvement in applications for research funding and supervision of honours, masters and doctoral students is anticipated.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in the field of biochemistry or immunology. You should have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research career in molecular immunology, good general research skills, a strong methodological background, excellent analytic skills, very good writing abilities, and the capacity to work in a collaborative environment.

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


This is a full-time fixed term appointment at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,533 - $87,535 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,504 - $102,416 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Katryn Stacey at

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