Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute for Social Science Research

Brisbane, Australia
07 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Institute for Social Science Research

The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) is a national leader in advanced social science and evidence based policy research. Our researchers address some of todays most important social scientific and policy questions. In addition to research we also provide postgraduate research training and offer commercial services and training for public and private sector organisations. ISSR is located at the University's new Long Pocket precinct (off Meiers Road, Indooroopilly).

The role

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

Applicants should possess qualifications in relevant disciplines. You should also have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research career in health behaviour, good general research skills, a strong methodological background, excellent statistical and analytic skills, very good writing abilities, and the capacity to work with multidisciplinary research teams.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University‚Äôs Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at Research Academic level A for 2 years with the potential for extension subject to funding. 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

503040_NEW_Postdoctoral Research Fellow.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Rosa Alati on +61 7 3365 6806 or 

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