Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Brisbane, Australia
06 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is a vibrant, multidisciplinary School with extensive teaching and research programs covering the fields of Geology, Geography, Environmental Management, Occupational Health and Safety Sciences and Planning. The School offers a wide range of undergraduate programs, coursework masters degrees and postgraduate training in research via the Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy, with over 150 students currently enrolled in these degrees. The School has a strong research profile and enjoys an excellent success rate in nationally competitive grants and has a strong record of high quality publications.

The role

The successful appointee will provide research leadership and project coordination in a funded research project. The appointment will focus on coordinating data collection, analysing and integrating social and ecological data, and contributing to the dissemination of project findings through reports and academic publications.

The person

Applicants should possess a social science PhD or equivalent in a relevant field (e.g., psychology, sociology, social geography, marketing). You should have an understanding of social theory, proven capacity to conduct high-level statistical analyses, an ability to work collaboratively and independently, excellent time management skills, and a high level of professionalism.

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’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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 Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $81,545 - $87,535 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $95,408 - $102,416 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File Postdoctoral Research Fellow Level A March 1.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Kelly Fielding on +61 7 3365 1125 or

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