Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

Nathan, Australia
03 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

Griffith University is committed to excellence in teaching and research. The University has five campuses and more than 43,000 students in the high growth Brisbane-Gold Coast corridor. Griffith has an excellent working environment and a positive culture which supports staff development and encourages innovation, diversity and creativity.

The opportunity

The Griffith University Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme is an exciting initiative offering up to eight full-time, two year fixed-term research positions to high calibre early-career researchers. Successful applicants will be based at one of the University's research centres and will contribute to key areas of strength in national and international research.

Up to eight fellowships may be awarded with one fellowship designated for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Researcher.

Salary range

Research Fellow, Grade 1.4 - 1.5: $81,873 - $84,882 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $95,791 - $99,311 per annum.

Postdoctoral fellows (up to 3 years post-Research Doctorate) are appointed at RF1 levels. In addition, each year the scheme will provide $10,000 for research project costs and $5,000 for travel and conferences.

Applicants must make contact with and prepare their application in consultation with one of the University's research centres, as specified in the guidelines.

How to apply

For guidelines and the application form please visit:

Please DO NOT click the 'APPLY' button. Applications must be submitted electronically scanned in PDF format and emailed to the Office for Research at

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that ranks among the top 3% worldwide and spans across five campuses in South East Queensland.

At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Ms Rhiannon Campbell, Research Grants Officer, Office for Research on +61 (0) 7 373 55060 or

For application queries, please contact Ms Aneta Fijal, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 373 57520.

Closing date: Wednesday, 27 June 2018 at 5 pm AEST.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

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