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Postdoctoral Research Officer

Apply now Job no:500541
Area:Faculty of Medicine
Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level A1 ($64,533.50 - $87,535.13)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: Herston

The UQCCR is a purpose-built facility located at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital site at Herston, Brisbane. Its mission is to improve health outcomes for individuals and populations based on rigorous, high quality clinical research. This is achieved by facilitating research and training, influencing patient care, and providing translational linkages between basic and applied scientific research, patients and health outcomes.

The role

The successful appointee will drive, with supervision and guidance from senior team members, aspects of a new US Department of Defense research project focusing on understanding changes in calcium signaling in brain metastases from breast cancer. The appointee will have opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration, postdoctoral research training in a translational setting, student/staff supervision and research administration.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in Biomedical Science or closely related field, a minimum of two years’ postdoctoral experience in cancer research or closely related fields. Other requirements include a demonstrated understanding of breast cancer heterogeneity, metastatic progression and experimental tools used to conduct research in this area. Applicants should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to contribute and enrich multidisciplinary teams.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.  This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated. 


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,533.50 - $87,535.12 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $70,664.18 - $95,850.95 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 500541_Postdoctoral_Research_Officer.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr Jodi Saunus ( 

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and brief responses to the selection criteria.

For information on completing the application process click here.


Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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