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Postdoctoral Fellow

Apply now Job no:500801
Area:Faculty of Medicine
Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level B1 ($92,142.74 - $109,419.20)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: Brisbane

Established in 2015, the UQ Child Health Research Centre (UQ-CHRC) brings together some of UQ’s leading researchers to tackle global challenges in child and adolescent health. With research in nutrition and growth, respiratory disease, allied health, environmental health, burns, infectious diseases, cerebral palsy, rehabilitation and child and youth mental health and more, the centre is making a difference to the health of children everywhere.

The UQ-CHRC is co-located with research centres from Children’s Health Queensland and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in the recently completed Centre for Children’s Health Research CCHR), a $134 million purpose-built research facility adjacent to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.

The role

The successful appointee will be involved with two PhD projects that are part of the larger international project CAPICE : “Childhood and Adolescence Psychopathology: unravelling the complex etiology by a large Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Europe”. The focus of these projects is to increase knowledge on genetic risk factors for internalizing problems and for comorbidity in childhood psychopathology. The appointee will have opportunities for international collaboration, PhD student supervision and teaching.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in Statistical Genetics/Bioinformatics or closely related field and a minimum of two years’ postdoctoral experience. Other requirements include a demonstrated understanding of multivariate and longitudinal analyses. Applicants should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to contribute and enrich multidisciplinary teams.


This is a part-time, fixed term 3 year appointment at Academic Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,142.74 - $109,419.20 p.a. FTE, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $86,245.60 - $102,416.37 p.a. pro-rata).

Position Description

Download File 500801_New_Postdoctoral_Fellow.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Christel Middeldorp (

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.

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Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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