Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Cancer Recovery
University Of Queensland
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Academic level A
Full-time, fixed-term position up to 13 January 2023
Closing date Sunday 11 September at 11.00pm AEST (R-16406)
About This Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at one of the world’s top ranked universities.
As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in cancer recovery, you will focus on developing your expertise and emerging research profile in your discipline and you will contribute to service and engagement roles and activities.
Key responsibilities will include:
Produce quality research outputs consistent with discipline norms by publishing or exhibiting in high quality outlets.
Participate in applications for competitive research funding to support projects and activities.
Work with colleagues in the development of joint research projects and applications for competitive research funding support.
Contribute to progressing towards transfer of knowledge, technology and practices to research end users through translation, including commercialisation of UQ intellectual property.
Develop a coherent research program and an emerging research profile.
Review and draw upon best practice research methodologies.
2. Supervision and Researcher Development
Contribute to the effective supervision of Honours and Higher Degree by Research students (as appropriate).
Demonstrate personal effectiveness in supervision and the management of researcher development.
Effectively lead and develop supervisee performance and conduct by providing feedback, coaching, and professional development.
As appropriate, manage research support staff effectively throughout the employee lifecycle in accordance with University policy and procedures.
Promptly resolve conflict and grievances when they arise in accordance with University policy and procedures.
3. Citizenship and Service
Demonstrate citizenship behaviours that align to the UQ values.
Show leadership of self through collaboration and active participation in priority activities for the unit.
Provide support to other academic positions and unit operations as needed during other team members absences.
Contribute to internal service roles and administrative processes as required, including participation in decision-making and service on relevant committees.
Collaborate in service activities external to the immediate organisation unit.
Begin to develop external links and partnerships by cultivating relationships with industry, government departments, professional bodies and the wider community.
This role is subject to The University’s Code of Conduct.
We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow with:
Completion or near completion of a PhD in any discipline area that addresses cancer recovery.
An emerging profile in research in the discipline area.
Evidence of publications in reputed refereed journals and presenting at conferences.
Evidence of contributions towards successfully obtaining external research funding.
Some experience in meaningful internal service roles and contributions towards external activities.
What We Can Offer
This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position from 1 October 2022 through to 13 January 2023 at Academic Level A.
The full-time equivalent base salary will be $90,180.23 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be $105,510.87 per annum.
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Want to Apply?
All applicants must upload the following document in order for your application to be considered:
Mandatory Immunisations: It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.
Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
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