Research Officer/Postdoctoral Research Fellow - School of Pharmacy

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide Mail Centre, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime

  • School of Pharmacy

  • Academic Level A

  • Part-time, fixed-term position for 2 years

  • Closing date Friday 5 August at 11.00pm AEST (R-14765)

About This Opportunity 

We are seeking a highly motivated Research Officer/Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the dedicated research team within our world-leading School of Pharmacy. Our School of Pharmacy is one of the largest Schools of this type in Australia with over 50 academic staff (including joint appointments with the community, hospital and government pharmacies) who are widely published internationally and have extensive research backgrounds.

This position is part of a Medical Research Future Fund project: Knowledge brokers for evidence translation to improve quality use of medicines in residential aged care . As a Research Officer/Postdoctoral Research Fellow, you will be part of the UQ team of researchers working in collaboration with Monash University and other project partners, to improve quality use of medicines for people living in residential aged care.

Located at Brisbane’s Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE) precinct, adjacent to hospital, research and industry partners, this is an exciting opportunity for you to develop your expertise and emerging research profile in quality use of medicines. At this level, you will also contribute to the effective supervision of Honours and Higher Degree by Research students (as appropriate) and participate in and contribute to service and engagement roles and activities.

This role is subject to The University’s Code of Conduct .  

About You  

Our ideal candidate will have completed, or nearly completed, a PhD in a health-related area, or be an experienced health professional with some experience in research or project management.

In addition, you will possess:

  • An emerging profile in research in a health-related 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 part-time (60-80% negotiable), fixed-term position for 2 years at Academic Level A. 

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $72,144 - $96,530 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $84,408 - $112,940 per annum. 

The following flexible employment options may be available for this role: part-time percentage negotiable, some working from home; variable start or finish times. 

For further information about UQ’s benefits, please visit Why Work at UQ and review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018 - 2021 . 


To discuss this role please contact Dr Adam La Caze (Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy) at .

For application queries, please contact stating the job reference number in the subject line. 

Want to Apply? 

All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You’ section  

  • Resume 

Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box during the application form.

Please include in the cover letter your part-time percentage/hours preference.

Other Information 

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.  

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

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