Post Doctoral Research Fellow, The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Post Doctoral Research Fellow
Job No.:
Faculty of Science
Salary (FTE):
Academic Level A ($57,330.21 - $77,764.39)
Work type:
Part Time - Fixed Term
School of Veterinary Science

The School of Veterinary Science is part of the UQ Faculty of Science, based at UQ's Gatton Campus.  The School has extensive teaching and research interests across a wide range of fields in veterinary and animal sciences, and works in close collaboration with other Schools, Centres and Institutes at UQ.  The position is a half-time, 3 year appointment in the School's companion animal parasitology group. This group has a focus on public health significance and drug resistance in parasites of dogs, cats and horses. It has strong links with industry and other research providers including CSIRO. 

The role

The successful appointee will perform research related to drug resistance and parasitic diseases of horses, dogs and cats. He or she will conduct and supervise project work and assist in the management of significant aspects of the group's research program. They will also supervise higher degree research students and disseminate research results.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in veterinary parasitology or a related field. He or she should have knowledge of the equine industry, and the management of horses, dogs and cats. Experience in handling these species would be advantageous. You should also have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research career in veterinary parasitology, good general research skills, good communication skills and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary research environment


This is a half-time, fixed term appointment for three years at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $67,958 - $72,949 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $79,511 - $85,351 p.a.).


To discuss this role please contact Glen Coleman on +61 7 5460 1110 or

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Applications closed for this job on 18 Nov 2011
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