Research Fellow/ Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Power Systems)

Join one of the top 50 university's in the world, Perform research within the Power Systems research area, Work on our picturesque St Lucia campus with onsite parking options.

School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

It is an exciting time to get involved with the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, located on UQ’s St Lucia campus. The School is ramping up its investment in teaching, research and engagement to create an inspiring, diverse and flexible workplace. The direction is backed by a bold, new strategic vision to ensure the School is at the forefront of meaningful research outcomes and pedagogy across its core impact areas of health, data, automation and energy. Boasting strong student enrolments in professionally accredited programs, combined with world-class researchers and facilities, the School is focused on strengthening its position in the global computer science and engineering communities. By attracting the brightest minds and fostering a truly innovative and collaborative work environment, the School will develop global solutions to contemporary issues and mentor the leaders of tomorrow.

About This Opportunity

The primary purpose of these positions is to perform the research activities within the Power Systems research area and to ensure effective collaboration with the investigators and academics, PhD students and industry partners involved in this project. 

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

For US applicants, please note that Australian Universities use British terminology, as such a Lecturer position is equivalent to that of a non-tenured Assistant Professor position in the US.

Our Ideal Candidate

The successful applicants will collaborate with the other researchers in the project including the higher degree research (HDR) students to meet the research project objectives. The research engineer/post-doctoral fellows will be responsible to deliver the projects milestone commitments and project deliverables.

What We Can Offer

There are up to 2 full-time, fixed term positions for 3 years at Academic level A or Level B.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range of $67,542- $90,982 for a Level A and $95,771 - $113,728 for a Level B, plus super of up to 17%. The total package will be in the range $79,024 - $133,061 depending on the level of appointment.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

Our Selection Process

The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, however, for those candidates who are unable to attend in person, video interview options may be available.   


Want to Apply

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Responses to the Selection Criteria

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Applications Close: Monday, 16 December 2019 at 11:00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time

25/11/2019 $0 Brisbane 1 Engineering
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