Free open Job in Australasia Postdoctoral Research Fellow at The University of Queensland

The University of Queensland – School of Mathematics and Physics

The discipline of Mathematics is located in the School of Mathematics and Physics in the Faculty of Science. It is the leading provider of applied mathematical and statistical education in Queensland, with extensive undergraduate and postgraduate degrees (MPhil and PhD) and coursework. The Discipline is internationally recognised for its research excellence and hosts a number of first-class research centres. Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the School’s web site at

The role:
The position is linked to an ARC research project on modelling tissue morphology. The successful appointee will carry out research on computational modeling of tissue morphology resulting from mechanical interactions between cells. There is the possibility for collaboration with experimental groups at the UQ Institute for Molecular Biosciences and for participating in international research collaboration in the US.

The person:
Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of Mathematics/Physics with a specialization in Applied/Computational mathematics, expert knowledge in the area of Mathematical Biology, and evidence of contribution to research, including publication of research in peer-reviewed journals.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment for two years at Academic Research Level A. The remuneration package will be in the range AUD$81,545 – $87,535 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range AUD$95,408 – $102,416 p.a.).

To discuss this role please contact Dr Zoltan Neufeld, telephone +61-7-3365-1349 or email To submit an application for this role, go to and use the Apply button.. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

Applications close: 16 June 2017

Job no: 500568

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