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Neuroscience is entering an era of accelerated discovery, promising a new understanding of the mechanisms that regulate brain function and applying this to developing new therapeutics for brain diseases. At the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) we recruit exceptional people from around the world who have outstanding research skills combined with unique perspectives. As part of The University of Queensland, QBI offers its staff modern facilities and equipment, generous superannuation, salary packaging, a flexible work environment and an active social club. Our training opportunities help our staff and students reach their potential through workshops, seminars, a mentoring program and on the job training.

Advertised Vacancies
QBI advertises its research, research support and professional positions on The University of Queensland's future staff website - please refer to both the Academic and General staff vacancies.

Research Fellowships
The Institute hosts a number of senior research fellows including National Health and Medical Research Council Research Fellows, Australian Research Council Fellows and Smart State Fellows, and is interested in attracting further Fellows to the Institute.

The Institute provides attractive packages of support including:

  • Financial support;
  • Access to world class facilities;
  • A multi-disciplinary research environment;
  • Career development opportunities, including training and conference participation;

Research Students
The QBI also provides outstanding research training opportunities for those looking to start a career in neuroscience. For further details of Research Degrees and Scholarship support refer to Student section of the website.

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How to Apply
When applying for positions at QBI, please include an application letter and quote the reference number, as well as a full curriculum vitae with the names and contact details of three professional referees.
Moving to QBI
Every year, dozens of PhD students and postdocs visit the QBI, staying anywhere from a few days to a few years. This page outlines some useful information on moving to Brisbane.