Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Organisational Behaviour

University of Queensland Business School

Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Research Fellow in Organisational Behaviour

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Area:Faculty of Business, Economics & Law
Salary (FTE):Advertised at multiple classifications
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

The University of Queensland Business School

The University of Queensland Business School is independently ranked as one of the top business schools in Australia and among the leading institutions worldwide. Our mission is to cultivate courageous thinkers who empower future leaders to positively transform business and society.

Based at the St Lucia campus as part of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, the School brings together 12,000 students and 200 subject experts. 

About This Opportunity

Join a research-intensive Business School with vibrant research community in the broad area of Organisational Behaviour, contributing to our strategic investment and growing expertise in Trust, Ethics, and Governance.  The applicant will work closely with Professor Tyler Okimoto, contributing to collaborative research outcomes in the area(s) of organisational justice, justice/trust recovery, forgiveness/reconciliation, behavioural ethics, intergroup dynamics, and leadership.

You will work closely with your academic colleagues in the development of joint research projects and prepare research manuscripts for publication in high quality international journals. Some teaching and service may be required, but will constitute a small proportion of this research-focused role.  At Academic Level A, the Postdoctoral Research Fellow will also contribute to supervision at honours and postgraduate levels. At Level B, the Research Fellow will be expected to mentor, co-supervise, and attract postgraduate research students, in addition to writing and submitting competitive research tenders and grant proposals. 

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.

Our Ideal Candidate

You should possess or be near completion of a PhD in management, organisational behaviour, organisational psychology, social psychology or a related discipline. You should have demonstrated experience in conducting and analysing quantitative research, including advanced analytic techniques. A strong ethic of project delivery and evidence of research activity and publications in high quality journals (relative to opportunity) is essential to the role.

Your excellent written and verbal communication skills will enable you to establish effective relationships; and represent and promote the research area at a university and wider community level. Demonstrated expert knowledge in one or more of the following research literatures, is essential: organisational justice, justice/trust recovery, forgiveness/reconciliation, behavioural ethics, and/or intergroup dynamics.

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

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position for up to 3 years at Academic Level A or Academic Level B.

For Level A: The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $70,449.07 - $94,637.91 per annum, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $82,753.80 - $110,726.35 per annum.

For Level B: The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $99,542.79 - $118,206.74 per annum plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $116,465.07 - $138,301.88 per annum

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.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

 515979_Postdoc Research Fellow-Research Fellow_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Tyler Okimoto, Deputy Head of School (School of Business).

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

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. 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 UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received

Advertised: 02 Sep 2021
Applications close: 08 Oct 2021 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time