Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The SQA Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are awarded to outstanding early career researchers will contribute to and enhance research and innovation in the field of quantum science and technology at one of the SQA partner universities.

Applications are encouraged from any research area within the quantum sciences, with recipients able and encouraged to access leading quantum research groups across The University of Sydney, UNSW Sydney, University of Technology Sydney and Macquarie University, as well as masterclasses and other professional development and industry engagement opportunities offered by the SQA.

The successful candidates will be offered a three-year research focused academic appointment at $105,000 to $115,000 per annum AUD (depending on experience and track record) plus a generous contribution to superannuation at one of the partner universities. In addition, the fellow will receive research support and career development funding of up to $30,000 per annum AUD.

Applicants must obtain the endorsement of a school at one of the universities who will employ the successful candidates and provide the required administration and infrastructure. Strong preference will be given to applicants seeking to join the university from another organisation in Australia or from overseas.

Please note that applicants will be subject to the policies and terms and conditions of the university where the student is enrolled.

The applications will be reviewed, ranked and selected by the SQA Selection Committee comprising at least one representative of each university. The committee meets twice per year. Contact us if you would like to know more or express interest.

Applications for round one have closed. A second round will be announced later in the year.

Please contact us to request an application form.