Careers

The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) is always looking for people who want to be part of solution-oriented social science.

If you are a research leader, social scientist, or management professional interested in creating public value through quality social research and training, we want to hear from you.

ISSR employs great people in a range of full-time, part-time and casual roles to provide comprehensive research and training services, including:

  • Conducting quantitative research, qualitative research, and/or evaluations for projects commissioned by external clients or supported by competitive grants.
  • Designing, developing and delivering advanced social analysis methods training.
  • Developing new technologies and approaches to enable better research outcomes.
  • Communicating research science effectively to academic and non-academic audiences.
  • Producing persuasive, compelling and accurate proposals to secure research funding.
  • Professional services in administration, finance, human resources, event management, and research administration.

For a confidential discussion about how you could contribute to social science leadership for a better world at ISSR, contact us at issr@uq.edu.au.

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Current opportunities

Business Development Manager

We are seeking an experienced and dedicated Business Development Manager (locally known as a Research Partnerships Manager) for a 12 month Maternity cover position (with potential to extend), within our renowned Institute.
Applications close: 30 January 2020 at 11pm

Research Assistant

We are currently seeking a passionate Research Assistant to assist the ISSR team in a full-time, 3 year fixed-term capacity.  
Applications close: 26 January 2020 at 11pm

Postgraduate Studies

Visit postgraduate studies for information about research opportunities and how to apply

Visiting scholars or research opportunities

To request information about visiting scholars or research opportunities, email issr@uq.edu.au or contact the group leader of a relevant research area featured on our research page