General enquiries

Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR)
The University of Queensland
‚ÄčLong Pocket Precinct 
Level 2, Cycad Building (1018) 
80 Meiers Rd 
Indooroopilly Queensland 4068 Australia

Phone: +61 07 3346 7471
Facsimile: +61 07 3346 7646

Contact ISSR


The University offers a free shuttle bus service from the St Lucia campus to the Long Pocket precinct, which runs every 30 minutes on the hour from Chancellor’s Parade at the UQ, Long Pocket Shuttle Bus timetable

Long Pocket Visitors Guide

Education and Training

Education & Training

Professional development & targeted training courses

Methods for Social Analysis and Statistics (MFSAS)

Supervision for doctoral students

ISSR Postgraduate Coordinator, Dr Cameron Parsell,

Summer and Winter internships (Summer and Winter Research Scholarships)

ISSR Contact, LCC Reporting and analysis coordinator, Lisa Pope,



Commercial services & research consulting

Ms Sue McKell

Data Analysis & Statistical Advising

ISSR Research


Work Opportunities

Work Opportunities

Current opportunities

Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow

  • UQ Job no:50421
  • Salary (FTE):Advertised at multiple classifications
  • Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Location: Brisbane, Other

Applicants should possess PhD (or close to completion) in relevant field (e.g. sociology, demography, economics, psychology, social statistics or a related area). You will have research experience across one or more of the following areas:  family dynamics, life course studies, gender inequality, social  disadvantage/inequality. Ideal applicants will have demonstrated expert knowledge on empirical research methods.


This is a full-time, fixed-term three (3) year appointment at Research Academic Level A or B (this position may be filled at either Level A or B depending on the qualifications and experience of the applicant as per the Position Description). The remuneration package for Level A will be in the range of $64,533 - $87,535 p.a.; and for Level B will be in the range of $92,142 - $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package for Level A will be in the range $75,504 – $102,416 p.a.; and Level B will be in the range of $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.).

Position Description



To discuss this role please contact Professor Janeen Baxter at

Apply here. Applications close 25th April 

Other opportunities

For postgraduate study opportunities, see and email the Postgraduate Administration Officer for further information.

To request information about visiting scholars or research opportunities, email, or contact the Group Leader of the Research Program you are interested in.

For all other current vacancies, please visit UQJobs.



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Room bookings

Room bookings

The Institute for Social Science Research Long Pocket premises features unique spaces for hire that are suitable for meetings, workshops, 
seminars, training and events for University of Queensland organisational units only.

 Please contact the Admin team on 07 334 67471 or email for enquires.

Training Room

The training room allows flexible seating layout options, being a large room of 60sqm. The room has dual presentation screens, one at the front and one at the rear and natural light from the outside deck area.

Seating options

  • Theatre style for 40 people
  • U shape for 16 people
  • Classroom for 24 people
  • 22 laptops available for training


  • Half day (under 4 hours)     $175
  • Full day (4 hours or more)  $350
    $20 per laptop setup    
    $50 for AV 

Board Room

The board room is the perfect size to conduct a professional yet still intimate Board Meeting. Our board room is 40sqm with natural light and a kitchenette available at the back of the room.

Seating options

  • Boardroom for 12 - 20 people


  • Half day (under 4 hours)     $100
  • Full day (4 hours or more)  $200

Open Plan Event Space

The training and board room open up to become one large space of approx 125sqm. (Sir Llew Edwards Level 6 Terrace Room is 174sqm)
The space is perfect for seminars or events.

Seating options       

  • Theatre style with seating for 88 people
  • Stand-up finger food functions/cocktail events 100 people
  • Mobile furniture enables multiple setup options so please contact us to discuss your needs.
  • Price on application