Future Researchers

A focus on research of an international quality and the fostering of an outstanding research culture have positioned UWA as one of the best universities in Australia and in the top 150 in the world.

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Postdoc support 

Find out what our postgraduates are researching

Since 1911, the University of Western Australia has helped shape the careers of over 100,000 graduates.


Over the years the University has acquired an international reputation for excellence and enterprise. It is regarded as one of Australia's top research institutions, attracting researchers of world standing across the range of disciplines, with international leaders in many diverse fields. 

In 2013, the University sits at 91 on the Academic Ranking of World Universities produced by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Having achieved our aim of being in the top 100 by our centenary, we are now striving to be considered a top 50 university by 2050.

UWA has over 400 postdoctoral researchers working in a range of disciplines and recognises these scholars as fundamental to our research endeavours. One of the objectives of UWA is to recruit, retain and develop high quality researchers.

ARC Future Fellowships

UWA welcomes applicants for Australian Research Council Future Fellowships to join our word-class research teams.

We are seeking top-flight international or Australian mid-career researchers in our priority research areas and emerging areas of strategic importance to join our world-class centres and teams of researchers.

Postdoctoral positions are also advertised on Careers at UWA and applicants may also correspond directly with our research groups.