Postdoctoral and clinical fellow training opportunities

The MBP team is funded purely by competitive grant schemes. Applicants who have already arranged a support package and those looking to apply for postdoctoral or clinical research training fellowships should discuss their situation with relevant team members.

We particularly welcome expressions of interest from clinical research fellows in Pathology, Surgery and Oncology.

Research Higher Degree program

MSc and PhD training opportunities are available for exceptional candidates. Usually, the supervisory team would comprise Prof Lakhani, a senior postdoctoral fellow from the MBP Group and a clinician/research academic from outside the group. We are currently seeking postgraduate trainees in the following areas:

Domestic and self-funded international students

  • Review our research areas and read about them broadly – what are you passionate about? 
  • Contact the relevant team members to discuss your background, interests, goals and current training opportunities. 
  • Check out the UQ Graduate School website for application procedures. 
  • Don’t forget to check out UQ Researchers for other potential supervisory team members who might bring additional depth to your training.

International students who need support for tuition and living

  • Investigate international scholarship opportunities* (e.g. UQ IPRS, Australian Leadership Awards). UQ Graduate School.  
  • Contact the relevant team members to discuss your background, interests, goals and current training opportunities. 

    *Applicants are advised to seek feedback on their competitiveness for these schemes

Bachelor degrees : honours program

Undergraduates with a strong academic portfolio, research and/or relevant experience should contact relevant team members to discuss training opportunities.