We are part of the School of Biological Sciences at The University of Queensland, St Lucia campus, in Brisbane, where we have both a fly lab and aquaria in the Goddard Building, as well as using the zebrafish facilities elsewhere on campus. The University of Queensland offers competitive scholarships for both Australian citizens and permanent residents and international applicants. More information can be found on the UQ Graduate webpage. Students are welcome to develop projects connected to the main research programs in the lab. Work usually consists of animal wrangling (flies or fish) followed by extensive and intensive data analysis. Students are expected and supported to develop strong statistical skills during their time in the lab. Please visit the pages of our students to learn more about their current projects. McGuigan lab research is funded by The Australian Research Council (ARC) and The University of Queensland.
The group is always interested in hearing from people who are enthusiastic about our area of research and who would like to get involved as a student or researcher.
We have opportunities for:
– Honours students
– Master’s students
– PhD students
If you are interested in joining the McGuigan Lab Group (please click here), or would just like some more information about any of our research, please contact Dr McGuigan one of our lab members directly.
Fellowship and Post-doctoral Positions
We welcome applications for Postdoctoral fellowships through competitive ARC or UQ fellowship schemes. If you are interested in applying for any of these or other external funding, please get in touch with us before applying.
UQ Internal Fellowships
– UQ Early Career Researcher Grant Scheme
– ARC DECRA (Discovery Early Career Researcher Award)
– ARC Future Fellowships