Advance your career with us

Smart, dedicated and entrepreneurial our people have a common passion to develop next level solutions for the world's most pressing problems.

The AIBN offers enormous opportunities for scientists ready to make a significant difference to the health of our community and planet. 

Our 400-strong team of world-class minds are changing the game on health, energy and the bioeconomy.

We have a unique blend of exceptional talent, imagination, energy, experience and determination to change the world.

With more than 75% of our team under 30 and more than 50% women we walk our talk on diversity. 

There are opportunities for growth and career progression in an entrepreneurial environment that welcomes game-changing ideas.


The Institute has a range of career opportunities available both within research team and support staff. Positions are advertised through the UQ Careers portal.
With an urgent global need for research translation, we have established an expanded UQ Entrepreneurial Scholar program at AIBN in partnership with industry.
The University of Queensland is committed to providing a wide range of benefits that enhance the working environment and the lives of UQ employees.
With an enviable climate, Brisbane is within easy reach of green rainforests, blue waters and golden beaches – there’s always something to explore in and around Queensland's capital city.

Through diversity, science thrives.

Teams built on equity, diversity and respect enable stronger innovation, greater creativity and happier people. These factors are critical to solving society's serious problems. At AIBN we strive to embed these principles at all levels to benefit our staff and students. It is integral to our culture, our values and the way we do business.


Learn about our equity and diversity initiatives

Research Students

The AIBN also provides outstanding postgraduate training opportunities for those looking to start a career in bioengineering and nanotechnology. For further details of Research Degrees and Scholarship support refer to

Student Opportunities

General enquiries

Please direct general enquiries to our reception team

+61 7 3346 3877

Student enquiries

If you would like to enquire about studying at AIBN please contact our HDR Team

Contact HDR Team