QCIF is a not-for-profit company dedicated to providing high-performance computing, data storage, and other cyber infrastructure services to support research and innovation in Queensland.

QCIF’s purpose is to enhance research capabilities and outcomes by providing researchers with access to advanced computing infrastructure and resources. They offer a wide range of services and resources, including high-performance and cloud computing, data science and bioinformatics analysis, research data management tools, digital skills training, and software support.

QCIF, in with partnership with UQ Graduate School, is providing opportunities to PhD candidates to develop their research and transferable skills through a HDR placement. HDR candidates in the EAIT Faculty, or those with a data research background are particularly invited to apply. 

Intended start date: flexible (depending on the project)

Total days: 60 working days (5 days a week or part-time depending on the right candidate)

Location: QCIF office- UQ St Lucia Campus

Please apply using the "APPLY" button below (please do not submit a my.UQ request for this placement). We will then contact shortlisted students to organise interviews with the host supervisor. 

This placement is unpaid but you might be eligible to apply for one of the Graduate School Scholarships


Please see list of immediately available  projects below  Further projects may become available as QCIF examines proposals to develop other resources that servicewould service their members and customers.