Careers and study
Working at The Florey
The Florey recruits world-class researchers, both locally and internationally, and we engage the highest quality staff to support them. Our reputation for innovative research and our position as the leading brain research institute in the Southern Hemisphere attracts the best and brightest.
Studying at The Florey
The Florey is a highly supportive training environment with supervisors who are leaders in their field, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment and mentoring programs. You’ll be supported from day one to develop your research career, forge connections with students and research staff alike, and achieve your career aspirations.
Florey associations and committees
Diversity, equity and inclusion
The Florey has a deep commitment to diversity and creating an inclusive workplace culture where our people can excel and thrive.
We support our exceptional people to make a profound and positive impact on the local and global research community.
Our Equality in Science Committee (EQiS) is formed of research and professional staff members who work alongside the Florey’s departments to assist in providing a supportive workplace.
The Florey is committed to encouraging the next generation of neuroscience researchers. We offer a very small number of placements for secondary school work experience to students in years 10–12. Work experience with us is a great way to observe researchers directly in a laboratory or in a clinical setting, over a range of locations and fields. Work Experience Program (WEP) students can expect to:
- develop employability skills
- explore possible career options
- understand employer expectations
- increase their self-understanding, maturity, independence and self-confidence.
Please contact the Student Support team for queries. It’s helpful if you have a CV and/or list any particular areas of interest.