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.

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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.

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Florey associations and committees

The Florey has a number of associations and committees that work to connect researchers, assist with career development and drive cultural initiatives.

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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.

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Work experience

We’re passionate about developing the next generation of neuroscientists and researchers, and offer a work experience program to years 10–12 students. Work experience at The Florey is a great way for students to observe researchers directly in a laboratory or clinical setting, and in a range of locations and fields.

Due to a high level of demand our work experience program is full for the remainder of 2023 and we are unable to accept any further applications. Please contact the Student Support team for queries.